man wearing surgical face mask

This blog contains information and links to videos all about Masks. Making, wearing and washing face masks; and the lawful reasons that masks are not needed.

Melbourne sign, with city at the back

People living in Victoria will need to be aware of the restrictions (rules) in place to try to stop the spread of the COVID-19. Victoria is now in a "State of Disaster". IDEAS update this information so that you can have the latest news. 

A view of a computer screen, set up for a video conference, with different ethnicity and age people engaged in group videocall.

An increase in online meet-ups has some people wondering what the "rules" are. Are they the same as a face-to-face meeting? Here we discuss what makes best practice whether you are a meeting attendee or organiser, some tips on holding an inclusive meeting and communicating clearly.

Mobile phone being held

An initiative of Housing Victoria and available to public housing tenants aged 75 years and over who live by themselves, Keeping in Touch is a free and confidential telephone service available in Victoria. A once a week phone call is made to registered tenants to check if they are okay.