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Resources to assist with Family Violence, Housing, Income, Food and Personal Concerns

Resources to assist with Family Violence, Housing, Income, Food and Personal Concerns

14 July 2020

Important contact numbers

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398 (24 hours)
  • Interpreter services - contact the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) number 131 450
  • Emergencies only, contact the police on Triple Zero (000)

Safety and Wellbeing

Read more information on Council's Safety and Wellbeing page

About the Coronavirus infection

Support for Specific Community Groups

Parents and Families

International Students

Visa Holders - Information for Immigrants and Visa Holders

Health and Wellbeing

Advice and Support for Family Violence

Information in Other Languages 

Domestic and Overseas Travel

Housing and Legal Support - Housing and Homelessness

  • Housing Tenants
    Residential tenants or those living in a rooming house, social housing, caravan park or specialist disability accommodation, may apply to break a lease early in the event of financial hardship. Landlords may not evict those who wish to stay except in the event of damage to property, criminal activity or serious violence. Visit Consumer Affairs Victoria website
  • For advice from the Tenants Union - Visit Tenants Victoria website
  • Payment of housing loans
    Some banks have eased conditions of repayment of loans to customers in financial hardship, including deferral or restructuring of home loan repayments.
    Read Australian Banking Association Customer Questions Factsheet

Legal Advice

Advice and Assistance for Workers - Leave, Standing Down employees, Workers’ Rights







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