Things do keep changing with COVID-19 and it is important to keep up to date so that you can stay safe. Here are resources for the Australian Capital Territory or Canberra. 

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The Royal Commission is examining the approach of the Australian Government and its agencies to the vaccination of people with disability and disability support workers in the context of the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout. 

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The Australian Health Department has released videos in Auslan about the COVID-19 Vaccines. We share the resources and links.

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In addition to the hospitality sector, from 9 July 2021 the Check-In Qld app will be mandatory for a number of new sectors, including shopping centres and supermarkets, beauty and personal care services and venues that attract large crowds.

For the full list, check the Restrictions on Business, Activities and Undertakings Direction.

Venues must offer OTHER electronic records of check-in for patrons who may not have access to technology.

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has provisionally approved the Pfizer/BioNTech and AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria) Zeneca COVID-19 vaccines for use in Australia. What does this mean for people with a disability and when will they be able to access the vaccine? Links to Easy Read and Auslan resources.

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, wearing a face mask is now mandatory or strongly recommended in some situations and some places. However, in some situations, wearing a face mask will not be appropriate for people with some disabilities, physical or mental health conditions. 

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Advice is available on the NSW Government Health website regarding disability support, aged care and home care providers and was updated as of 12 October.

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International Day of People with a Disability (IDPWD) is held every year on December 3rd, but does it still matter?

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Things do keep changing with COVID-19 and it is important to keep up to date so that you can stay safe. Here are resources for your state.

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QR codes or electronic check-in methods are now mandatory for all hospitality venues and some other businesses in NSW.   We explain what they are, how they work, and what to do if you do not have a mobile phone.