RESOURCES

TEMPLATE LETTER TO YOUR MP

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

Who's my MP?  Federal | ACT | QLD | NSW | NT | SA | TAS | WA | VIC |


Contact PM Scott Morrison: CLICK HERE

Contact Treasurer Josh Frydenberg: CLICK HERE

Contact Finance Minister Mathias Cormann: CLICK HERE



GENERAL RESOURCES

INFORMATION & EDUCATION


CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

A general COVID-19 information and resource page by GetUp!

CLICK HERE


COVID-19 OPERATIONAL PLANNING GUIDELINES: COURSE

Online learning modules developed by the World Health Organisation to help countries scale up their COVID-19 preparedness.

CLICK HERE


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.

CLICK HERE


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.

CLICK HERE


THE AT HOME SESSIONS

Online opportunities to collaborate, network and upskill thanks to APRA AMCOS

CLICK HERE 



FINANCIAL & LEGAL


GOVERNMENT AID PACKAGES


Explainers:

  • Whole package breakdown, The Guardian: CLICK HERE
  • JobSeeker vs JobKeeper - which one is right for you: OVERVIEW HERE
  • Coronavirus Centrelink supplement payment info, ABC News: CLICK HERE
  • Second stimulus package: What You Need To Know (from the VMDO): CLICK HERE
  • Income support for INDIVIDUALS: FACT SHEET HERE
  • Support for BUSINESS: INFO HERE


CENTRELINK

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

Tips for applying for JobSeeker + JobKeeper: 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.

CLICK HERE


COVID-19 FUNDING AND ASSISTANCE FOR CREATIVES

A comprehensive overview with eligibility information of the various funding sources and assistance available to musicians and other creatives from APRA AMCOS. 

CLICK HERE 


ASK AN ACCOUNTANT: APRA AMCOS

Creative industries accountants help explain the most recent government stimulus packages and how they might be relevant to APRA AMCOS members.

CLICK HERE


APRA AMCOS LIVE PERFORMANCE REPORTS: EARLY PAYMENTS

APRA AMCOS is calling for early reporting so that live performance royalties can be paid out in May rather than November.

CLICK HERE



COMMUNITY


MUTUAL AID DATABASE

A searchable state-by-state database of informal mutual aid groups

CLICK HERE 


VIRAL KINDNESS

Looking for help? Or keen to lend a hand? #viralkindness is an online hub for the rapidly proliferating community care groups. Powered by GetUp!

CLICK HERE


HELPFUL NEIGHBOURS

Geographically organised P2P register of help needed and help available.

CLICK HERE


FRIENDS OF FUZZY DIRECTORY

A list of resources and ways you can help struggling live events workers and make it through yourself.

CLICK HERE


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.

CLICK HERE



CAMPAIGNS


CREW NATION: GLOBAL RELIEF FUND FOR LIVE MUSIC CREWS

Live Nation has committed $10 million to supporting touring and venue crews who depend on shows to make a living.

CLICK HERE


THE SOUND OF SILENCE

A national industry initiative to raise funds for Support Act and CrewCare.

CLICK HERE


SUPPORTING EVENTS

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.

CLICK HERE


#LOVERECORDSTORES

A high-profile, global initiative to help independent record stores during the crisis, encouraging customers to shop online with their favourite record stores.

CLICK HERE



JOB OPPORTUNITIES


PROJECT DISPLACED

An online community and job board for employees in the airline, arts, tourism and hospitality industries established by an ex-QANTAS employee.

CLICK HERE


UN GLOBAL CALLOUT TO CREATIVES

The United Nations (UN) calls on creatives to help translate critical public health messages into work that will engage and inform people across different cultures, languages, communities and platforms. The shortlisted work will reach everyone, everywhere.

CLICK HERE


ARTSTASKER

Facebook group offering up the transferrable skills of the arts workers for odd-job needs – AirTasker but for the arts community.

CLICK HERE


DOCTORS WITHOUT BABYSITTERS

A private Facebook group aimed at matching doctors in need of childcare with creatives in need of work.

CLICK HERE


NSW GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY SUPPLIES REGISTRATION PORTAL

For suppliers to register their capacity to provide critical supplies, raw materials or manufacturing capability to produce critical supplies during the COVID-19 crisis.

CLICK HERE



GRANT OPPORTUNITIES


AUSTRALIA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS

Survive Grants

Who: Individuals, groups and orgs.

How much: Individuals and groups up to $2K, orgs up to $5K

Closes: Ongoing


Adapt Grants

Who: Individuals, groups and orgs.

How much: Individuals and groups up to $10K, orgs up to $20K

Closes: Ongoing


Create Grants

Who: Individuals, groups and orgs.

How much: Individuals and groups up to $10K, orgs up to $20K

Closes: Ongoing


ABC FRESH START GRANTS

Australian Music Fund

Who: Independent Australian artists and musicians

How much: TBC

Closes: 12 June 2020


Innovation Fund

Who: Individual Australian creatives

How much: TBC

Closes: 12 June 2020


Children's Content Fund

Who: TBC

How much: TBC

Closes: 12 June 2020

GOVERNMENT LINKS

HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 INFORMATION

Check your state- or territory-specific coronavirus advice as well as information from the Federal Health Department.


Federal | ACT | QLD | NSW | NT | SA | TAS | WA | VIC |

STATE GOVERNMENT LINKS

NSW GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY SUPPLIES REGISTRATION PORTAL

For suppliers to register their capacity to provide critical supplies, raw materials or manufacturing capability to produce critical supplies during the COVID-19 crisis. 

CLICK HERE


WORKING FOR VICTORIA FUND

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 HERE

OTHER LINKS