What is Everyday Practice doing?
Everyday Practice remains dedicated to supporting best practice NDIS service delivery throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.
Everyday Practice’s Resource Hive provides a range of practical resources for NDIS Providers and NDIS Participants. Topic 2, Provider Registration and Participant Safety, now includes additional resources for NDIS Providers to help them respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and support their NDIS Participants and staff.
Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) has also developed a range of COVID-19 resources for NDIS Participants, including in Easy English.
Make sure you’re getting your information about COVID-19 from the right sources. Some of these are listed below.
Disability and Carers
The new Disability Information Helpline is available for people with disability, their families, carers, support workers and services who need help because of coronavirus.
Contact the Helpline from Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST) and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 7pm (AEST).
Key contact details for official Australian Government agencies and information are listed below.
States and Territories
Key contact details for official state and territory government agencies and information are listed below.
The World Health Organisation is the most reliable source of international information about COVID-19.
If you’re feeling anxious or stressed about the COVID-19 pandemic, or just want to find out more about it, the below services are available by phone.
If you are a person who is deaf or has a hearing or speech impairment, to access a standard or 1300 number:
- TTY users – phone 133 677 and ask for the phone number you wish to contact
- Speak and Listen (speech-to-speech relay) users – phone 1300 555 727 and ask for the phone number you wish to contact
- Internet relay users – visit the National Relay Service website and ask for the phone number you wish to contact.
To access a 1800 number:
- TTY users – phone 1800 555 677 and ask for the 1800 toll-free number you wish to contact
- Speak and Listen (speech-to-speech relay) users – phone 1800 555 727 and ask for the 1800 toll-free number you wish to contact
- Internet relay users – visit the National Relay Service website and ask for the 1800 toll-free number you wish to contact.
For more information visit the National Relay Service website.
Disclaimer: Everyday Practice’s moderators are not trained medical professionals. For any medical related queries regarding COVID-19, please contact your GP or the Australian Government’s National Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 020 080.