Stay up to date with the announcements, resources and information relating to COVID-19, you, and the music sector

WAM will be updating this page as more information and resources are released.

CORE RESOURCES & UPDATES

World Health Organisationhttps://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

Australian Government Department of Healthhttps://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

State Government of Western Australia Department of Healthhttps://healthywa.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirus

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS SUPPORT

support act Wellbeing Helpline: 1800 959 500

 

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  Lifeline: 13 11 14

 

Beyond Blue


Chat line: 1300 22 4636


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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Federal Government Stimulus Package (Round 1 | 12 March 2020) – https://ministers.treasury.gov.au/ministers/josh-frydenberg-2018/media-releases/economic-stimulus-package

Federal Government Stimulus Package (Round 2 | 22 March 2020) – https://ministers.treasury.gov.au/ministers/josh-frydenberg-2018/media-releases/supporting-australian-workers-and-business

State Government Stimulus Package ( 16 March 2020)https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/McGowan/2020/03/COVID-19-economic-response-Relief-for-businesses-and-households.aspx

Centrelink resources – https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/jobseeker-payment/how-claim
Advice on how to apply (ABC)

Australian Banking Association | Small Business Relief package (20 March 2020)https://www.ausbanking.org.au/banks-small-business-relief-package/

Additional Business support – https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/businesses

WHAT YOU CAN DO!

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Engage with the Sound of Silence Campaign https://thesoundofsilence.com.au/

 

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Report your lost revenue to ILOSTMYGIG.NET.AU

 

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Lobby your local members of government for support
 Find your local representatives

 

 

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Stream WA music online
Check out these WA music playlists from the community and the WAM Fresh Picks

 

 

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Buy merch and music
Stock up on tees, tote bags, vinyls – head to your favourite bands’ socials for their online store

 

What You Can Do

LOCAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS

Our WA music community is in crisis, and it’s not just the artists that need financial support! Take a look at the places that are calling for your support and see if you can help!

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