COVID-19 Vaccination Hubs
The Department of Health are running dedicated hubs for aged care, disability, childcare and distribution centre workers to receive COVID-19 booster vaccinations.
The hubs will also service people with disability, their carers and family.
Find your closest hub here:
Mental Health Support During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and continues to impact our mental health and wellbeing.
If you are feeling impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in anyway, the below page provides information, tips and resources to
support you and your loved ones’ mental health during this time.
Information and resources on improving your mental health can be found here:
Accessing free Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT)
From 24 January 2022, you can access free RATs if you hold an eligible Commonwealth concession card:
- Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
- Department of Veteran’s Affairs Gold, White or Orange Card
- Health Care Card
- Low Income Health Card
- Pensioner Concession Card.
You can access up to 10 RATs over a 3 month period (max 5 over a 1 month period) through community pharmacies.
Department of Health COVID-19 advice for older people and carers
People aged 70 years and over, people with compromised immune systems, and people with some chronic medical conditions are at greater risk of more serious illness from COVID-19.
NDIS COVID-19 advice for participants
NDIS have a number of temporary COVID-19 measures to support participants during the pandemic. This page has information on what they are doing to help participants.
NDIS Worker Screening Check Information
The National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Screening Check (NDIS Check) has started. The NDIS Check is a way to ensure that people who work with NDIS participants do not present an unacceptable risk to participants.