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Sophie Cotsis, the Member for Canterbury, and staff at her electorate office have compiled a list of support services relevant to the Canterbury area of Sydney, although some are suitable for a wider field. While comprehensive, there may be omissions and if so, she would like to be alerted to these so that they may be added to a future list. 

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Do you have a question about Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Do you need help because things have changed?

Help for you is here.

Contact the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787. 


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Nothing beats good old-fashioned hand washing as a way to avoid the spread of infections and diseases. With the current situation of Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is more important than ever to practice good personal hygiene. However, if soap and water aren't available then a hand sanitiser may be the next best thing. 

Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349

There is a special phone line for Queenslanders who are in coronavirus home quarantine and are needing food, medicines or advice and information.

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Government-funded influenza vaccines have been available to providers since mid-April 2020. It was recommended that people get their flu shot before the cold and flu season started. Are you eligible for a free vaccination, and who do you speak to for advice?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and participate in society. In this article, we write about the recommended strategies for preventing the spread of disease, and then the reasons why each approach is suggested.

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With restrictions on movements, daily changes regarding COVID-19, supports are being available to help you be able to “Stay at Home”. From appointments to prescriptions and getting medications, we outline the supports that are available to help you.

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We are living in tough and trying times. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a profound impact on our day to day lives, and we are all experiencing heightened anxiety, confusion and isolation. It’s okay not to be okay.

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There was widespread panic buying and a shortage of supplies on supermarket shelves, especially toilet paper,  earlier this year as COVID-19 crisis intensified. Supermarkets introduced drastic new measures to address this, which included strict limits on item purchases per transaction, priority deliveries and restricted access times for Australians who are older or have a disability. We have updated the information you need to know in August.