WESTERN AUSTRALIA

All of the latest and most up-to-date COVID-19 information from the WA Government can be found on the Healthy WA website or the WA government COVID-19 website.

Each of the links below takes you to the Healthy WA website where there are a range of resources available for organisations and individuals:

COVID-19 Testing and isolation guides
As COVID-19 cases increase across WA, it’s important to understand what we need to do when it comes to testing and isolation. Listed below are the guidelines that you can follow depending on the situation you’ve been in. Following these will help you know what to do to keep yourself and others in the community safe. These 1 page fact sheets are useful for organisations to make available to their staff and clients:

COVID-19 in Children

Join Dr Andrew Martin, from the Children and Adolescent Health Service, as he describes how COVID-19 can affect children and how to care for them at home.

VICTORIA

  • COVIDSafe Plan – Template
    This document is a bit outdated (Oct 2021) but has a baseline of issues that should be considered when developing a preparedness plan, including considerations for workforce issues (such as rostering the same groups of workers on the same shifts, single worksites, avoiding overlapped shifts, etc)
    • This document is also available in  a number of different languages and accessible formats here.
  • Business Continuity Tool for the Aboriginal Community Services Sector
    This is a very comprehensive tool for putting together a service continuity plan that has been put together bythe Victorian Government for the Aboriginal Community Services Sector. Whilst the contacts are not relevant to Western Australia, there is a lot of useful information that could be copied.

NEW SOUTH WALES

  • Webinars for preparing and updating COVID-19 management plans
    The NSW Department of communities and justice has put together a series of webinars on how to prepare and update (specific to the Omicron outbreak) a COVID-19 management plan for community sector organisations. You can find them here.
  • Prepare for the unexpected – a general tool for disaster planning that includes useful information relating to pandemics. Has been updated in late 2021 to inlcude COVID specific information.

QUEENSLAND

The Queensland government has developed a really user friendly platform for helping the community to prepare for living with COVID-19. 

TASMANIA

  • COVID-19 Safe Workplaces Framework – This page contains a variety of resources and templates for creating a business continuity plan, which whilst not specific to the community services sector may be relevant.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

NORTHERN TERRITORY

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY