Update for Communities







COVID-19: Staying safe when gathering with family and friends

The Department of Health has produced translated audio recordings about staying safe during social gatherings.  The recordings are available in Dari, Greek, Italian, English, Korean, Lao, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese and Vietnamese.

The recordings and transcripts are available at this website.

Tax time resources

SCAMwatch and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) are urging consumers and small businesses to be aware of scam calls or emails around tax time. A fact sheet titled ‘Beware of tax time scams’, is available from the ATO publications website in Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Dari, English, Farsi, Khmer, Korean, Nepali, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese.

Tax time guides and a checklist in up to 19 languages is available at ato.gov.au/TaxTimeResources.

JobKeeper extension

New in-language resources, including videos, are available in 16 languages:


The new videos cover the JobKeeper payment, the JobKeeper extension and JobKeeper for sole traders.

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