These are challenging times for many in the community.
Whatever your situation, there are resources available to support you during these difficult times.
Here are a few of them.
Translated resources - coronavirus (COVID-19)
Go to https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/translated-resources-coronavirus-disease-covid-19
Visa and Travel
The latest visa and travel advice from the Australian Government
Information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information about symptoms, travel and what to do to reduce the risk of infection and where to get tested can be found on the website of the Victorian Deparment of Health and and Housing Services
Emergency support for International Students in Victoria
Please visit International Student Emergency Relief Fund
Mauritian passport holders
Mauritians visiting or studying in Australia might like to visit the website of the Mauritius High Commission at Mauritius High Commission in Canberra
COVID Connect is a free service from the Australian Red Cross to provide support and community connection to people who are feeling socially isolated as a result of COVID-19.
Please visit Australian Red Cross
Do you need health insurance?
If you’re not eligible for Medicare in Australia or do not have health or travel insurance, CHOICE has information that might be of assistance to you.
Go to Choice Health Articles Coronavirus Health Insurance
Business Support Fund links
The Business Support Fund Application form is at business.vic.gov.au
The Frequently Asked Questions are also on the Business Victoria website
Please visit: ATO - JobKeeper-Payment
For factsheets on the JobKeeper Payment visit: https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/jobkeeper
Financial help if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age and looking for work. It’s also for when you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study for a short time.
Please visit Services Australia Jobseeker Payment
Stay Smart Online - Cyber security tips
Australian Cyber Security Centre
Mental Health and COVID-19
If you find self-isolation stressful and is impacting your mental health go to Head to Health Support
These websites may also be of interest to internatinal students:
City of Melbourne