Coronavirus (COVID-19) Key Facts and Links

Given the extensive amount of information out there at the moment regarding the responses of various levels of Government to the Coronavirus outbreak, as well as the changes to behaviour, restrictions and travel limits placed on Australians, I have designed this page as a one-stop-shop for all the key sites and facts.


Key Websites (click link for the full website)

Commonwealth Government

For all the latest news on the Australian Government's response (economic, health and restrictions) -

For key information about travel restrictions (Commonwealth) -

For health related information -

For mental health information and support -

For checking symptoms -

For factsheets and and the eligibility criteria for all the various payments available -

For specific information about payments to individuals based on their current circumstances -

For specific information for businesses -

Register your business for the JobKeeper ($1,500 per fortnight, per employee) Payment -

Local Government

For information on how the City of Stirling is responding to Coronavirus -

Liberal Party of WA

To register your small business (WA only) as open for business (in compliance with health and social distancing restrictions) -

WA Government

For details regarding the WA Government's response -

For information from WA's Department of Health - 

For information about WA students learning from home -

For information from the WA Government on small business advice –

For details regarding the WA Government's border controls -


New Ways of Receiving Updates


Key Hotlines

Commonwealth Government

For health emergencies - Dial '000' immediately

For health advice - 24/7 National Coronavirus Hotline - 1800 020 080

Services Australia Jobseekers Contact Line - 132 850

For business advice - 13 28 46

For urgent consular assistance - +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas, or 1300 555 135 from within Australia

Local Government

For dedicated small business support from the City of Stirling - Small Business Information Hotline - (08) 9205 8904

For information about City of Stirling community services and supports - 1800 729 655

WA Government

For information from the WA Government on small business advice – 133 140 (8.30am - 4.30pm weekdays)

For information about a range of COVID-19 related issues from the WA Government – 13 COVID (13 26843).


Mental Health Hotlines

Key links, numbers and chat options -

Lifeline Australia - 13 11 14

Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800

BeyondBlue - 1300 22 4636

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (WA metro area only) - 1300 555 788


Key Facebook Sites

Australian Government - @ausgov

Commonwealth Health Department - @healthgovau

Prime Minister's Press Conferences and Key Announcements - @scottmorrison4cook