Official Sources of Latest Coronavirus Updates, Facts, & What to do [Australia]

The official Australian Government resources and latest updates for the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis including the main government portal, the health department portal, and portals state by state.

  1. Australia Government Homepage

    The front page of the Australian Gov website has been updated to become the main portal for easy and fast access to all COVID-19 information. This site will link you to the latest Coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia. Including latest news updates from the Federal Government, links to check symptoms online, economic information, Aged Care support, guides on protecting yourself, social-distancing and self-isolation, and links to states and departments.


    Travel advice: – for those entering Australia and Australians overseas.

    Department of Home Affairs: – information on visas and travel restrictions, immigration and citizenship

    Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: – for exporters and consular assistance

  2. Australian Government Department of Health

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources including a collection of resources for the general public and industry about coronavirus (COVID-19).


    National advice hotline – For information on coronavirus (COVID-19) call the hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days. Phone: 1800 020 080

    Printable/Shareable Fact Sheets:

  3. NSW Health

    New South Wales (Sydney) – Information and advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for community and businesses in New South Wales. Including travel advice, cases maps, statistics, media releases, how to self-isolate, how to protect yourself and others.

    NSW Health –

    NSW Transport –


  4. Department of Health and Human Services Victoria

    Victoria (Melbourne) – Online self-assessment, hotline information, State of Emergency information, social distancing info, business info and more.

    Department of Health and Human Services Victoria –

    VIC.GOV.AU –

    Public Transport Victoria –

  5. WA Health

    Western Australia (Perth) – Information on Covid clinics, latest media updates, FAQ, self-isolation, Aged Care and more.

    WA Health:

    WA GOV:

    Public Transport Authority –

  6. Queensland Health

    Queensland (Brisbane) – Information for residents and business

    Queensland Health –

    QLD GOV –

    S.E QLD Transport –

  7. Department for Health and Wellbeing South Australia

    South Australia (Adelaide) – including information for Business and Industry, SA Health Response – COVID-19, FAQ’s, Clinics and testing centers, and precautions.

    Department for Health and Wellbeing –

    SA GOV –

  8. Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania

    Tasmania (Hobart) – information on finding services, latest news, information for arrivals, travel restrictions, and self-assessment tool.

    Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania –

    TAS GOV –

  9. NT Department of Health

    Northern Territory (Darwin) – information on gatherings, staying safe, facts and myths, traveling and what to do if you are unwell.

    NT Department of Health –

    NT GOV –

  10. ACT Health

    Australian Capital Territory (Canberra) – Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) info featuring latest updates on cases and testing, news, what to do, known flights with cases of covid-19, and contacts in the state.

    ACT Health: 

    ACT GOV –

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