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healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

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healthdirect app

Make informed decisions about your health with healthdirect’s free health app!

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Check your symptoms

Find out when to go to a doctor and how to look after yourself at home.

Find a service

Search for a doctor that bulk bills or a pharmacy that is open now.

Read up on health topics

Learn more about symptoms, conditions or procedures. Favourite and share articles.


What if it’s an emergency?

In the case of an emergency, the healthdirect app provides latitude and longitude coordinates that you can relay to emergency service operators if you don’t know exactly where you are. You can also locate your nearest emergency department if it’s still safe for you to travel.


Look up your medication

healthdirect has nearly 10,000 pages about medicines registered for sale in Australia, making it our country’s most comprehensive medicines catalogue. Search for medicines on the app by brand name or active ingredient.

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