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News and updates

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Victorians urged to get tested if showing symptoms of COVID-19

Testing is free at COVID-19 clinics and drive through testing is available. Find the clinic closest to you.

  • Australia to reduce international flight arrivals

    In order to manage and maintain quarantine arrangements, National Cabinet has agreed to implement further caps on international arrivals. States and Territories are moving toward a model of charging for hotel quarantine.

  • Victoria issues stay-at-home orders

    Restrictions in place for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire.

  • NSW/ACT-Victoria border is closed

    NSW has temporarily closed its border to Victoria and the ACT is enforcing a 14-day quarantine. Before you travel, check State or Territory Government sites for the latest information on restrictions and exemptions.

Health alerts & advice

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Operating in a COVIDSafe economy

It’s important that businesses have a plan to keep their workforce and customers safe and virus free. 

Learn more about how to ensure your business is COVIDSafe

Key updates

Up-to-date coronavirus alerts and news. 


There are a number of restrictions still in place across Australia. Find out about current restrictions and changes that may affect you. You can also check restrictions in all states and territories using the COVID-19 Restriction Checker.
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COVIDSafe app

Help health officials to contact you more quickly if you’re exposed to someone with coronavirus.  

The COVIDSafe app is now available in Arabic, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese.

Watch videos on how to download the COVIDSafe app.

Download the COVIDSafe app

State and Territory Government information

Refer to your local state government for the latest responses to the coronavirus pandemic. You can also check restrictions in all states and territories using the COVID-19 Restriction Checker.