Before you do anything, here is a template letter for you to send to your State and Federal MPs to show your support for the proposed bailout package
Template letter + more info: CLICK HERE
Contact PM Scott Morrison: CLICK HERE
Contact Treasurer Josh Frydenberg: CLICK HERE
Contact Finance Minister Mathias Cormann: CLICK HERE
GOVERNMENT AID PACKAGES
Information on current State, Territory and Federal packages
If you've lost your job or a substantial part of your income we strongly suggest you commence the process for registering for payments from Centrelink.
Check your eligibility: CLICK HERE
ARTS LAW COVID-19 FAQ FOR ARTISTS
Answers to some of the most common questions Arts Law Centre of Australia has received from artists and arts organisations.
MUTUAL AID DATABASE
A searchable state-by-state database of informal mutual aid groups
GUIDE: LIVING WITH WORRY AND ANXIETY AMIDST GLOBAL UNCERTAINTY
Compiled by clinical psychologists, this guide contains psychoeducation about normal and excessive worry, and a selection of practical exercises that you can use to manage worry and maintain well-being. Available here in a number of translations.
Looking for help? Or keen to lend a hand? #viralkindness is an online hub for the rapidly proliferating community care groups. Powered by GetUp!
Facebook group offering up the transferrable skills of the arts workers for odd-job needs – AirTasker but for the arts community.
DOCTORS WITHOUT BABYSITTERS
A private Facebook group aimed at matching doctors in need of childcare with creatives in need of work.
Geographically organised P2P register of help needed and help available.
CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
A general COVID-19 information and resource page by GetUp!
FREE EVENT TECHNOLOGY TRAINING, TUTORIALS & WORKSHOPS
A list of all free event tech training being offered during the crisis – skill up while you're locked down.
COVID-19 OPERATIONAL PLANNING GUIDELINES: COURSE
Online learning modules developed by the World Health Organisation to help countries scale up their COVID-19 preparedness.
THE SOUND OF SILENCE
A national industry initiative to raise funds for Support Act and CrewCare.
An events initiative established to counter the narrative that meeting places are dangerous in anticipation of the "all clear" from authorities once the threat has passed.
FRIENDS OF FUZZY DIRECTORY
A list of resources and ways you can help struggling live events workers and make it through yourself.
SUPPORT FOR GIG PHOTOGRAPHERS
A roll call of some wonderful Sydney & Melbourne gig photographers who you can support through direct print purchases. From Time Out.
The Victorian Government has announced a $500 million package for moving people who have lost their jobs into different types of work.
Displaced Victorian workers can register REGISTER HERE