Concessional Access RAT

The Australian government is introducing a temporary Rapid Antigen Test Concessional Access program. This program starts on 24 January 2022 and ends on 31 July 2022.

If you have a valid, eligible Commonwealth concession card, you can access up to 20 rapid antigen tests through participating community pharmacies, at no cost to you. You can access a maximum of 20 rapid antigen tests over the six-month period, but no more than 5 tests in any month.

This temporary program enables eligible people to access rapid antigen tests, to be more confident engaging in your regular activities, while protecting yourself and others from COVID-19.

The Australian Government and state and territory governments are jointly funding this program to provide rapid antigen tests to eligible people at no cost.

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