Information for Aboriginal people
On this page
- Health advice for Aboriginal communities
- Need help now?
- Information for people who rent their home
- Assistance packs for remote Aboriginal communities
Health advice for Aboriginal communities
The Australian Government recommends that Aboriginal people aged over 50 should stay home as much as possible.
Find out more about protecting community and Elders to stop the spread of COVID-19:
- Good health and hygiene (NSW Health)
- Stay connected (NSW Health)
- Protect community and Elders (NSW Health)
- Sorry Business and Coronavirus (NSW Health)
- New laws impact public gatherings (NSW Health)
- Keep your mob small (NSW Health)
- Keep our communities healthy – stop the spread (NSW Health)
- About the COVID-19 Outbreak (Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council NSW)
Need help now?
We’re still here. Help keep your community safe by calling us, instead of visiting our offices.
- contact the Aboriginal Housing Office: 1800 727 555 or www.aho.nsw.gov.au
- Aboriginal Enquiry Line (DCJ Housing) 1800 422 322
- Child Protection Helpline 13 2111
- Link2Home Homelessness 1800 152 152
- Domestic Violence Line 1800 656 463
- Ageing and Disability Abuse 1800 628 221
Find out how DCJ’s essential services will continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Information for people who rent their home
- Renting & Coronavirus: What you need to know (Tenants’ Union of NSW)
Assistance packs for remote Aboriginal communities
NSW Aboriginal Land Council and the NSW Government are working together to provide non-perishable foods and hygiene supplies to remote Aboriginal communities impacted by COVID-19.
To register for a pack:
Learn more about the assistance packages program (NSW Aboriginal Affairs)