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If you can STAY HOME, you must STAY HOME.
It is now up to each of us to do the right thing if we are going to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable members in our community.
The Bendigo West Electorate Office is temporarily closed for public access due to COVID-19. However, my staff and I are working to answer your queries in a timely manner. Should you wish to speak to my office please phone (03) 5410 2444, email by clicking here, or address correspondence to PO Box 1238 Kangaroo Flat, Victoria 3555. My office gives priority to Bendigo West constituents.
I’ve set out below some phone numbers and key websites where you’ll find the most up to date information on COVID-19 support
VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT SUPPORT & RESOURCES
Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398 (for advice on suspected COVID-19 cases and requests for emergency relief packages)
Please leave 000 for emergencies only. The Police Assistance Line 131 444 can be used to report breaches of quarantine or services operating.
The Victorian government coronavirus website is: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au
If you wish to register for work, please go to: www.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria
Small business hotline 13 22 15
The Victorian government website for small business support: www.business.vic.gov.au
- Mental health support: accessible here
- Social distancing fact sheets: accessible here
- Self-isolation fact sheets: accessible here
- Assessment centre locations: accessible here
- Aged & residential care services: accessible here
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT & RESOURCES
Federal government information on payments (including Jobseeker, Family payments, Older Australians, People with disability, Carers, Students and trainees) is available on the Services Australia website:
For people who don’t currently receive payments but may need them, please go to this page on Services Australia website.
The Federal Government website https://www.australia.gov.au/ has links to information on income support for individuals, payments to support households, temporary early release of superannuation, temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown rates and reducing social security deeming rates.
If you need more details, or would like to chat about anything, please don’t hesitate to call or email me. I am here to help.
Funded From Parliamentary Budget.