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COVID-19 Resources for Aboriginal Communities

These COVID-19 virus and vaccination resources and useful links have been created for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This content is updated as new information is shared and updated, so make sure to keep an eye on updates as they occur frequently.

South Australian Government links

Aboriginal Communities and COVID-19 Website: The government of South Australia’s dedicated COVID-19 website provides the most reliable information relating to COVID-19 in Aboriginal Communities in South Australia.

Resources for Aboriginal communities during COVID-19

Federal Government links

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Cancer Australia: COVID-19 vaccines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with cancer

Mental Health Support and Resources 

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives up-side down and changed everything as we know it. It is very common to feel anxious and stressed about the future or sad and worried about COVID-19 and the ways that it has affected our lives, closed borders, introduced social restrictions and caused uncertainty for all of us.

Below are a few great resources and support services that can help you if you are having a tough time and need someone to talk to or some professional advice. 

Commonwealth Government: Keep Your Spirit Strong

Head Space: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

Black Dog Institute Social and Emotional Well-Being App – 15 years and older

Beyond Blue: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities


National Mental Health Support Lines

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636

MensLine Australia - 1300 78 99 78

National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline - 1800 250 015

Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659  467

COVID National Mental Wellbeing Support - 1800 512 348

13YARN - 139276

Other Useful Resources