New COVID-19 rules explained in easy english

The Queensland Government have put in place new rules to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  These rules are about home confinement, outdoor gatherings and having visitors at your home.  In the link below you will find these rules explained in an easy to read way. 

PDF – new rules explained 

Word Version – new rules explained

A link to the complete directive from the Chief Health Officer is here.


QDN continues to roll out COVID-19 resources for people with disability

QDN is committed to making sure people with disability have access to accurate and accessible information throughout this COVID-19 pandemic.  In partnership with the Queensland Government, QDN has worked to create two videos that will help people with disability gain more confidence and understanding around the COVID-19 situation.

The videos feature QDN Chief Executive Officer, Paige Armstrong.

In the video below Paige provides some essential information about COVID-19

In the video below, Paige shares important information, backed by her own lived experience of having a family member with a disability.  She talks about self-quarantine, the need for continued disability support during COVID-19 and how to stay safe and keep connected.

e-Blast: Changes to free food distributions and services in Brisbane

This information is current as at 23 March 2020

We wanted to keep you up to date with information we have about changes in the way free food distribution services will be run due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Below is information about services that are open and what is available at each place.

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e-Blast: Local Government Election – voting open now and phone voting available

As of 26 March, the Local Government Elections are still on this Saturday (28 March). The Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ) has put in place a range of measures to keep people safe from COVID-19.

Remember – voting is compulsory if you are a registered voter.

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