Here is a list of Australian and state-specific resources available to artists and music industry professionals during the pandemic:
Financial Support for Artists:
Working for Victoria Fund - Government service helping Victorians who have lost their job to find employment.
Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant - funding avaialble to small businesses who have been highly impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown restrictions.
Live Music Venue Support - program designed to support Queensland-based live music venues with a track record in presenting original live music and that have been impacted by Covid-19.
2020 Resilience Fund - Emergency relief to support Australian artists, groups and organisations
Mental Health Resources:
Lifeline - 13 11 14
Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636
Support act (Australian Music) - 1800 959 500
Mental Health line - 1800 011 511
Kids help line - 1800 55 1800