COVID-19 Hospitality Resources
Ideas for your business
Offer meal packs for collection, or delivery – (why not use your staff who no longer have hours rather than giving delivery apps your cash) 2 or 3 dishes to chose from per day, single, date night or family sized.
Recipe boxes – Create a recipe, box up the ingredients to the right portions for weekly collection.
Order from your suppliers for the local community and charge a small commission – supermarkets are mayhem, online orders are down, people desperately need food and your suppliers need business.
Make batches of freezable meals, bottles of home made sauce, jam, ferments – something for people to add to all of that pasta and bread!
Work with your local community businesses, you might have the goods to make mains, but they have everything for the dessert – a community hamper with a single collection point.
Australian Retailers Association COVID-19 resources for retailers
Restaurant & Catering Australia COVID-19 resources for restaurateurs
Australian Taxation Office support for business impacted by COVID-19
Information on symptoms, treatment and prevention of depression and bipolar disorder.
Embrace Multicultural Mental Health
A national platform for multicultural communities and Australian mental health services to access resources, services and information in a culturally accessible format.
1800 650 890
Free online and telephone service that supports young people aged between 12 and 25 and their families going through a tough time.
An innovative website that can help you find free and low-cost, trusted online and phone mental health resources.
1800 61 44 34
An online and telephone clinic providing free assessment and treatment services for Australian adults with anxiety or depression.
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and Aboriginal Medical Services in each state and territory.
1800 184 527
QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. The project provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages experiencing poor mental health, psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, experiences of being misgendered and/or other social determinants that impact on their health and wellbeing.
Support groups and online forums
Talking about what’s going on with others who understand – or may be going through something similar – can really make a difference. Our friends at Black Dog Institute have a list of support groups in every state and territory that can help you connect with groups of people who meet regularly to discuss their experiences, their problems and their strategies for coping.
The Beyond Blue online forums are also a great way to connect with people online, in a safe and anonymous environment, to discuss anxiety, depression, suicide and a range of life issues. Anyone in Australia can participate in discussions, connect with others and share their experiences with our community.