Sector support resources

WSROC provides the following updates and resources that are relevant for local government, in the context of COVID-19.

We will regularly update this page as events continue to unfold. Please contact us if you are looking for something in particular.


Local government peak organisations

Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) issues daily updates, covering ideas, information and commentary for councillors on international and local government news. Register or join for full access – your council may already be a member.

LGiU Pandemic bulletin is free for the duration – simply register.

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Office of Local Government offers resources including latest updates, guides, emergency plans, regulatory advice, summaries, and a portal for reporting issues.

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Local Government NSW

Directory of helpful resources, links and information for councils, including planning templates, business continuity advice and fact sheets.

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Joint statement to provide guidance to Local Government employers and employees -  Local Government NSW (LGNSW), the New South Wales Local Government, Clerical, Administrative, Energy, Airlines & Utilities Union (USU), Local Government Engineers Association (LGEA) and Development and Environmental Professionals Association (depa).

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Local Government NSW is working to ensure essential local government services are capable of remaining secure.

Go to LGNSW President's message



Councils’ COVID-19 resource links

Blacktown City Council

Response, facilities, support - click to view

Blue Mountains City Council

Information, closures, resources - click to view

Cumberland City Council

Coronavirus updates, council resources and support - click to view

Fairfield City Council

Services, updates, Mayoral statements - click to view

Hawkesbury City Council

Ongoing updates to services and resources - click to view

Lithgow City Council

Coronavirus news, council services and updates - click to view

Liverpool City Council

Coronavirus updates, council services and resources - click to view

City of Parramatta Council

Council response, support, services -  click to view



CALD resources

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service is developing a series of in-language COVID information videos

[To come]


SBS COVID-19 explainer videos in languages – continuing to be updated

Go to video resources SBS on demand - scroll down to 'clips' for full range


NSW Health resources in multiple languages

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Latest Covid 19 updates by Local government area and local health district

Go to Health NSW

NSW Health coronavirus FAQ

Go to FAQ

NSW Health COVID-19 resource pack

Go to resource pack

Domestic violence during the pandemic – LGiU feature

Go to LGiU feature


Health NSW FAQ: Violence, abuse, neglect and COVID-19

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Health NSW: Taking care of your mental health video

View on facebook


SafeWork NSW: The basics of taking care of mental health at work

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Australian Government

Department of Health: Coronavirus health alert

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Department of Health translated coronavirus resources - click here


The Prime Minister has enacted the Australian Emergency Response Plan for novel coronavirus

View the plan


Australian Government Coronavirus App is updated daily – download from App store or Google Play

Click to view app information


Australian Department of Business: Coronavirus help and resources for businesses

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TAFE NSW and NSW Government offering free short courses for NSW residents


NSW Department of Education resources and information regarding schools, resources, online learning and multilingual advice.

Go to NSW Government Department of Education Covid resources




Travel Advice

The World Health Organisation has updated international travel advice

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Federal Government travel advice, including state and territory restrictions

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Transport for NSW coronavirus response

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Changes to services - Transport for NSW

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