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Coronavirus Resources


Aboriginal specific information

  • Coronavirus - How to support our mob and communities video
  • Sorry Business and funerals during coronavirus
  • National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation  Coronavirus updates 
  • COVID-19 resources: Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
  • Kimberly Aboriginal Medical Service COVID-19 updates
  • NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #CoronaVirus News Alert
  • Victorian State Government Coronavirus information for Aboriginal communities
  • Donations of essential items for Aboriginal people.

Communication and advocacy

  • COVID-19 resources for communication professionals
  • COVID-19 Media Guidance for Civil Justice Advocates
  • CLC NSW COVID 19 social policy response
  • Consumer Actions’ call to provide relief for thousands struggling due to COVID-19
  • Tenants' Union NSW' call to Protect our Communities: No Evictions In A Health Crisis
  • Media tips
  • National COVID-19  Messaging Document
  •  Building a communications plan
  • Writing good objectives
  • Communications Plan worksheet - see downloadable documents at the bottom of this page.

Court information 

Employment information

  • Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws – Fair Work Ombudsman
  • COVID-19 employment rights Q & A – Jobwatch
  • Caxton Legal Centre specialist employment law service
  • Queensland Law Handbook online employment law chapter
  • Australian Council of Trade Unions - Workers' Rights, Tools & Resources for dealing with COVID-19
  • Caxton Legal Centre COVID-19 legal information video: Staying home from work
  • Guidance and assistance for individual members of the Queensland Law Society

    IT support

    Legal help

    • Community legal centres in Queensland opening hours during the coronavirus
    • Community Legal Centres who can help you with your legal problem
    • Caxton Legal Centre factsheet: COVID-19 and your everyday legal issues
    • Caxton Legal Centre factsheet: COVID-19 and the legal consequences of failing to self-quarantine
    • Caxton Legal Centre factsheet: COVID-19 and family law issues.
    • Caxton Legal Centre COVID-19 legal information video: Surviving on a reduced income
    • Caxton Legal Centre COVID-19 legal information video: General access to health services
    • Caxton Legal Centre COVID-19 legal information video: Racism
    • Legal Aid Queensland COVID-19 updates
    • Free and independent phone and internet compliant services
    • Seven Guidelines for Parents Who Are Divorce/Separated and Sharing Custody of Children During the COVID19 Pandemic
    • Free legal help for the community sector from Justice Connect
    • Queensland Human Rights Commission changes to its service delivery
    • QCAT arrangements for Guardianship matters
    • QCAT arrangements for urgent Minor Civil Dispute Tenancy matters
    • QCAT arrangements for ALL other QCAT matters
    • Consumer Action Law Centre’s work during COVID-19 health crisis
    • List of community legal centres throughout Australia
    • Family Court of Australia - Information for parents - questions and answers
    • Australian Women Against Violence Alliance resources specific to gendered and intimate partner violence
    • Youth Advocacy Centre Legal Information

    Mental and physical health information

    • Commonwealth Government resources including posters for your office and social media posts 
    • Free counselling for CLC staff through LifeWorks
    • Work-related psychological health and safety - A systematic approach to meeting your duties
    • Queensland Law Society advice on dealing with isolation
    • A Practical Guide to Video Mental Health Consultation
    • Digital mental health resources
    • Work from home and mental health - The Remote Expert video 
    • How to prevent burnout and look after yourself in practice - The College of Law video
    • 5 ways to draw the line between work and the rest of life - The College of Law article
    • Queensland Mental Health Commission - Coronavirus and mental health resources
    • Australian government advice - Supporting the mental health of Australians through the Coronavirus pandemic
    • Queensland Mental Health Commission COVID-19 and mental health resources
    • Beyond Blue - Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
    • Telephone, Digital and Downloadable Tools for Remote Alcohol and Drug Service Delivery
    • Queensland Government health hotline

    Organisational support

    • Upcoming free webinars from Justice Connect for NFPs - Employment issues for NFPs, Contract issues for community organisations & AGMS - postpone or hold remotely?
    • Financial and other assistance available to not-for-profit organisations, individuals and businesses 
    • Institute of Community Directors Australia free Epidemic/Pandemic Policy document
    • Queensland Law Society COVID-19 Legal Profession resources 
    • Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland is offering free membership to employers facing complex HR situations as a result of the Coronavirus
    • Business Continuity Planning Accelerator
    • Summary of QCOSS’ activities for pandemic management
    • Australian Council of Social Service template: Workplace guidelines for COVID-19 response for staff
    • When Domestic Violence Comes to Work (when work is at home) factsheet
    • Impact of COVID-19 on the NSW legal profession
    • ACNC blanket extension to Annual Information Statement submissions
    • Australian Government economic response for NFPs 
    • Business Continuity Planning template from knowmore 
    • Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness Planning for COVID-19
    • Gallagher’s Pandemic Preparedness resources including tips on remote work, simple business continuity planning and cyber risks
    • Pandemic risk management for business
    • King and Wood Mallesons Implications for Business guides
    • Free ethics and compliance training video - safeguarding company assets, data privacy and fraud
    • How NFPs can navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19 webinar
    • Gilbert and Tobin advice about board member responsibilities during COVID-19 for both Companies Limited by Guarantee and CATSI organisations
    • Community Services Industry Planning tools
    • Griffith University guide: Supporting small businesses during COVID-19

    Welfare information 

    • Economic Justice Australia factsheet COVID-19 and Centrelink
    • Australian government factsheet: Providing support to retirees
    • Australian government factsheet: Early access to superannuation
    • Australian government factsheet: Payment to support households
    • Australian government factsheet: Income support for individuals
    • Frequently asked Centrelink questions answered
    • Emergency Relief Support for Logan residents
    • Accessing donations of essential items

    Working from home support