New Podcast by Purple Orange

Purple Orange have released a new podcast: COVID-19 – It feels odd to say this is the upside of this terrible, horrific thing that’s happening. Carey from Purple Orange speaks to people with disability throughout the podcast to hear about what their experiences of the Coronavirus pandemic have been. Carey explores how some people with disability […]

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COVID-19 Helpline for people with disability and their supports

The Disability Information Helpline provides information and referrals for people with disability who need help because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Who can access the Helpline? people with disability family members of people with disability carers support workers services When is the Helpline available? Monday to Friday: 8am – 8pm (AEST) Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 7pm […]

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New powers of SACAT to give advice or direction during COVID-19

The South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT) has introduced new laws affecting the lawful detention of ‘protected persons’ in the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act. Protected persons may not be able to understand Government directives about COVID-19. In response to COVID-19, the changes expand the powers of Guardians, the person in charge of prescribed premises […]

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COVID-19 Or Coronavirus information

Official sources for COVID-19 information including: Department of Health & Human Services Coronavirus website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus NDIS and disaster response:https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding/ndis-and-other-government-services/ndis-and-disaster-response?fbclid=IwAR00Dtpk-VWBB1M5bo8A3nSebGj8OB_i2KtKQ8VgC1pE9cEF1nGOULZSxys&mc_cid=b459012946&mc_eid=bd7c1a5e0d People with Disability Australia information for people with disability: https://pwd.org.au/information-about-covid-19-or-coronavirus/ VCOSS keeping the community sector up to date: CONVID-19 and the community sector Federal Government launched Coronavirus Australia app and WhatsApp feature find out more… Additional resources: […]

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