How we’re supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in COVID

18 May 2020

This page provides information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who receive our services, their families and support networks about how we’re responding to the coronavirus outbreak. We will update it regularly to ensure you remain informed.

How we are continuing to support you

Life Without Barriers remains totally committed to supporting you, and every other person who chooses our services during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. As your service provider, we understand just how important it is to have the choice to continue your support, as we adjust to the impact of the virus over the coming months.

Remote area travel restrictions

Access to remote and very remote communities has been restricted to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read the restrictions here.

Contact Life Without Barriers

If you have any questions about Life Without Barriers’ response to COVID-19, please call the Life Without Barriers National COVID-19 Response Call Centre Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 5.30pm EST. Calls to report suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 can be made 24/7.

Concerned about your health? Speak to a nurse

If you need health advice, call the Australian Government’s 24/7 Coronavirus Health Information Line

If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.


There are a number of resources available from external organisations that are useful during this time: