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Last updated 05/12/2022

For up to date and detailed information visit the Victorian Department of Health's website.

Community Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) Program

We are supporting a Department of Health program to offer free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to vulnerable community members.

Free RATs are now available at our Customer Service Centres:

Wonthaggi, Cowes and Grantville
Opening Hours: 10.00am - 3.00pm.

Inverloch Community Hub
Opening Hours: 10.00am - 4.00pm.


  • People aged 70 years or older
  • People with disability
  • Immunocompromised people (self-declared) or their carer
  • Concession card holders
  • NDIS participants
  • Disability support pensioners
  • Transport Accident Commission benefit recipients

Please do not come in if you have COVID symptoms.

State-run COVID-19 testing sites continue to offer free RATs to people who have symptoms.

For more information, visit

Where to get tested

  • Wonthaggi Hospital, 235 Graham Street, Wonthaggi VIC 3995
  • Phillip Island Health Hub, 50-54 Church Street, Cowes VIC 3922
  • Wonthaggi Respiratory Clinic

For locations and opening hours please visit Bass Coast Health's website.

Where to get vaccinated

For locations and opening hours please visit Department of Health

To check eligibility go to Vaccine Eligibility Checker

You can book a COVID-19 vaccine online via HotDoc online bookings

Council meetings

Our Council Meetings are currently being held virtually and live-streamed via YouTube. Videos of past meetings can be accessed from or YouTube.