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We are bringing together important coronavirus information for you.

Each of our resources starts with a plain language summary of the source material. The summary includes how the information affects and relates to people with disability.

Each resource will also include a link to the source material and the government department or organisation responsible for it. As well as tips for advocates and what next steps you might want to take.

How to find the resource you need

Use the Categories menu on the right to find resources according to topic.

You can also choose to filter the resources based on your state or territory.

  • How to make a complaint about your service

    Tuesday May 26 2020

    If you don’t feel safe or are unhappy with your services, you have the right to make a complaint. You can try to talk to your service provider about your complaint. This might be the quickest way to get your complaint resolved. All National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) registered providers need to have a system […]

  • Reporting abuse and neglect of people with disability

    Tuesday May 26 2020

    People with disability in Australia are more likely to experience abuse, neglect, violence and exploitation than people without disability. Every person with disability has the right to feel and be safe. If you think abuse, neglect, violence or exploitation is happening to a person with disability, you need to report it. We all have a […]

  • Information for NDIS participants from the Quality and Safeguards Commission

    Thursday May 14 2020

    National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants may be worried about getting the support they need during coronavirus (COVID-19). The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (the Commission) has put together a factsheet for participants to help explain some of the changes they might expect. The Commission is working with NDIS providers to make sure they understand […]

  • Easy Read resources to support learning from home during coronavirus

    Tuesday May 12 2020

    A lot of schools around Australia are closed at the moment. This means that children and parents are having to manage learning from home. The Australian Coalition for Inclusive Education has developed a new resource about learning at home during coronavirus. They’ve put together information to help students with disability and their families organise and […]

  • Coronavirus advice for people with disability

    Monday May 11 2020

    The Australian Government has released new advice for people with disability as part of its coronavirus (COVID19) planning for people at risk. The resource brings together information about what people with disability can do to keep safe during coronavirus and links to the Government programs and services that are available. The information explains why people […]

  • Coronavirus apps to help keep you safe

    Monday May 11 2020

    In an effort to slow the spread, keep us informed and keep us safe from coronavirus, the Australian Government has developed two apps. You can download the apps for free on your smart devices (mainly smart phones or tablets like iPads). We explain the difference between these apps below. Coronavirus Australia app The Coronavirus Australia […]