The deadly coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 has raced across the globe in a few short months. To face this public health crisis NSWALC made a number of key resources  available for you to access below:

  1. NSWALC Food Relief Program
  2. Key Contacts
  3. NSWALC Toolkit for Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs)
  4. Latest News
  5. Network Messages and Media Releases
  6. A Cuppa and a Yarn - NSWALC Podcast
  7. NSWALC Media Kit

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1. NSWALC Food Relief Program

NSWALC partnered with the NSW Government to deliver food boxes into remote communities, to help Elders and our most vulnerable community members through the COVID-19 health crisis.

Registrations have now closed.

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2. Key Contacts

Organisation Contact Details
Health Direct Helpline  1800 022 022
National Coronavirus Helpline 1800 020 080
Mental Health Line 1800 011 511

To find your nearest Aboriginal Medical Service go to:

https://www.ahmrc.org.au/about/members/

 

Latest Information Website Details
NSW Health https://www.health.gov.au
NSW Health Infectious Disease Alerts https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/alerts/Pages/default.aspx
NSW Government https://preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19
The Centre for Aboriginal Health https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/covid-19-resources.aspx#Aboriginal
(National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) https://www.naccho.org.au/home/aboriginal-health-alerts-coronavirus-covid-19/

 

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3. NSWALC Toolkit for Local Aboriginal Land Councils

Do you know the answers to the following questions:

  • What is COVID-19? 
  • How could it affect Aboriginal people? 
  • What are the symptoms?
  • What is social distancing?
  • Why is personal hygiene important?
  • How do I protect my staff?
  • How do I support LALC members and their families?
  • What can I do at home/at work/for children at school?
  • how can I care for our Elders?
  • What about travelling to other communities?

NSWALC has developed a toolkit to help LALCs answer all these questions and more.

You can access the toolkit by clicking here.

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4. Latest News

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5. Network Messages and Media Releases

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6. A Cuppa and a Yarn - NSWALC Podcast

These are extraordinary times & like people all over the world, so many of our mob are doing it tough and facing difficult circumstances. We think it's important to help provide a voice for the Network.

So we've changed the way our podcast A Cuppa and A Yarn operates. We're yarning with Local Aboriginal Land Councils, to check in on how everyone's doing across NSW.

To listen, click on the link below and subscribe:

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7. NSWALC Media Kit

NSWALC has developed a number of resources that you can access below: