Where can I get tested for the coronavirus in Australia?
You can find an Australian COVID testing clinic in your area by visiting these COVID-19 Government websites.
- NSW nsw.gov.au/covid-19
- VIC dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
- QLD covid19.qld.gov.au
- ACT covid19.act.gov.au
- SA covid-19.sa.gov.au
- NT coronavirus.nt.gov.au
- TAS coronavirus.tas.gov.au
The COVID-19 test is done by taking a swab of the back of your throat and your nose. You don't need to fast beforehand or take any samples with you.
Nasopharyngeal Swab Procedure
Video explaining the nasopharyngeal swab procedure.
Supporting Your Child During COVID 19 Nasal Swab Testing
This video prepares children for a COVID-19 nasal swab test and helps ease some of their potential fear and anxiety. When children are prepared to take a medical test, they become more cooperative and compliant, which creates a positive coping experience for them. This video is suitable for children as young as 4 years old.