COVID-19 Resource Hub

A central resource for Businesses & Individuals

In the current uncertain environment surrounding COVID-19, we have set up this Hub of resources to support our clients and team members manage the rapid change that is sweeping through our economy, communities and businesses. This Hub is a live resource that is being frequently updated – you can see a summary of the latest updates in Notifications. Aside from useful links and articles, we will also be updating with tools to support you during this unprecedented time.  You can share your comments on what you’d like to see on our Hub, as well as feedback with the Get In Touch button, below. 

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Employer Toolkit Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Our HR Consultancy, Perks People Solutions, has developed an easy to use Employer’s Handbook, which addresses the most common concerns and considerations for Australian workplaces during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here

Download a customisable Work From Home policy template here.
South Australian COVID-19 Awareness Training COVID-19 awareness training has now been produced by the SA Tourism Commission and will be launched today.  While not compulsory, this is a useful tool to assist your staff, as it covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19.  The online training is available free of charge. Users must register, but registration is open to anyone.  Training can be accessed at: https://tourism.sa.gov.au/events-and-industry/industry-support/coronavirus
Australian Resources

National Coronavirus Helpline

Call this line if you are seeking information on coronavirus (COVID-19). The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 
 
Australian health advice:

Website for free general Australian health advice. Includes easy to understand facts and procedures: https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/coronavirus

 

National status, government response alerts and media releases:  https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

  Australian travel restrictions:

Comprehensive advisory including definitions of who can enter Australia, applications for exemptions, media alerts: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/news-media/current-alerts/novel-coronavirus

 

General travel related updates and information: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/COVID-19-australian-travellers

 
State Health Advisory

For up-to-date information regarding reported cases, investigations & measures per State.

Australian Capital Territory

https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/

  New South Wales

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/covid-19-latest.aspx

  Northern Territory

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/

  Queensland

https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/current-status-and-contact-tracing-alerts

  South Australia

https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+topics/health+topics+a+-+z/covid+2019/latest+updates/latest+updates+-+covid-19

  Northern Territory 

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/

 
New Zealand Resources
New Zealand health advice:

https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

  New Zealand travel restrictions:

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/news/novel-coronavirus-china-covid-19

 
Global Resources
WHO (World Health Organization):

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

Personal Mental Health Resources
 
Healthy Workplace Support
 
General Community Wellbeing

A selection of resources to help parents & carers to communicate and support child mental health. Specific resources for COVID-19 communications with children are also available here:

https://emergingminds.com.au/

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Co insights on the varied impacts and aspects to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/coronavirus-leading-through-the-crisis

 
The Economist

A selection of stories about COVID-19 and its consequences. Selected COVID-19 content has been made free-to-view. 

https://www.economist.com/news/2020/03/11/the-economists-coverage-of-the-coronavirus

 
Harvard Business Review

All HBR COVID-19 related content has been provided as free-to-view. 

https://hbr.org/insight-center/coronavirus

 

Articles

5 Key Considerations for Employers Reactivating Their Workplace Post COVID-19

5 Key Considerations for Employers Reactivating Their Workplace Post COVID-19

14/5/2020

HR & Recruitment

Following the Federal and State government's recent release of roadmaps for easing restrictions, employers will need to...
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A Foothold Amidst COVID-19 Uncertainty

A Foothold Amidst COVID-19 Uncertainty

4/5/2020

Hospitality

The hotel industry is facing its greatest challenge in living memory, due to the effects of coronavirus...
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ATO unveils alternative turnover tests for JobKeeper payments

ATO unveils alternative turnover tests for JobKeeper payments

28/4/2020

Updated 04/05/20

In recent days, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has revealed details of its alternative turnover testing for...
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