Lachlan Conn is an artist and illustrator.

Useful services and resources in Newcastle, Australia during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

I am updating this page frequently, and somewhat haphazardly. At this point I haven’t tried any of the delivery services listed below, so can’t vouch for them. I love you. See you soon, yeah? 💛

Finding free food in Newcastle:

Grocery delivery and/or distant pick-up in Newcastle:

Slow Food Hunter Valley also has a good list of local food delivery options on their Facebook page.

Takeaway/meal delivery in Newcastle:

Pharmaceutical delivery and/or pick-up in Newcastle:

General household goods delivery in Newcastle:


Online communities:

Housing and income:



Home-based living:

Much of the local information here was grabbed from comment threads at the essential Newcastle Echo Facebook group. 🙏

Posted 26 March. Updated 17 April 2020