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Financial assistance is available if you have been impacted by restrictions

This payment is to help workers unable to earn an income due to a COVID-19 state public health order.

This may involve a lockdown, hotspot or movement restrictions.

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Arm yourself against COVID-19

A COVID-19 vaccine is your best defence and our only way forward.


Use the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker to find out when you can arm yourself and book your vaccination
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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.

Key updates

Up-to-date coronavirus alerts and news. 
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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

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.

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.