Department of Health covid-19 information

Department of Health

Commonwealth Government COVID-19 information

Federal Department of Health advice for the aged care sector

Federal Department of Health advice for the health sector

Australian Government COVID-19 national data on residential aged care cases and deaths 

Australian Government national COVID data


  1. Coronavirus health alert (same link is updated regularly)

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) 

The AHPPC advises the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council on health protection matters. Read the ANMAC statements. 

$750 disaster leave payment

If you are required to isolate and do not have access to paid leave, you may be eligible for this Federal Government payment.

Media releases


Online training modules

  1. How to protect yourself and the people you are caring for from infection with COVID-19 (for nurses, midwives and personal care workers)


Residential aged care

View the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services aged care COVID-19 information and resources.


Other resources

  1. COVID-19 vaccines
  2. Information and how to download the COVIDSafe app 
  3. Download the “Coronavirus Australia” government app in the Apple App Store or Google Play
  4. Join the Department of Health WhatsApp channel on iOS or Android.
  5. Resources for health professionals, including pathology providers and healthcare managers
  6. National Health Plan resources
  7. Search for COVID-19 publications and fact sheets
  8. Coronavirus (COVID-19) current situation and case numbers
  9. About coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to protect yourself
  10. Interim advice on non-inpatient care of persons with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, including use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  11. Smartraveller for those travelling to or returning from overseas
  12. Read the weekly epidemiology reports
  13. Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) 2019-nCoV National Guidelines for Public Health Units


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