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Adults aged 50–69 years now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to adults aged 50-69 years at General Practice Respiratory Clinics and state and territory vaccination sites. From 17 May 2021 vaccinations will be available at General Practice (GP) clinics.

To see if you are eligible and find your local service to make an appointment, use the eligibility checker. Please revisit the checker if an appointment is not currently available.

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COVID-19 vaccine information

Making a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine available to all Australians is a priority for the Australian Government.

Find out how the COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out, which groups will have first access to it and when you can expect to get the vaccination. 

Health alerts & advice

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Getting tested for coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you need to get tested for COVID-19, you have a few different options. Depending on where you live, you may be able to visit a:
- Pop up testing centre
- GPs office
- Respiratory clinic
- Drive through testing site

Find the testing clinic closest to you

Key updates

Up-to-date coronavirus alerts and news. 

Mental health resources

It’s especially important to take care of your mental health and wellbeing during coronavirus. 

Find useful information and resources on the Head to Health website

For personal crisis and mental health support you can contact Lifeline on 13 11 44 or Beyond Blue on 1800 512 358 at any time. 

You can also check emergency support and assistance

Have a look at the How’s your head today? campaign resources.
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Download the COVIDSafe App

Help our contact tracers by updating and running the COVIDSafe App on your phone.

Download the latest COVIDSafe update to protect yourself and your family. 

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.