Last updated Tuesday, 7 April 2020
The TAC is closely monitoring the rapidly changing COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation.
We continue to work with government, health agencies and our providers to ensure TAC clients receive the care they need with minimal disruption.
If you suspect you may have coronavirus, please call the Department of Health and Human Services dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. Only use Triple Zero (000) for emergencies.
Information in your language
The Health translations website has the definitive collection of COVID-19 resources that is updated daily. These include critical fact sheets, videos, and posters currently available in 70 languages. These can be accessed here.
Help to protect yourself
Coronavirus is a respiratory illness, with symptoms ranging from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover quickly and easily, and others may get very sick very quickly.
The Department of Health website has useful resources to help you understand if:
How to look after your mental health
Psychologists from the TAC's clinical Panel have put together some information about how to look after your mental health during the pandemic.
Australian Government funding support
The Australian Government has announced a comprehensive funding package to help protect all Australians. This includes vulnerable groups such as the elderly and those with chronic conditions. More information is available at Coronavirus: National Health Plan resources.