Helpful Resources

COVID-19

For information and officials statements regarding COVID-19, from our Government and industry colleagues, please visit the links below:
+ Australian Government Department of Health
+ Dept of Health and Human Services, Victoria State Government
Australia Council for the Arts
Creative Victoria
+ Creative New Zealand
MEAA – Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance

FACT SHEETS
+ MEAA’s fact sheet ‘COVID-19 and your rights at work
+ MEAA’s information document ‘Australian resources for COVID-19 for those working from home
+ Arts Law Centre of Australia ‘COVID-19 FAQs for artists

VIDEO LINKS
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The Performing Arts Industry Forum on COVID-19, was an online session that was held on Tuesday 17 March 2020. Hosted by La Boite’s Executive Director, Zohar Spatz, panelists included representatives from MEAAArts QueenslandLive Performance AustraliaAustralia Council for the Arts, and the Qld Artist Benevolent Fund. A recording of this session (including AUSLAN interpretation) can be found HERE. Notes taken from the session have been compiled and available for download HERE.

WELLBEING & MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
+ The Arts Wellbeing Collective
+ Support Act
+ Beyond Blue
+ Entertainment Assist
+ Support Act Wellbeing Helpline, phone 1800 959 500
+ Lifeline, phone 13 11 14
+
Beyond Blue, phone 1300 224 636
+ Intermission – A free series of Mental Health Webinars presented by Entertainment Assist

FACEBOOK GROUPS
+ Australian Arts amidst COVID-19
+ ArtsTasker