Healthdirect Australia

Free Australian health advice.

An online government service providing approved health information. This includes:

  • general information about medicines and other pharmaceutical products
  • service directories for local emergency
  • general medical and referral contacts including contacts for addiction, detox, rehab, mental health and comorbidity services
  • a 24 hour telephone helpline
  • an A-Z of health conditions and symptoms
  • a symptom checker
  • and valuable general details about the medical use of drugs which are prescribed or accessed over-the-counter helping to avoid harmful drug or polydrug use. This site is not intended to substitute professional medical advice.
Services provided
  • An online symptom checker
  • 24 hour telephone health advice and information
  • Fact sheets
  • An online service directory
  • Online resources
How to access
1800 022 222