COVID-19 Resources

 

 

           

 

 

 

Statements from NSWCCL on COVID-19 responses, links to up-to-date information and resources

For NSWCCL in the media visit THIS PAGE.

NSWCCL Statements on COVID-19

COVIDSafe Bill, Parliament must strengthen protections 

NSWCCL amongst civil society groups calling on NSW Parliament to resume

The right to protest should not be curtailed - statement re car convoy protesting COVID-19 risks to refugees held in detention

NSWCCL calls for release of those in alternative places of detention (APOD)

Privacy and digital COVID-19 contact tracing

Resources for those in mandatory COVID-19 quarantine

Statement: Senate establishes Committee to scrutinise responses to COVID -19 crisis

Media release: Concerns re conditions for citizens held in enforced COVID-19 quarantine in Sydney

Call for senate committee scrutiny of government responses to COVID-19

Statement: Mobile device tracking of COVID-19 infected persons

Statement: COVID-19 and Government oversight - Prolonged Parliamentary Adjournment unacceptable and Dangerous for Democracy

Statement: Strong Leadership by NSW Attorney General on parole, steps needed for remand population

NSWCCL recently signed on to support the #GameOver campaign by Craig Foster to get those held in offshore detention to safety, and endorsed the 'Open letter to Australian governments on COVID-19 and the criminal justice system’ 


Resources

Australian Government Department of Health COVID-19

National Coronavirus Helpline - Call this line if you are seeking information on coronavirus. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week - 1800 020 080

Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020 - Signed 10:20pm 30th March

NSW Government Public Health Orders

NSW Health

NSW Health COVID-19 resources - posters, factsheets, graphics

Law Access NSW  LawAccess NSW is available on 1300 888 529 between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday to help with legal issues including those arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Policing COVID in Australia - Have you been stopped by police or had any interaction with police since the new public health rules were introduced in your area? Do you feel you have been treated unfairly? Do you know of an incident that concerns you? Visit the Policing COVID website.

On Guarda new weekly newsletter monitoring the human rights dimensions of COVID-19, curated by the Australian Human Rights Institute (UNSW). Sign up HERE.

Australian Women Against Violence Alliance - COVID-19 resources for a range of at-risk and minority communities

Australia at Home - A resource to bring together people from across Australian civil society. Hosting lunchtime briefings and online series of conversations with some of Australia’s most experienced and interesting thinkers.


Petitions

Aboriginal Legal Service NSW ACT Free Our People - Petition: Stop COVID Aboriginal Deaths in Custody before it's too late

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre - Petition to protect people seeking asylum and refugees in COVID-19 crisis