Australia and the world are currently facing a health crisis and economic emergency unprecedented in recent decades.
Julian is working constructively with other members of parliament and the government to do everything to save lives and jobs.
Under the new restrictions for all of metropolitan Melbourne, there are only four reasons you can leave home:
You cannot have visitors or visit friends and family who live at another household, except for caregiving or compassionate reasons or providing services.
If you need to leave home and can’t keep 1.5 metres apart, wearing a cloth face mask will provide you with a physical barrier to coronavirus, protecting you and those around you.
Wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds, using soap and water or a hand sanitiser that contains at least 60 percent alcohol. Wash your hands when you get home, arrive at other people’s homes, or arrive at work.
The easiest way to stay safe is to stay at home when you can and limit the number of trips you make away from home. If you can work from home please keep working from home. If you are unwell, you must stay at home.
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then bin the used tissue. If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow. Wash your hands after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
Regularly clean and disinfect high touch surfaces .
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Keep 1.5 metres away from people you don’t live with.
Financial assistance for individuals and householdsIncome support payments for social security, veteran and other income support recipients and eligible concession card holders
Support payment for Victorian workers who are self-isolating or quarantiningResidential tenants Department of Social Services coronavirus support including local emergency relief providers Emergency food relief packages for people in mandatory self-isolation call 1800 675 398
Working for Victoria offers opportunities for paid community work for people who have lost work due to the coronavirus pandemic
If you suspect you may have the coronavirus disease contact your GP, or call the hotline on 1800 675 398Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service 1800 512 348 Mental health and COVID-19 Older Persons Advocacy Network 1800 237 981