Food relief for international students and temporary visa holders
This Thursday and next, OzHarvest and City of Sydney are providing free food relief hampers to international students and temporary visa holders.
The pop-up Oz Harvest Hamper Hubs will be available from two locations:
- Thursday 14 May 2020, 10am-2pm
Redfern Town Hall, 73 Pitt St Redfern
- Thursday 21 May 2020, 10am-2pm
Level 1, Shop 241 Harbourside Shopping Centre, Darling Harbour
City of Sydney has also set up a COVID-19 community hotline for information about accommodation, access to food, finance, isolation, personal wellbeing and community support. Call 02 9265 9333 Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm).
Study NSW's Welfare Hub includes a comprehensive list of crisis food listings for emergency food assistance.
"Many international students are telling us that they cannot afford to pay bills or buy food," said RLC's international student solicitor Sean Stimson.
"It is heartening to see businesses and organisations stepping up to help international students in this time of crisis."
If you need free legal help or referrals, contact RLC here: https://rlc.org.au/contact