This has been an anxious time for many in our community. Please rest assured that you and your family's health and wellbeing are my top priority in responding to COVID-19.
Our State and Federal Government are taking action to help keep our community safe.
We've taken unprecedented action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic requiring all people entering South Australia to isolate for 14-days from their arrival (read more). For more information, phone 1300 232 272 or send an email.
NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES & SOCIAL GATHERINGS
Find out which facilities are restricted from opening here.
South Australian students now have access to modern online resources to support their education at home (read more). The State Government have also invested an additional $5 million to boost hygiene in our schools (read more). For updated information about public health official's current advice on school protocols, click here and here for FAQs.
Learn more about our dedicated COVID-19 clinics, drive-through testing clinics and centres across metropolitan and regional South Australia at SA Health.
SUPPORTING BUSINESS AND WORKERS
The Federal Government's additional $66 billion worth of economic stimulus measures includes significant wage subsidies and gov-guaranteed loans, to help support SA small and medium businesses. Read more
INCOME SUPPORT FOR HOUSEHOLDS
From 27 April 2020, people will receive their usual Centrelink payment plus a temporary Coronavirus Supplement of $550 each fortnight for around six months. An additional Economic Support payment of $750 will assist 6.6 million Social Security and Veterans' income support recipients and eligible concession card holders. Click here to learn if you're eligible.
EARLY RELEASE OF SUPERANNUATION
Individuals in financial stress as a result of COVID-19 can access up to $10,000 of their superannuation in 2019-20 and a further $10,000 in 2020-21. Click here to learn how you can apply.
If you have family or friends who are currently overseas and require urgent consular assistance, phone +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas) or 1300 555 135 (within Australia). Visit the SmartTraveller website for most up-to-date information. Click here for more information about overseas travel bans and restrictions.
Together, we will get through this.