COVID-19 Support and Information

WorkSafe Tasmania has released COVID Safe Workplace Guidelines for the Social Assistance Services Industry and Other Residential Care Services Industry. Click on the links to find out more about the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Act and minimum public health standards around continuing or returning to work post COVID-19.

The Residential Rent Relief Grant can provide up to $2000 (or four weeks’ rent) to support Tasmanians experiencing rental hardship due to COVID-19. Click here or call Housing Connect on 1800 800 588 for more information.

Changes to residential tenancies in Tasmania during emergency period (COVID-19) provides information from CBOS to help people understand the changes to residential tenancies as a result of the pandemic.

The Tenants’ Union has created a factsheet, answering FAQs in relation to the temporary changes to the Residential Tenancy Act that have come into effect for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency period.