Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Supporting older Australians

We aim to provide documents in an accessible format. If you're having problems using a document with your accessibility tools, please contact us for help.

Publication date: 
3 April 2020
Last updated: 
6 May 2022
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
General public

Together we can support older Australians through the coronavirus. Here are some tips:

  • Keep in regular contact
  • Set them up to use technology, then plan a regular time to connect
  • Cook a meal and leave it at their front door
  • Offer to run errands
  • Drop a note in their mailbox
  • Have a chat over the fence

For the latest advice regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) visit

Together we can help stop the spread and stay healthy.