COVID-19 information and contacts

We have developed a directory of contact details for health advice, income support, government services and assistance available regarding COVID-19. 

 

Government information on all non-health related Covid-19 enquiries: 13 77 88

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.

 

Health enquiries relating to COVID-19: 1800 020 080

NSW Health COVID-19 information

Federal Govt COVID-19 Resources

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.

 

Information and assistance for renters

The Tenants Union provide one on one assistance for renters facing evictions, needing to negotiate rent reductions and other tenancy issues.

Tenants Union  - Tenants' Advice Line

1800 251 101

 

The new Disability Information Helpline for COVID-19

Free Call 1800 643 787

 

ServiceNSW and drivers licence renewals

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.

 

Income support

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

 

COVID-19 information in 63 languages

SBS has factsheets, videos and important information in a range of languages.

 

Advice for International Students facing hardship

Redfern Legal Centre has put together a factsheet for international students who need a range of assistance. 

 

Prescriptions and chemist delivery service

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. 

 

Financial support for businesses

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

 

 

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