Find out how we define and monitor cases of COVID-19, how you can get vaccinated, and where you can learn more about this disease.
- 15 September 2022
Find information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, how to protect yourself and your family, where and when you can get vaccinated, and the current situation in Australia.
COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.
Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself against COVID-19. In Australia, COVID-19 vaccines are available for free under the COVID-19 vaccines program.
Good hygiene, wearing face masks, and physical distancing can also help prevent transmission. Learn more about how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Find out more about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
See our health alert for information about COVID-19:
Surveillance and reporting
COVID-19 is a nationally notifiable disease.
See our reports on COVID-19 case numbers and statistics.
There are a wide range of physical, mental and financial support services available to Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic.