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The Australian Government has created a WhatsApp channel for guidance and advice on Coronavirus (Covid- 19) in Australia and released an app from the Department of Health. A second tracking app has also been released.


Users of Whatsapp can message +61 400 253 787 for the service. A menu selection allows the user to choose between 

  • Latest news
  • Latest numbers
  • Symptom checker
  • Protecting yourself and others
  • Support for people and families
  • Support for business
  • Travel advice
  • State and Territory advice
  • Share the app 
Whatsapp on the Apple Store
Whatsapp for Android

Coronavirus Australia

Keeping technology at the forefront of circulating information, a new app was also released. 

Coronavirus Australia App

Apple Store available for the iPhone and iPad.
Google Play


There is also the COVID Safe App - for information about this app, see our article The COVIDsafe app

Information Sourced from 

Australian Government Department of Health
Google Play
App Store

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