Safety - English

Information to help you and your family stay safe during coronavirus (COVID-19).

These pages provide an English version of content we have on language pages.

If you need more help in your language, you can call TIS National on 131 450 and ask for an interpreter, then ask to be connected to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline on 1800 338 663.

Escaping family violence

You can leave your home to escape family violence and seek help at any time, regardless of the restrictions in place to protect against the spread of coronavirus. You will not be fined. If you are stopped by police, tell them you are feeling unsafe at home and they will help you. Call Triple Zero (000) or contact safe steps 24/7 family violence service on 1800 015 188, email or webchat at


Reviewed 30 March 2021

24/7 Coronavirus Hotline

If you suspect you may have COVID-19 call the dedicated hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days.

Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

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