Victorian Government FREE Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) Program

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Victorian Government FREE Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) Program

Loddon Shire Council is part of the Victorian Government’s Rapid AntigenTest (RAT) Program with FREE RATs now available to all community members.

Free RATs can be collected from the following locations: 

 Location   Street address  Town
Wedderburn Post Office  70 High Street  Wedderburn 
Inglewood Post Office  85 Grant Street Nth  Inglewood
Bridgewater Post  Office  4 Main Street Bridgewater 
Boort Post Office  75 Godfrey Street Boort
Pyramid Hill Post Office 12 - 14 Kelly Street Pyramid Hill
Tarnagulla Post Office 101 Commercial Road  Tarnagulla
Newbridge Post Office 36 Lyons Street Newbridge
Dingee Post Office  18 Mack Street Dingee
Mitiamo General Store 5 Joffre Street Mitiamo
Serpentine Post Office   15 Peppercorn Way Serpentine


Who can get free RATs?

The free RATs are available to all community members.  You do not need a Medicare card.

How many RATs can be collected?

Everyone can get up to 2 packs of 5 RATs (10 tests) per person at a time.  People with disability and their carers can get 20 free tests at a time.

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

If you have COVID-19 Symptoms.

Please do not visit a RATs distribution site if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.  Arrange for someone to collect a test for you, or pick some up now and have them at home in case you need to test for COVID-19.

What if you need a PCR test?

If you need to have a PCR test visit a GP respiratory clinic or see a GP about a referral to a pathology collection centre.

More information needed?

Visit the Victorian Government’s Coronavirus website: