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For Senior Territorians – COVID-19 Information & Resources

For information on coronavirus (COVID-19) call the hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days  1800 020 080 or visit the Coronavirus NT website.

 

Social Media: NT Health posts frequent updates (visit their page herehttps://www.facebook.com/NTGovHealth)

Northern Territory Government Department of Health

In the Northern Territory, translated resources are published here. Information about translator services in the Northern Territory is here. (A collection of translated resources on the Coronavirus is available through the latest PICAC NT publication, COVID-19 Information to Support CaLD Communities.)


Older Person’s COVID-19 Support Line1800 171 866

Are you confused by what COVID-19 means for you? Is social distancing making you feel isolated or alone? Supported by the Federal Government, we are here to answer all your questions, providing help, support and resources to all older Australians who are affected by Covid-19.


Department of Health (Federal)


COTA NT


ScamWatch


Services Australia – Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and support

Visit the Department of Social Services website.

  • The department is supporting individuals and families affected by Coronavirus through a range of measures. Their information includes: Government Response to Coronavirus, Coronavirus Supplement, Expanding Eligibility and Qualification for Payments, Two Economic Support Payments, Crisis Payment, Isolation Related , Temporary Exemptions From Mutual Obligations, Simplifying Income Reporting, Information for DSS Grant Recipients – Coronavirus, Frequently Asked Questions, Translations.


ScamWatch – COVID-19 (coronavirus) scams

  • Visit the Scam Watch website (www.scamwatch.gov.au/news/covid-19-coronavirus-scams).
  • Unfortunately, scammers are taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus to exploit and play on the fears of consumers across Australia. Scammers are doing things such as falsely selling coronavirus-related products online, and using fake emails or text messages to try and obtain personal data. Other scams include phishing emails and phone calls impersonating the World Health Organisation, government authorities, and legitimate businesses – including travel agents and telecommunications companies. If you think you have been scammed, you can make a report on the Scamwatch website, and find more information about where to get help.

Page updated: 24 January 2022

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