COVID-19 (Coronavirus)​ Official Information and Advice

In response to the evolving situation with COVID-19 RDA Central Coast is endeavouring to monitor information supplied by the Federal, State and Local Government and provide the latest information on this page. RDA Central Coast will continue to update this page for the community as information comes to hand 

NSW – What you can and can’t do under the rules

Roadmap to a COVIDSafe Australia – A three-step pathway for easing restrictions

NSW Government – Industry Guidelines for COVID Safe Workplaces

Information for Workplaces – Safe Work Australia

Federal Government

Australian Government

This site is regularly updated to give the latest Coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia.  

3 step framework for a COVIDSafe Australia

 Financial Assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses.

 Department of Health

This page is updated daily by the Department of Health and contains up-to-date information and fact sheets on how to prevent the spread of the virus

The Treasury 

The Treasury has released information about the Australian Government’s package of support measures for businesses. This includes measures relating to:

Business Liaison Unit 

The Coronavirus Business Liaison Unit has been created in Treasury to build on existing efforts to support confidence, employment and business continuity

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

 This page will help students, parents and education providers, as well as job seekers.

The Jobs Hub helps find advertised vacancies and offers connections to employers with multiple job opportunities, Australian Government jobs and searching jobs by locations.

Information for early childhood education and care providers and services on Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package payments from 6 April 2020. 

Services Australia

Temporary Employment Register

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Register to capture expressions of interests from Australian based manufacturers looking to assist with supply of goods, services or knowledge in tackling the current COVID-19 outbreak.


This site provides updates on markets and logistics, and links through to the Government’s extensive business support program

Fair Work Ombudsman 

Rights and responsibilities at work during the Coronavirus outbreak. 


 The Australian Government’s economic response to coronavirus

The Prime Minister of Australia

 The Prime Minister of Australia’s official media release page.

Emma McBride – Member for Dobell

Lucy Wicks – Member for Robertson

Department of Home Affairs 

 Australian Government COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and information for visa holders

Changes to Temporary Visa Holder Arrangements


NSW Government

NSW Government

Information and advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for community and businesses in New South Wales.

NSW Health

This page provides information, advice and resources

NSW Food Authority

Food Businesses & COVID-19 information

SafeWork NSW

Information and advice on COVID-19 for businesses in NSW.

Small Business Commissioner

information including employer obligations, business continuity, financial support, cashflow problems, consumer rights

Fair Trading

FAQs on consumer and business right 

Service NSW

Small Business Support Fund

$10,000 grants to provide fast relief for NSW small businesses battling COVID-19


Local Government  

Central Coast Council

Information regarding events and gatherings, community and business support, changes to facilities, updates about services, and beaches, baths and parks. 


Central Coast 

Central Coast Local Economy Support

Regional resource developed by business, government and industry bodies from across the Central Coast coming together to share their collective knowledge and provide information for businesses at a local level.

Business NSW Central Coast

Wyong Regional Chamber

Gosford Erina Business Chambe 

Peninsula Chamber


World Health Organization 

Coronavirus information for the public