National advice hotline
For information on coronavirus (COVID-19) call the hotline - open 24 hours, 7 days.
The number is 1800 020 080.
If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
Stop the spread! Learn what you need to do.
Follow the latest Government Health advice by clicking here.
If you think you might have Coronavirus symptoms, click here.
If you are travelling back to Australia from overseas or travelling domestically, click here.
If you need mental health support during the Coronavirus, click here.
Or contact Lifeline
Phone: 13 11 14 (24 hours/7 days)
Text: 0477 13 11 14 (6pm – midnight AEDT, 7 nights)
Chat online: https://www.lifeline.org.au/crisis-chat (7pm - midnight, 7 nights)
StandBy Support After Suicide: contactable via phone 24 hours/7 days on 0400 183 490 or email [email protected]
Suicide Bereavement Group: please email [email protected]
The government's stimulus explained
The Treasury Department has a breakdown of the Government’s economic response and what it means for Individuals and Households, Businesses and for the wider economy.
Need help from Centrelink?
The Department of Human Services has released detailed information about how it is supporting Australians.
If you’re looking for information on how to claim the Jobseeker Payment, click here.
If you want to create a My Gov account, you can do so here.
Get advice from your local state or territory government
States and territories can apply their own restrictions, including closing their state borders. Find out more about restrictions in your state or territory by visiting:
Australian Capital Territory: ACT Government Health
New South Wales: NSW Government Health
Northern Territory: Northern Territory Government
Queensland: Queensland government health and wellbeing
South Australia: Government of South Australia SA Health
Western Australia: Government of Western Australia Department of Health