Government Information About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Visit for the latest coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia, or any of the government websites below:

Business support

  • – for information about financial assistance, eligibility and timing for new government support for Australian businesses.

Government - Economic response

  • Australian Government Treasury department – for information on the Federal Government's economic response to coronavirus, including information on support for individuals, businesses and the economy.

Government payments and services

  • Services Australia – for information and services to help you if you’re affected by coronavirus, including Centrelink payments and support, and Medicare

Health advice

  • Australian Government Department of Health – for the latest information on the virus, including requirements and conditions for isolation and quarantine periods and when testing should be sought.
  • Communicable Diseases Network Australia – for nationally consistent advice and guidance to public health units on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Health and safety in the workplace

  • Department of Health – information for employers on about coronavirus, who is most at risk in the workplace, and what to do to help stop it spreading.
  • Your State or Territory Public Health Unit's website - for local coronavirus response activities and advice.
  • Safe Work Australia – for information and referrals about managing the risks of contracting coronavirus in the workplace.
  • Your State or Territory workplace health and safety body – who can also assist with workers compensation enquiries.
  • Comcare (Commonwealth) – for Australian Government employees and for employees of organisations which self-insure under the scheme.

Online safety

  • Stay Smart Online – for information about COVID-19 related scams and phishing emails, including what to look out for and how to stay safe.

Privacy and information

Tax and superannuation

  • Australian Taxation Office – for information on early access to superannuation, providing cash flow assistance for employers and other government measures relating to tax and super.

Travel advice

Visa holders

  • Home Affairs – information for visa holders relating to coronavirus including new special arrangements for students who are in Australia.