COVID-19 News and Updates
ECCWA is working closely with other Community Peak Bodies to ensure that members have the most up to date information and is available to help members with issues. Please do not hesitate to contact us.
If you have experienced or witnessed a racist incident, please make a report here
Official Government updates
To read the latest updates on COVID-19 restrictions in WA, please visit https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-the-premier-and-cabinet/covid-19-coronavirus-latest-updates
We have also included a list of resources to assist you:
1) Social services
2) Family and domestic violence
We have worked with the Women's Council for Domestic & Family Violence services of WA to develop a
COVID-19 FDV Safety Plan in 9 different languages.
3) Community groups
Australian Government Services Australia. Information on Centrelink payments and other COVID-19
4) People with a disability
We have included the following links from Government websites on COVID-19 here for your information :
5) Translated COVID-19 news and information portal
6) Translated resources by ethno link
We have been advised by OMI that they are working with Department of Health to have information translated but in the meantime below is a link made by a private language services provider which has compiled a library of the
translated resources that are currently available. Please see:
Also please see a couple of FACT sheets provided by Red Cross and the Karen community :
8) Pregnant women
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) has published advice and information for pregnant women and their families regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
This information contains knowledge available to the College now regarding risks to pregnant women and their offspring, advice regarding self-care during pregnancy and changes to the way that antenatal and postnatal care will be delivered. The full article is online: https://ranzcog.edu.au/statements-guidelines/covid-19-statement