Community groups
  • Last updated:
  • 22 Jul 2021

Guided by our Local Community Relief Plan - COVID-19 (April 2020), council has designed a suite of grant and funding support measures to assist community groups impacted by the Declared Disaster Situation.

If you are a charity or not-for-profit group, the following links may assist you during the pandemic and following recovery. 

  • Community Door 
    A comprehensive suite of guidelines and templates on topics including business continuity planning, legal resources and risk management
  • GIVIT 
    Registered charities and community groups can request items for their clients in need. These requests are then matched to GIVIT’s network of generous donors
  • Community Services Industry Alliance
    Information for community organisations needing to accelerate their business continuity planning to continue service delivery
  • #SaveOurSector 
    Free resources and tools to help with governance and decision-making, workplace and volunteer issues, funding, technology, communications and networking
  • Office of Fair Trading
    If your community organisation is having difficulty meeting an OFT lodgement due because of an impact from COVID-19, contact the OFT to request special consideration.
  • Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission
    Offers help for registered charities whose usual operations may be disrupted by the outbreak of COVID-19
  • Department of Health are offering free infection control training 
    Register online to access the 30 minute training module.