COVID19 information resources

This page features links to advice and information about the COVID19 situation in Australia on government websites and other trusted sources.*

Please visit the Bridge Housing response to COVID19 page for more information about our new service delivery arrangements.

*Please note: As Bridge Housing does not manage these websites or information resources, we are not responsible for the accuracy or recency of the information they contain.

Health advice

NSW Health Infographic







NSW Health

Federal Department of Health

healthdirect symptom checker (National public health information service)

National Coronavirus Helpline: You can call the National Coronavirus Helpline for information and advice about COVID-19 on 1800 020 080. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.

COVIDSafe app

SM covidsafe app campaign resources 0The Federal Government has developed a COVIDSafe app for smartphones to keep you, your family and friends safe during the pandemic. When in use, this app will detect people near you who are CODID19 positive. Learn more here or how to download the app.


Explainer videos

Watch these Explainer videos from the Australian Department of Health to learn more about COVID19 and how to keep yourself safe.

    Social distancing                        Older Australians                           Good hygiene starts here                                 


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Information for older people

Free medicine delivery

Home Medicines Service is available for people in home isolation and for vulnerable patient groups who wish to limit their potential exposure to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community. People aged over 70 is one of the vulnerable groups. Learn more. (Federal Department of Health)

Factsheet for older Australians (Australian Government)

Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

GP and musician Dr Joel Wenitong explains how to keep your mob safe: watch the video

pdf Preventing Coronavirus Outbreaks factsheet (1.08 MB)

Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Centre

Keep our mob safe, stop the spread

Information for CALD communities

Multicultural NSW

SBS: Coronavirus explained in your language videos

Please note: You can use Google Translate to translate COVID19 information on the home page of the Bridge Housing website into 8 community languages.

Information about family law

Legal Aid NSW has produced some factsheets to support families and people experiencing family violence during COVID19.

COVID-19: Are you worried about domestic and family violence?

COVID-19: It's not safe for me to stay at home - what should I do?

COVID-19: Apprehended domestic violence orders

COVID-19: Child support and family payments

COVID-19: Financial stress for separating families

COVID-19: Mediation by telephone

Information about work and learning

TAFE NSW Fee Free Courses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the NSW Government, is offering a number of fee-free* short courses that can be completed in just days or weeks, offering practical skills and experiences across a range of industries: fee free short courses

To be eligible for a fully subsidised place you must:

  • Live or work in NSW
  • Be an Australian Citizen OR Permanent Resident OR New Zealand Citizen OR Humanitarian visa holder
  • Be over 17 years (people between 15 and 17 may be eligible and should contact us for more information)
  • Have left school
  • You will also need Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Information about tenancy rights & supports

NSW Department of Communities & Justice

NSW Tenants Union

City of Sydney COVID19 Community Hotline

The City of Sydney is offering free telephone advice about COVID19-related issues including accommodation, access to food, finance, isolation, personal wellbeing and community support.

Phone 02 9265 9333   Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

  pdf Read or download the poster (638 KB) .

Travel advice

Transport for NSW (Sydney & NSW)

Travel (NSW & interstate)

SmartTraveller (overseas)