Useful Links and Resources Regarding COVID-19

See our links below for accurate and trusted information about COVID-19, as well as specific informaton and links relating to COVID-19 and seniors, people with a disability, youth, parents and families.

COVID-19 Links and Resources

WA Department of Health - HealthyWA

The WA Department of Health website is the source for trusted and accurate COVID-19 health information, as it relates to Western Australia.

On their website you can access:

  • State daily statistics
  • Locations of confirmed cases
  • State COVID-19 health FAQs
  • COVID-19 clinic information.

WA Government - Department of Premier and Cabinet

The WA Government website is the source for trusted and accurate information about the State's response to COVID-19. This includes information on restrictions as well as general advice for the community and businesses in Western Australia.

On their website you can access:

  • Current WA restrictions (social distancing and gatherings, schools, businesses, travel)
  • State of Emergency Information
  • Information about financial and other relief packages offered by the State Government to businesses and the community.
  • State COVID-19 response FAQs
  • WA COVID-19 Pandemic Plan

Federal Government of Health

The Federal Department of Health website is the source for trusted and accurate information COVID-19 health information

On their website, you can access:

  • National daily case and situations statistics
  • Information about COVID-19 (including symptoms and how to stop the spread)

Federal Government

The Federal Government website is the source for trusted and accurate information about the Federal response to COVID-19. Please note that some information may not be relevant to Western Australia so it is important to refer to both our WA Department of Health and WA Government - Department of Premier and Cabinet for WA-specific information.

On their website, you can access:

  • Current Federal restrictions (international travel, border closures etc.)
  • Information about financial and other relief packages offered by the Federal Government to businesses and the community.
  • Federal COVID-19 Pandemic Plan

Other Useful Link and Resources Regarding COVID-19

Seniors and Older Australians

For information about how COVID-19 is impacting residential aged care providers, visit the My Aged Care website or phone 1800 200 422.

The Council of the Ageing (COTA) have also put together a list of relevant frequently asked questions about COVID-19 in the context of older Australians.

People With a Disability

People with Disability Australia have developed a specialised hub which has the latest updates on COVID-19, along with Auslan resources, blind or vision impaired resources, easy read resources, links to disability support services and further information on where to get help.

Young People

There are a number of useful resources and information about COVID-19 and young people.

Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA)

YACWA are maintaining a COVID-19 live service status portal for up-to-date information on how youth service providers are operating in response to COVID-19.

Youth at Risk Network

The Youth at Risk Network have developed an online hub with links to information and resources to support young people during COVID-19.

Australian Skateboarding

Australian Skateboarding have developed an interesting article on why it is important for young people to stay at home during COVID-19.

Parents and Families

There is plenty of useful information available about COVID-19 for parents and families.

Commissioner for Children and Young People

The Commissioner for Children and Young People have created a number of resources to help parents support and speak to their children about COVID-19.

Generation Next

An informative article from clinical psychologist, Andrew Fuller, about how to speak to your teenager about COVID-19.

Meerlinga Parenting Services

Meerlinga are offering a number of online parenting workshops and sessions. Visit their website for upcoming dates.

Playgroup WA

Playgroup WA have launched a Facebook group for families who want to stay connected during COVID-19. They post regular activities and information which are fun and help babies and young children with their development.

Raising Children

Visit the Raising Children website for helpful information for families about talking to children and teenagers about COVID-19.

Parental as Anything with Maggie Dent

A podcast series covering a range of topics relating to parenting during the time of COVID-19.

Support for Residents and Ratepayers During COVID-19

We understand this is a challenging time for our community and we want to reassure you that help and support is available.

Find out more about what initiatives we have introduced to support our residents and ratepayers during COVID-19, as well as links to other relief and support available.

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