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Translated resources

Department of Health Translated coronavirus (COVID-19) resources.
See the list of resources about COVID-19 in other languages here. The resources include fact sheets, guidelines and other publications.

Department of Health + SBS Videos on COVID-19.
Watch the videos made by SBS on Coronavirus for Department of Health here

Health Translations Directory COVID-19 resources.
Health Translations is an online library which enables health practitioners and those working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to easily find free translated health information. Go to the directory.

Women with Disabilities Australia.
WWDA has produced an Easy English ‘What is Coronavirus?’ document to explain some key facts about COVID-19 in a simple way. The document now available in 11 different languages. You can download the document in your preferred language as a PDF or Accessible Word DOC. Go to the directory.

Pregnancy and COVID-19.
The Harmony Alliance has developed translated factsheets from information provided by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). Get the fact sheet or find out more

Translating or interpreting services

  • Translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
  • Deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech or communication impairment, call the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.

You can find the ACT GOVT translations here.

See the WA COVID-19 translated resources and campaign materials here.

The DHHS VIC COVID-19 fact sheets are available in 48 languages. Download them here.

To see the NSW Gov translated factsheets, click here.

For Queensland Health translated resources, click here.

My Health Record

My Health Record lets you control your health information securely, in one place. This means your important health information is available when and where it’s needed, including in an emergency. See what vital health information can be added to your record and how to set alerts so that you know when your information has been accessed by clicking on the links below.

  • Learn how to update your Personal information including emergency contacts here.

  • Learn how to update your Allergies and Medicines information here.

  • See how to make sure relevant health information is available and up-to-date here.

  • Find out about viewing Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Reports here.

  • See how to become an Authorised Representative for someone at higher risk here.

  • Learn how to become a Nominated Representative for someone at higher risk here.

  • Find out how to add an Advanced Care Plan to your record here.

Contact information

  • My Health Record Help line: 1800 723 471. The Help line is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Free call (call charges apply from mobile phones).

  • To contact us, click here.

My Health Record for Healthcare professionals information

  • For a full list of contact details for all healthcare professionals, click here.

Pregnancy and newborn care

QLD
  • Maternity care for mothers and babies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Download the Clinical Guidelines from QLD Health PDF here.

  • Parent information. Download the Clinical Guidelines from QLD Health PDF here.
NSW
  • NSW Health COVID-19: Information for women accessing Maternity Services. For more information on the quality care provided during COVID-19 and beyond, click here.
ACT
  • ACT Health - Advice for Pregnant Women. Download the PDF here.

  • Calvary Hospital Coronavirus. Download the Advice for Pregnant Women PDF here.
VIC
  • Coronavirus and pregnancy. Get the information from Raising Children Network here.
TAS
  • Temporary Changes to the Maternity Service In Response To Coronavirus (COVID 19) - RHH. Learn about the changes that have been made in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) here
SA
  • Women and Children's Health Network. Get information about how COVID-19 may affect you and your family here.
NT
  • Pregnancy, birthing and child health. Learn about pregnancy screening and testing here.
WA
  • Management of COVID-19 Infection in Pregnant Women. Read the clinical guidelines here.

  • COVID-19 Guidelines for Neonatal Services. Read the clinical guidelines here.
National
  • Ranzof COVID-19 statement. Read the message for pregnant women and their families. Updated Sunday 29 March 2020 here.

  • COVID-19 and pregnancy. Get information from Pregnancy, Birth & Baby here.

Mental Health

QLD
  • Looking after yourself while you are self-quarantining. Learn more.
NSW
  • NSW Mental Health Commission Mental health and the coronavirus. Learn more.
ACT
  • ACT Health - Mental Health and COVID-19. Get information about mental health and wellbeing here.
VIC
  • Chronic illness and coronavirus. Get resources for community health and COVID-19 here.
TAS
  • Mental Health Council of Tasmania - COVID-19. Get advice and tips to help reduce anxiety and stress during COVID-19 here.
SA
  • COVID-19 Mental Health Support. for South Australians feeling overwhelmed or needing additional support during the COVID-19 pandemic here.
NT
  • Mental Health Services. Get general information on mental health from NT Health here.
WA
  • COVID-19 information and resources. Information for mental health, alcohol and other drug service providers here.
NATIONAL
  • Head to Health. Find out how to improve your own mental health, or support somebody else with mental health issues here.

Chronic Conditions

QLD
  • QLD Health- Palliative Care and COVID-19 Resources. Get onformation from Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education here.
NSW
  • Management of Chronic Conditions. Get general information from Health Direct Australia here.
ACT
  • Chronic Disease Management Unit. Get general information from ACT Health here.
VIC
  • Chronic illness and coronavirus. Get resources for community health and coronavirus here.
TAS
  • COVID-19: Changes to the delivery of services by the Tasmanian Autism. Download the fact sheet here.
SA
  • SA DHS coronavirus response. See hot the Department of Human Services (DHS) is supporting vulnerable South Australians during COVID-19 here.
NT
  • NT Chronic diseases. For PHN resources on chronic disease, click here.
WA
  • Support for people living with a chronic condition and general information from Healthy WA. Read more.
National
  • Advice for people at risk of COVID-19 from the Department of Health. Learn more.

Disability

QLD
  • Learn about the Queenslanders With a Disability Network here.
NSW
  • NSW Health COVID-19 Resources. here.
ACT
  • Women with Disabilities ACT COVID-19. Find out more here.
VIC
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for the disability sector. Get more on the disability sector plan, isolation management in disability accommodation services, and information on centre-based disability services here.
TAS
  • Department of Communities Tasmania. COVID-19 impact on Communities Tasmania services and activities here.
SA
  • SA DHS coronavirus response. The Department of Human Services (DHS) is committed to supporting vulnerable South Australians in this time of need by continuing vital work in the community. Learn more.
NT
  • NT Health Office of Disability. Get information on COVID-19 here.
WA
  • Developmental Disability WA. Information to help people and families stay informed, safe and prepared during COVID-19 here.

