Why getting a flu vaccination now will help in the fight against COVID-19
Australians are being urged to get their flu vaccination as soon as possible — to reduce the risk of a dangerous double-up of seasonal influenza and coronavirus (COVID-19).
Flu vaccine FAQs
Got a question about the flu vaccine? Learn more about when to get vaccinated and who should get it.
Colds and flu
Find out more about how to treat the cold or flu, how to avoid catching the cold or the flu, and special information on being ill during pregnancy and looking babies and children with a cold or flu.
10 tips to fight the flu – infographic
Flu vaccine and good hygiene are some of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu. Here's a handy list of tips to fight the flu.
Other questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus
Answers to common questions about COVID-19, including whether you should bulk-buy groceries and which types of public venue have closed.
Immunisation and pregnancy
During pregnancy, your immune system is naturally weaker than usual so are more susceptible to certain infections and illnesses which can be harmful to you and your developing baby.
Egg allergy usually starts in infancy, but most children grow out of it. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of egg allergy, plus ways to avoid egg.
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs, often caused by bacteria or viruses. It can be mild or very serious. Learn more about the illness.
Can you boost your immune system against the coronavirus (COVID-19)?
It's OK to feel anxious about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Here's what you can do to protect yourself from viruses — and what won't help, such as face masks or supplements.
Flu trends in Australia
Information about current influenza trends in Australia, including data for health professionals, plus tips and advice to help you prevent the flu.