As events change across our country due to the effects of Coronavirus, some impact may be felt across the construction industry resulting from changes to work and social distancing.
MATES will continue to provide Case Management support by contacting our 1300 642 111 helpline 24/7 - without interruption. Site visits and training is experiencing changes as we work within Government recommendations. Please contact your local field officer or MATES office should you wish to discuss available options.
MATES has put together a few useful resources that you can print and have on your site, or for your own reference. Please check this page from time to time for updates.
Support Poster for Connector & ASIST volunteers
Useful reminders to keep your mental health in good condition: a prompt for workers to find Connector and ASIST volunteers if they are finding things tough.download here
Support Fact Sheet
Download this fact sheet to print and hang up at your site, as access from visitors may be restricted. Workers can use their phones to scan the QR codes and link directly to information and support services. If you have Adobe Reader (free app) either on your phone or computer, 'Click here' buttons link directly to sites.Download Here
SETTING UP A MYGOV ACCOUNT
The federal government has released several measures to support construction workers impacted by COVID-19 who find themselves out of work.DOWNLOAD HERE
Tip Sheet for Workers
Useful information for all workers for coping with stress during Coronavirus.DOWNLOAD HERE