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Queensland Released a new roadmap to ease restrictions for October, November and December. IDEAS has put it in a text version so it is accessible.

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People who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 may be able to access up to $10,000 of their superannuation early until the end of 2020. We know people with disaiblity are amongst the hardest hit financially right now. 

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The National Debt Helpline provides free, confidential and independent financial counselling for any Australian who is experiencing financial difficulty.

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The COVID crisis has had a massive impact on our economy. IDEAS have put together a series of articles to help you to manage your money in these challenging times.

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No or very low-interest loans are available through some government programs and charities to help people on low incomes get by in times of financial hardship. 

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If you are looking for easy ways to share about Coronavirus (COVID-19) with your mob, there are resources to help you. Animated videos, Auslan Video, official posters, brochures and downloads can help you share the message to stay safe.

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The Victorian Government has a plan for how it will reopen and take steps towards COVID Normal. It is called the Roadmap for reopening

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A week to raise awareness of the needs of people with spinal cord injuries. It is an initiative of the Australian Spinal Injury Alliance, which represents a number of Australia’s largest spinal cord injury support organisations.

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As with many organisations, IDEAS online editors have been keeping up-to-date with the latest on COVID-19 news, restrictions, lockdowns and masks. Our Executive Assistant Jess has given us something different to consider.

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We all have the same priorities. We are all people doing our best to look after our families. We stay at home when we can. But, medical emergencies happen, life happens, and sometimes we still must travel. So, how can we travel safe?