How we’re supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people COVID-19

3 June 2020

This page provides information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who we support, their families and support networks, about how we’re responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

How we are continuing to support you

Life Without Barriers remains committed to supporting you and your community during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. We will continue to provide information and access to resources that may assist you. If you have any questions about how we are responding to the virus, please call the Life Without Barriers National COVID-19 Response Call Centre on 1800313 117.

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.

Resources

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

Concerned about your health?

If you need health advice, call the Australian Government’s 24/7 Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

Struggling with your mental health?

If you want to talk to someone about your mental health, you can call Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 for 24/7 phone counselling. They also have an online chat open 3pm to 12am (AEDT).

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

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. If you need an interpreter call 131 450 first