We have developed a directory of contact details for health advice, income support, government services and assistance available regarding COVID-19.
A 24/7 hotline has been set up to handle COVID-19 inquiries including the latest updates on restrictions, cost of living assistance, financial support for businesses or rules around social distancing. Service NSW operate the hotline and it can be reached on 13 77 88.
If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.
The Tenants Union provide one on one assistance for renters facing evictions, needing to negotiate rent reductions and other tenancy issues.
1800 251 101
Free Call 1800 643 787
Older drivers renewals: If you're aged 75 years and older and/or you're a low-risk driver you can request an extension by calling the Licence Review Unit (LRU) on 6604 9301 between 8am and 7pm Monday to Friday. Information about general renewals is here.
Information about special COVID-19 income support available from the Federal Goverment
If you need help with Centrelink and payments: Economic Justice Australia factsheet or you can call the Welfare Rights Centre: 9211 5300 | 1800 226 028
SBS has factsheets, videos and important information in a range of languages.
Redfern Legal Centre has put together a factsheet for international students who need a range of assistance.
COVID-19 Home Medicines Service - a scheme to enable participating pharmacies to deliver medicines on PBS to patients. My Med Kit is an app to home deliver prescriptions and other pharmacy products. $5 delivery and delivers to Inner West.
Assistance from the federal government includes cash flow support to businesses and temporary measures to provide relief for financially distressed businesses.
Information from the NSW Government regarding commercial leases