Testing for children in school or childcare
You can request free antigen tests for your child if there are cases of COVID-19 in their class.
The tests are only available for children aged 4 or older who are in pre-school, primary school or childcare.
Requesting free tests is up to you. You do not have get your child tested if you don't want to.
Your child's school principal or childcare facility manager can give you the details of a phone number or website to request these tests for your child.
Children who do not have symptoms of COVID-19 should continue to go to school even if they are doing antigen tests.