It hurts deeply to inform you that Victoria will again in lockdown from 8pm tonight, Thursday 5 August for 7 days.
There are 5 reasons to leave home
- getting the food and the supplies you need
- exercising for up to two hours
- care or caregiving
- authorised work or education if you can’t do it from home
- or to get vaccinated at the nearest possible location
You can access the Premier’s full announcement here: https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/seven-day-lockdown-keep-victorians-safe
We will continue to bring you up to date information.
Over the coming days we will share resources to support you and your communities. Next week we have our second Inside Dance professional learning seminar on the topic of WorkSafe, and encourage all who are able to attend and use some of this time in lockdown for learning and upskilling https://ausdancevic.org.au/events/inside-dance/
This 6th lockdown is tough. If you are struggling, or you or someone you know is in crisis, free and confidential help is available.
In an emergency: 000
Lifeline (24-hour crisis counselling): 13 11 14
Kids Helpline : 1800 551 800
Mental Health Foundation of Australia – Mental Health Helpline: 1300 643 287
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Headspace: 1800 650 890
Mensline Australia: 1300 789 978
Support Act Wellbeing Helpline (Arts Industry Specific): 1800 959 500
Many support services, including Lifeline and Kids Helpline, also have online chat if that is easier for you.
Take care of yourselves, take care of your communities.
Stay Safe, Be Kind.