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

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.

We have included the following links from Government websites on COVID-19 here for your information :

Australian Government Services Australia. Information on Centrelink payments and ​other COVID-19

support:

WA Government COVID-19 information website

WA council of Social Services: (WACOSS)

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:


https://www.ethnolink.com.au/covid-19-coronavirus-translated-resources/

 

SBS has today launched a COVID-19 news and information portal in 63 languages

Also please see a couple of FACT sheets provided by Red Cross and the Karen community :

 

Coronavirus for Karen community

 

Reduce your risk of Coronavirus for Karen community .

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