Find working at home support available to you during Covid-19.

If you require support with working at home options during Covid-19, below are a range of ideas and helpful tools.

Government, Local Councils, local organisations, service providers and individuals offer a range of support for working at home options for people who need it when impacted during Covid-19. 

Australia Wide Support

Many organisations are requiring their staff to work at home.  To find helpful tools, information and advice see below.

Safework Information on working from home

Work Health and Safety still applies if you are working from home. For more details on what is required,  click the link for more information.

Employees working from home ATO 

Employees who work from home can claim the work-related proportion of their running expenses, click the link for more information.

Choice - Internet Service Providers 

A good internet connection and service provider is a must if you are working from home. Find out what Choice learnt through their Satisfaction survey on who is offering the best options. 

Tips for Working Remotely and Combating Stress

It's important to us that we do what we can to help. Working from home can be isolating, and living with uncertainty is stressful. Below, we've pulled together our top tips for both.

Productivity Tips when working at home

How to Work From Home:

20 Tips From People Who Do It Successfully

Communication Tools

Slack

A private message board.

Instead of a single overstuffed inbox, conversations in Slack happen in dedicated spaces called channels. This clever communication tool is great for teams and has a free option.

Remote Desktop

TeamViewer allows you to remotely access and control the desktop of your computers from anywhere.

Being able to connect into colleagues computers reduces time and frustrations of sending email attachments and also allows you to assist with computer technology issue. s

Zoom

Video Conferencing and great for creating Tutorials and connecting teams. Host up to 100 participants, Unlimited 1 to 1 meetings, 40 mins limit on group meetings, Unlimited number of meetings under the free option.

Skype

Skype makes it easy to stay in touch. Generate your free unique link with one click, share it with participants and enjoy unlimited meetings with Skype. Full set of features at your disposal.

Your meeting link does not expire and can be used anytime.

Google Hangouts

Talk to your friends and family or work colleagues.

Google Hangouts lets you video call, phone, or message the people you know. 

Facebook Workplace 

Connect everyone in your organisation

Empower and transform your whole business, with familiar features such as groups, chat and video calls.