General Resources and Tools

Last updated Oct 5, 2021

COVID-19 LOCAL RESOURCES & RESPONSE

For the latest information, updates and advice, refer to the Victorian Government Department of Health COVID-19 website

Below you will find a focus on local COVID-19 Resources & Response from organisations across the Eastern Region including:

  • Service Response & Delivery
  • Local Projects & Initiatives

COVID-19 Key Websites

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

Information, updates and advice about the outbreak of coronavirus disease.

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VicHealth

Health Promotion Coronovirus (COVID-19) Resource Hub.

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Local Practice Tips

Tips, Learnings & Local Innovations

Find out how local practitioners are adapting to new ways of working.

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Family Violence


Respectful Relationships

Together For Respect At Home campaign

Local partnership mobilises to spread 'Respect At Home and In Our Community' messages.

Together For Respect At Home campaign
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Service Response

Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC)

Family Violence Services delivered remotely: The benefits and challenges.

Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC)
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Eastern Metropolitan Regional Family Violence Partnership (RFVP)

COVID-19 and family violence in the EMR.

Eastern Metropolitan Regional Family Violence Partnership (RFVP)
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Online Environments

Inside and Beyond the Virtual Classroom & Family Violence Supports

Factsheets to support teachers and organisations working with young people online.

Inside and Beyond the Virtual Classroom & Family Violence Supports
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Gender Equality

Baby Makes 3 adapts to COVID 19

Alternate models and methods of delivery enables the program messages to reach a wider group of new parents.

Baby Makes 3 adapts to COVID 19
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Virtual Story Time - Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes

A primary prevention virtual story time using books and activities that promote GE.

Virtual Story Time - Beyond Sparkles and Superheroes
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Healthy Ageing

Identify and challenge ageism during COVID-19

A resource for local governments and other organisations on framing and responding to ageism at this time.

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Community Visitors Scheme

Supporting senior people who may be feeling more isolated during COVID-19 through phone and virtual friendships.

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Eastern Sector Development Team (ESDT)

Animation videos highlighting how some social support providers have responded during COVID-19.

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UnitingCare East Burwood

Responding to client and carer needs during Covid19 restrictions.

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Health Literacy

COVID-19 video resources: "Housing in Victoria" (Rohingya & English) and "Fact-Checking" (Rohingya)

Video resources for the Rohingya community living in Melbourne's South-East and beyond.

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Getting Your Message Out

Tipsheets to help you reach more people with your messaging during COVID-19.

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Mental Health


Connecting Communities

'Our Club' Engagement Survey 2020

Find out how local footy clubs kept members connected during COVID-19 restrictions.

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Staying Healthy

COVID-19/Indigenous poster competition

Slowing the spread of COVID-19 through creativity using a cultural indigenous lens.

COVID-19/Indigenous poster competition
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Outer East PCP Tipsheets

Ideas on keeping busy, productive and connected.

Outer East PCP Tipsheets
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Inner East PCP Tipsheet

COVID-19 and shopping at the supermarket.

Inner East PCP Tipsheet
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EACH Health Promotion

A resource with tips for creating family schedules and a list of activities and ideas for kids.

EACH Health Promotion
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headspace Hawthorn

How to cope with stress related to COVID-19

headspace Hawthorn
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Move, Feel, Connect, Well - Facebook Group

Connecting community through inspiring stories and useful news and information.

Move, Feel, Connect, Well - Facebook Group
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EMR Local Councils

City of Boroondara

Local community information and council updates in response to COVID-19.

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City of Monash

We're here for you...during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

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City of Whitehorse

Coronavirus (COVID-19) response for the local community.

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Knox City Council

Latest news on COVID-19 restrictions with resources and support available for the community.

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Manningham Council

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - What you need to know

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Maroondah City Council

Information for the local community about COVID-19.

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Maroondah City Council Youth Services

Youth specific information about COVID-19 and helpful videos.

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Yarra Ranges Council

Information about how COVID-19 is impacting Yarra Ranges.

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EMR Council Reports

Knox COVID-19 Household Impact Survey

Understanding the needs and experience of the Knox community.

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Service Delivery & Response

Access Health and Community

Transport for COVID-19 Screening.

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Caladenia Dementia Care

Developing new and innovative ways to help their clients stay socially connected while physically apart.

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Campbell Page

Information and support update in response to COVID-19.

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EACH

COVID-19 Update and Screening Clinic

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Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC)

COVID-19 information and support, and legal information for CALD communities.

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Eastern Melbourne PHN

Novel coronavirus updates and resources for primary health care providers in the EMR.

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Eastern Sector Development Team (ESDT)

‘Sharing ideas about Social Support’- delivered differently’ resource.

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Eastern Volunteers

Service response update and volunteer bank.

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Joint Local Government Health and Wellbeing Series

A collaboration between Eastern Councils to deliver free online health and wellbeing events for the local community.

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Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) (MIC)

General information and COVID-19 service update.

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Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) (MIC)

Providing a range of services and group programs for children and young people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) (MIC)
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