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Brisbane Lockdown

Further to yesterdays announcement regarding the three-day lockdown effecting Ipswich, Logan, Redlands, Moreton and Brisbane council areas. Queensland Health have updated the Restrictions for Impacted Areas Direction. Remedial Massage Therapy and Myotherapy can only continue to practice during the lockdown for the management or prevention of a disease, injury or condition, provided by a qualified massage therapist who holds approved provider status with one or more private health funds.

Physical distancing must be observed to the extent possible and Contact information must be collected.

Restrictions are currently due to lift on 1 April at 5pm, unless extended or replaced. The lockdown is in direct response to a confirmed case of the UK strain of COVID-19 that is believed to be 70% more infectious than the regular strain. The Association strongly encourages any non-urgent appointments that can wait until after the lockdown period be postponed.'

For more information on the health directions, please click here.


List of support services available

Mental Health and Anxiety

Business and Financial Assistance

Beyond Blue
Support for those dealing with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues.

Black Dog Institute
Resources for anxiety and stress caused by COVID-19.

Lifeline
A 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention service.

MensLine Australia
Health and relationship advice for men.

AusGov COVID-19 Payments
Payments and services during COVID-19 such as JopKeeper and JobSeeker

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
Tax assistance for those struggling through adversity.

MoneySmart
For those who require financial support.

Other

National Coronavirus Helpline
A 24-hour a day number to call for COVID-19 questions or concerns.

Fair Work Ombudsman
If you feel you have been unfairly dismissed from work.

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