To help primary health care providers and communities in our region, we have collated a range of COVID-19 resources. Click on one of the image tiles below to find related information. While this information is regularly updated, the most timely advice on COVID-19 can be found on official government websites. You can download the official government “Coronavirus Australia” app in the Apple App Store or Google Play, or join the WhatsApp channel on iOS or Android.
Head to Help and get support for your mental health
Anyone struggling with the impact of COVID on their lives can access free mental health support by calling 1800 595 212 between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. For more details click here.
Border crossings and permits
From Saturday, 21 November 2020 everyone who arrives in Victoria from South Australia will require a border Victorian Border Crossing Permit. The 70-kilometre cross border permit arrangements between Victoria and South Australia are still in place. You can display your previous permits or your licence with an address within 70 kms. Those receiving or providing emergency medical care, providing or receiving emergency services or residing on a property that extends across both South Australia and Victoria will be exempt from the requirement for a permit.
The NSW-Victoria border opened on Monday 23 November 2020 - permits are no longer required and there is no requirement to quarantine when you arrive in NSW.