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COVID-19 Change to First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) Business Operations

By March 20, 2020 No Comments

The health and wellbeing of vulnerable members of our communities is of the highest priority to First Peoples Disability Network Australia (FPDN).  Due to the rapidly changing status of the COVID_19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, and as a preventative measure in keeping our community members and staff safe, FPDN leadership has temporarily closed our Sydney office and relocated all staff offsite. This also extends to include FPDN staff working across all states and territories.

In line with advice from the Australian Government Department of Health and with restrictions now in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus, as of today FPDN has moved to immediately suspend all scheduled training, face to face meetings, community visits and staff travel as we transition to a temporary virtual business operations model.

We apologise to our communities, partners and allies for any inconvenience that this may cause, but your health and wellbeing is of the upmost importance to us. Please be reassured that it will continue to be business as usual at FPDN and we extend a hand to members of our community who may need support and assistance during this time.

FPDN will continue to provide up to date information regarding our activities to all stakeholders as further advice from the Department of Health regarding the Coronavirus becomes available.

FPDN can be contacted during business hours (9am to 5pm) through the usual channels:

Phone: 02 9267 4195

Email: [email protected]

Media enquiries: [email protected]

 

If you are feeling unwell with a fever, coughing, sore throat, fatigue and shortness of breath contact the Corona Virus Health information line on 1800 020 080.

If you have serious symptoms including difficulty breathing call 000.