Department of Health covid-19 information

Department of Health

Commonwealth Government COVID-19 information

Department of Health advice for aged care and health sector

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



  1. Coronavirus health alert (same link is updated regularly)
  2. Message from the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer (10 March) [PDF]


Information sheets

20 July: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Mobile testing clinics – Victoria 

Mobile testing clinics will be testing residents and staff in residential aged care facilities that do not have a COVID-19 outbreak. ANMF is very supportive of this initiative and we are strongly encouraging all of our members to participate. This will give you the peace of mind to ensure you, your family and residents are safe.


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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