COVID-19 Information & Resources

As Neighbourhood and Community Centres adapt to the disruption that COVID-19 has brought to our communities and places of work, there is a constant need for the latest reliable information and resources to assist organisations deal with the challenges faced while continuing to support the most vulnerable people in our local communities throughout NSW.

LCSA COVID-19 Policies

LCSA has developed and adpoted a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and a COVID-19 Safety Policy, which is available as a free resource. Click the links below to download each policy.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy     COVID-19 Safety Policy

Useful Links

LCSA has compiled a list of useful information and resources from trusted sources to assist our members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Disclaimer: We take reasonable care in linking the websites listed below, but have no direct control over the content or the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites. Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.

Australian Government
Latest coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia

NSW Government
Official information and advice on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from NSW Government for community and businesses in NSW

NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ)
Information on how our essential services will continue to work during the COVID-19 pandemic

NSW Council of Social Services (NCOSS)
COVID-19 Community Sector Resource

Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)
COVID-19 Resources

Institute of Community Directors Australia (Our Community)
Not-for-profit sector access to a library of capacity building resources to help you stay afloat until we get to the other side of COVID-19

Justice Connect
Legal help to people and community organisations affected by the COVID-19 outbreak

Not-for-Profit Law
Free resources and webinars on issues not-for-profits are facing, including managing contractual obligations, holding meetings and navigating employment challenges

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
Information about ATO measures and tailored support during COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Tenants Union of NSW
What you need to know: Renting and COVID-19

Not-for-profit technology resources for the COVID-19 crisis

Food Security & Emergency Relief

How Foodbank is responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OzHarvest’s response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SecondBite is a leading national food rescue organisation

Service NSW
COVID-19 information and advice on the assistance available for NSW residents and businesses

Department of Social Services (DSS)
Emergency Relief Services

Australian Red Cross
Emergency relief support for people on temporary visas during the COVID-19 pandemic

Human Resources + Work Health & Safety

Fair Work Ombudsman
Coronavirus and Australian workplace entitlements and obligations

Jobs Australia
Workplace relations and industrial relations issues arising due to the Covid-19 outbreak

SafeWork NSW
A guide to help you stay safe at work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Safe Work Australia
COVID-19 Information for Workplaces

Australian Services Union (ASU) - NSW & ACT Branch
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for ASU members about your workplace rights

Australian Government Department of Health
COVID-19 Infection Control Training

NSW Department of Health
Coronavirus (COVID-19) clinical advice, updates and resources

Institute of Community Directors Australia (Our Community)
Returning to the workplace safely during the pandemic: A guide for not-for-profits

Tamarack Institute
Guidelines for Working Remotely

Contact LCSA if there are any important information missing or incorrect. New material will be added to this page on a regular basis.