You should have RATs at home in case you need to test for COVID. Many local are offering free RATs to eligible people. You are eligible if you:
- are aged 70 years and older
- have a disability, are immunocompromised, or are a carer
- hold a Seniors, Pensioner Concession, Commonwealth Senior Health Care, Health Care, Low Income Health Care, or Department of Veterans Affairs Gold, White or Orange card
Eligible people can get 5 free tests. People with disability and their carers can get 20 free tests.
You may be able to get tests from council sites like libraries and customer service centres. Speak to your local to find out if they have tests and where you can get them.