COVID-19: Resources and important information

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In this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, advice and information changes on a daily basis, as health authorities respond to a dynamic situation. This is a good thing, but it means that the public should stay up to date with advice and recommendations to protect their health.  has put together this list of resources regarding the pandemic.

Note: If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms and are having severe breathing difficulties, call triple zero (000) immediately.

Coronavirus Symptom Risk Assessment Tool

myDr’s Coronavirus risk assessment tool. Use this tool to assess your symptoms and risk of having COVID-19.

Testing clinics

COVIDSafe app

The Federal Government’s COVIDSafe app is designed to make contact tracing faster and more comprehensive. The smartphone app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for free.

Australian Government resources

coronavirus - where to get help

Coronavirus Health Information Line

The Coronavirus Health Information Line is for information on the coronavirus and has been expanded to also help advise people with respiratory symptoms and people concerned about having contact with a possible COVID-19 case. It operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

Telephone: 1800 020 080

Department of Health resources

Australian Government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) resources, including translated resources.

Coronavirus Australia app

Australian Government’s Coronavirus Australia app. Available from the Apple App Store, Google Play and the Government’s WhatsApp feature.

Healthdirect coronavirus hub

Healthdirect Coronavirus Hub. Check your symptoms and get information.

Home isolation advice

Information for recent travellers

Flights with confirmed cases of COVID-19 – Flight numbers and affected rows

Australian Government’s Information for international travellers on the coronavirus.

Travel advice – Smartraveller

Smartraveller is the Australian Government’s website for travel advice. Provides the latest travel restrictions and advisories for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beyond Blue

Information for older Australians

OPAN (Older Persons Advocacy Network) has information on COVID-19 and support for older Australians.


Coronacast – ABC Podcasts. A podcast to answer your questions about coronavirus, and provide advice about living through a pandemic.

Map of cases worldwide

Interactive map of confirmed cases, recovered cases and deaths worldwide from Johns Hopkins University

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