What is a referral?
A referral is a letter from a doctor, asking a specialist (or other health professional) for a diagnosis or treatment. If you see the specialist without a referral, Medicare will not cover any of your costs.
Health advice on COVID-19, including when to get tested or self-isolate, symptoms, how to avoid infection, physical distancing and restrictions.
If you are a COVID-19 ‘close contact’
Find out what you need to do if you have been identified as a close contact of someone with COVID-19.
Caring for someone with COVID-19
Many people with mild COVID-19 symptoms can be cared for at home. Here's what you need to know if a household member has tested positive for COVID-19.
What are COVID-19 rapid antigen tests (RATs) and where can I buy them?
Rapid antigen tests (RATs) for COVID-19, which you do at home, are now sold in pharmacies and supermarkets. Are they as accurate as PCR lab tests?
How to prepare a kit to manage COVID-19 at home
Use this item checklist to prepare a kit that will help you manage your COVID-19 symptoms at home, should you become infected.
Children and COVID-19
Learn more about what to do if your child gets COVID-19 and how to care for them.
Learn about COVID-19 testing, including when to get tested, what test you should use and what to do if you test positive to COVID-19.