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Free flu vaccinations are now available for the general community in all five states across Australia with some eligibility changes for vulnerable groups in the ACT and NT. 

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The Australian Electoral Commission has made telephone voting available for people who are blind and have low vision and for those unable to attend a polling place on or before Election Day (Saturday 21 May) because they have COVID-19.

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The Victorian Government has announced that free Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kits are available at state-run testing sites for people with disabilities.

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Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC has confirmed that eligible NDIS participants can purchase rapid antigen tests (RATs) with funding from their NDIS plan, to ensure safe access to their supports in current COVID-19 outbreaks.

From January 24, up to 10 Rapid Antigen Tests over three months (a maximum of 5 in a month) will be made available free through pharmacies to certain concession cardholders.