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3/08/2020
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Webinar: What Stage 4 restrictions mean for Victorian disability services

NDS is hosting a webinar with DHHS on Tuesday 4 August on Stage 4 restrictions and disability services
News update
3/08/2020
News update

Temporary changes to the Victorian RTA in response to COVID-19

Victorian SDA providers need to familiarise themselves with temporary changes to the Residential Tenancies Act.

WA COVID-19 updates and resources released

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3/07/2020

The Community Sector Partnership Team - Department of Communities has released COVID-19 updates and resources for the Western Australian Disability Sector.

State Recovery Plan Communities is the lead agency for the COVID-19 social recovery. In recent weeks, Communities has captured insights from ministerial roundtables, vulnerable cohort taskforces and pre-existing engagement mechanisms to draft a social recovery sub-plan. This work will inform the development of the overall State Recovery Plan and Impact Statement.WA Phase 4 roadmap to recovery The gathering restrictions were relaxed further on 27 June as part of Phase 4 of the COVID-19 WA roadmap. Phase 5 is planned to commence on 18 July 2020.  Despite the easing of restrictions, Western Australians must remain vigilant of COVID-19 and continue to maintain physical distancing and good hygiene.Information for remote Aboriginal communities The Department of Communities and Department of Premier and Cabinet have established a dedicated COVID-19 webpage for remote Aboriginal communities that contains general information and messages in language about COVID-19 and available support services.Culturally appropriate resources for Aboriginal communities The Mental Health Commission has created a dedicated COVID-19 webpage on the Strong Spirit Strong Mind website that contains culturally appropriate information for Aboriginal communities on topics such as symptoms of Coronavirus, social distancing and good hygiene practices.

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