PWDWA

  • Find advocacy and information services here.
National
  • Women with Disabilities Australia. For an Easy English ‘What is Coronavirus?’ document explaining some key facts about COVID-19, go here.

Department of Health Management and Operational Plan.

  • Deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech or communication impairment, call the National Relay Service on tel:1800555677 or click here for more.

Older Australians

QLD
  • Information for older Queenslanders can be found here.
NSW
  • COVID-19: Information for Older Australians. Find general information from Health Direct Australia here.
ACT
  • COTA ACT Response to Coronavirus from March 2020. Read more here.
VIC
  • COVID-19 resources for older Victorians from COTA Victoria can be found here.
TAS
  • COTA Tas Coronavirus (Covid-19) Advice is doing its best to provide up-to-date, accurate information, but it is essential that you check an official source before taking any action here.
SA 
  • Aged Care Facility Visitation. The Government of South Australia has issued a Direction in relation to visitors to residential aged care facilities. Read more.
NT
  • NT Health Community advice for elderly and aged care. Get information from NT Health here.
WA
  • COVID-19 Information. Get information from COTA Australia here.
National
  • Department of Health - Information for Older Australians. Get an information sheet for older Australians, their family and friends about how to protect older Australians from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) here.

Domestic and Family Violence

QLD
  • QLD Gov: Domestic and family violence. Get information, services and support for people impacted by domestic and family violence here.
NSW
  • Domestic Violence NSW COVID-19 Information. Domestic Violence NSW is the peak representative body for a range of specialist domestic and family violence services in New South Wales. Learn more.
ACT
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence. Get general information from ACT Health here.
VIC
  • Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria. This section has information and advice on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacts those experiencing family violence and their friends and family. Learn more.

  • In Touch - Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence. For more on services and support during COVID-19 go here.
TAS
  • Department of Communities Tasmania. Learn about COVID-19 impact on Communities Tasmania services and activities here.
SA
  • SA DHS coronavirus response. The Department of Human Services (DHS) is committed to supporting vulnerable South Australians during COVID-19 by continuing vital work in the community. Learn more.
NT
  • Help for domestic, family and sexual violence. can be found here.
WA
  • Family and Domestic Violence Help. Get information from Communities WA here.
National
  • The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA). Find information on family and domestic violence & COVID-19, through a gender lens here.

  • 1800RESPECT Free 24/7 telephone and online crisis and trauma counselling services for anyone impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence can be found here.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

QLD
  • QLD Health First Nations COVID-19 Resources. Get information from Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education here.

  • Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships. Information about keeping Queensland communities safe during coronavirus can be found here.
NSW
  • Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW. Get information about COVID-19 here.

  • NSW Health Travel to rural and remote communities. Find more information here.
ACT
  • Winnunga Health Services. COVID-19 Precautions for Winnunga Clients can be found here.

  • Coronavirus: How to support our mob. Read the flyer that was developed in collaboration with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Partnerships - ACT Health here.
VIC
  • Victorian Aboriginal Health Services. VAHS will continue to provide services to the Community but they will look a little different. Find out more.

  • COVID-19 information for Aboriginal communities. Aboriginal peak organisations and leadership is working closely with state, local and Commonwealth Governments to coordinate response plans. Learn more.
TAS
  • COVID-19 Information for Aboriginal people. The Department of Communities Tasmania has prepared a fact sheet to provide useful information and important links for Tasmanian Aboriginal people and organisations who are seeking answers and clarification. Get the fact sheet.
SA
  • Restrictions on movement into Aboriginal communities. Movement into certain remote areas across South Australia is being restricted to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more.
NT
  • Messages in language. Audio, video and printed files with health messages for COVID-19 in Aboriginal languages are being rolled out across the Northern Territory to cover a majority of language groups. More will be added as they become available. Read more.
WA
  • Coronavirus information for Aboriginal people. Information from Healthy WA can be found here.

  • Remote Aboriginal communities and COVID-19. Learn about travel restrictions here.
National
  • COVID-19 resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and remote communities. can be found here.

A collection of resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and remote communities, about COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 advice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and remote communities can be found here.

Translated resources

  • Department of Health Translated COVID-19 resources. Find resources including fact sheets, guidelines and other publications here.

  • Department of Health + SBS Videos on COVID-19. Videos made by SBS about COVID-19 for Department of Health can be found here.

  • Health Translations Directory COVID-19 resources. Health Translations is an online library which enables health practitioners and those working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to easily find free translated health information. Learn more.

  • Pregnancy and COVID-19. The Harmony Alliance has developed translated factsheets from information provided by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).Learn more.

  • Department of Health and Human Services Victoria COVID-19 fact sheets available in 48 languages. COVID-19 translated information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, health professionals and industry can be found here.

  • Women with Disabilities Australia. WWDA has produced an Easy English ‘What is Coronavirus?’ document to explain some key facts about COVID-19 in a simple way. The document available in 11 different languages. Download it here.

  • Translating or interpreting services. https://www.tisnational.gov.au/en/Non-English-speakers For translating or interpreting services, call 131 450. For deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech or communication impairment, call the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.Learn more.
ACT
  • Health Translated Resources. Learn more here.
WA
  • COVID-19 translated resources and campaign materials. Learn more here.

  • Department of Health and Human Services Victoria COVID-19 fact sheets available in 48 languages. Learn more here.
NSW
  • Government translated factsheets. Find out more here.
QLD
  • Queensland Health translated resources. Learn more.