Emergency Accommodation Plan — Expressions of interest

The Department of Finance is coordinating the identification of emergency accommodation in response to the COVID-19 crisis within Western Australia. 

You can get free independent counselling and advice from a Financial Counsellor.

For support and information on domestic violence, look at:

  • Zonta House – supporting women who have experienced or are at risk of family or domestic violence.
  • Your Financial Toolbox – providing personal finance support for women facing domestic violence.
  • Women’s Domestic Violence  Helpline (08) 9223 1188 or Free call 1800 007 339
  • Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline (08) 9223 1199 or Free call 1800 000 599 For confidential information, counselling and support services call 1800 737 732 or visit the 1800RESPECT homepage.
  • In an emergency or if someone is in immediate danger, call 000.


Small Business can access support and information from:

  • Government run website that provides information, grants, services and support to help your business in Australia 
  • Small business Development Corporation – supports business in Western Australia 

Telephone: 133140     Website: 

          – Free webinars 

          – Free business advisory services 

          – Blogs with up to date useful information 

          – Facebook group called ‘I’m a small business owner in Western Australia

For tips on how to keep safe while online :


The Australian Tax Office (ATO) offers range of information and services to help people from diverse backgrounds understand tax in Australia. Information is available in English and in other languages.

  • Refer ATO’s Tax Time Toolkits which provides with resources for understanding how to best prepare and lodge their tax returns
  • Refer ATO’s Other Languages page for  information in languages other than English to help people from non-English speaking backgrounds understand tax and superannuation (super) in Australia.

Websites providing information in community languages about COVID-19 that may be useful for your clients, colleagues, friends and family are:

  • News and information about coronavirus (COVID-19) is available in 63 languages, including a translation of this fact sheet of FAQs
  • You can also watch Coronavirus videos explained in 16 languages 

Learn more here.