Australian Government information about COVID-19

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Australian Government information about COVID-19

The Australian Government Department of Health website

Visit the Department of Health website

The Department of Health website in Australia provides up to date advice on COVID-19. You can find information on:

Current Coronavirus status
How to protect yourself and others
Symptoms and when to get tested
If you’re concerned
Additional advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert

Healthdirect Helpline

To use the HealthDirect helpline, call 1800 022 222

If you feel unwell or need COVID-19 advice for someone in your care, speak with your general practitioner, or talk to a nurse by calling the healthdirect helpline on 1800 022 222.

Disability Gateway – COVID-19

The Disability Gateway has information and services to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers, to find the support they need in Australia. You can contact the Disability Gateway to get information and advice about COVID-19 or to be referred to other support services including counselling and advocacy. 

The Disability Gateway phone line is available Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm AEDT. 

To use the Disability Gateway, go to the Disability Gateway website or call 1800 643 787.


The NDIS has an information and support webpage about COVID-19 for NDIS participants.

For participants – coronavirus (COVID-19)

Latest advice on NDIS and COVID-19

Information packs

Easy Read: Coronavirus (COVID-19) fact sheet: Information for NDIS participants

Easy Read: Coronavirus (COVID-19): What NDIS participants can expect from their providers and support workers

Last updated: 5 December 2023