Department of Health COVID-19 Resources

The Department of Health (Department) continues to monitor developments of the coronavirus respiratory illness. The Department’s website provides coronavirus information and current status updates as well as a number of resources including general factsheets and posters.


Click here to view the Department of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for the health and aged care sector website.


Department of Health Resources

The Department has developed various resources relevant to coronavirus and aged care:


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First 24 hours - managing COVID-19 in a residential aged care facility


The Department of Health has released guidelines for residential aged care facilities on what steps to take, and when, following the identification of a COVID-19 positive case. Download now


Department of Health Factsheets

The Department has developed various factsheets relative to coronavirus and aged care:


Department of Health Questions & Answers

ACSA has been liasing with the Department of Health seeking clarification on a number of common questions we've had from our members. As these responses come through, we will list them below.


Department of Health Webinars

You will find below links to Department of Health COVID-19 Webinars which will continue to be updated as the situation evolves.


Federal Government Daily COVID-19 Updates

The Department of Health's COVID-19 aged care newsletter, 'Protecting Older Australians', is a weekly update ensuring you have access to best practice information and resources, as it evolves throughout this situation.

All 'Protecting Older Australians' newsletters are available on the Department's website, you can view them here.





For more information, you can:

  • Call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Visit the Department of Health website.
  • Contact ACSA's Member Support Line on 1300 877 855 or email