COVID test pack displayed across a wooden surface.

Free RATs available now

Update as of February 2024: The distribution of free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) program has now ended. If you need RATs, visit your local pharmacy, supermarkets and other retailers or contact your Medical Provider for further assistance.

Plan ahead and grab your FREE Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs).

Rapid antigen tests are safe, easy to use and effective in finding out whether you have COVID.

From Monday 6 February, Free RATs will be made available for you to plan ahead and check symptoms. To pick up a pack, visit any one of our collection points listed below.

You can receive up to 2 packs of 5 RATs per person, and up to 2 packs per household member. You are not required to have a Medicare card.

People living with a disability and their carers can get 4 packs of 5 free rapid antigen tests per person.

Collection points
(in alphabetical order)

Deer Park Library
4 Neale Road, Deer Park
9:30am – 5pm

Delahey MCH
70 Copperfield Drive
8:30am – 4:30pm

Derrimut MCH
30 Lennon Park Way, Derrimut
9am – 5pm

Keilor Customer Service
704B Old Calder Highway, Keilor

Keilor Downs MCH
12B Antwerp Drive, Keilor Downs
8:30am – 5pm

Keilor Library 
704B Old Calder Highway, Keilor
1pm – 5pm

Southwold MCH
10A Southwold Street, St Albans
8:30am – 5pm

Sydenham Library

1 Station Street, Taylor Lakes
9:30am – 5pm

Sunshine Customer Service
301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine
8:45am – 5pm

St Albans Library
71A Alfrieda Street, St Albans
9:30am – 5pm

St Albans MCH
15 Epalock Crescent. St Albans
8:30am – 5pm

Sunshine Library
301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine
9:30am – 5pm

Sunshine MCH
31A Alexandra Avenue, Sunshine
8:30am – 5pm

Taylors Lakes MCH
G2, 1 Station Street, Taylor Lakes
8:30am – 4:30pm

West Sunshine MCH
25 Kermeen Street, West Sunshine
8:30am – 5pm

West Sunshine Community Centre
25 Kermeen Street, West Sunshine
8:30am – 5pm

Westvale Community Centre
45 Kings Road, St Albans
9am – 5pm

Visy Hub
301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine
9am – 5pm

You can collect RATs as many times as you need. If you run out of RATs, you are welcome to collect more to make sure you are prepared.

Free RATs are also available at select community health organisations and private pathology centres.

More info

Visit Get a COVID test for information on participating councils and collection locations.

If you test positive, follow the Checklist for cases and Report your positive test result for support.

Reporting a positive RAT result lets you access COVID medication if eligible.


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