Content rating
Everyone 10+
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About this app

Australia’s free health app helps you make informed decisions about your health.

You can use the healthdirect app to:
- check your symptoms and get advice on next steps
- find a health service when and where you need it
- look up information on a range of medicines
- search for and find trusted health information
- create an account to save your interactions and bookmark articles and medicines
- connect to My Health Record to access your digital health records, including immunisations, pathology reports and medicare items

The tools you need to manage your own health
The healthdirect app includes a Symptom Checker tool which guides you through a series of questions to help you make an informed decision about what to do next, whether it is self-care or seeing a health professional.

Australian health services, at your fingertips
The healthdirect app includes an Australia-wide directory covering a range of health services. Easily find the health service you need, when you need it, and get contact details and directions from your current location.

Trusted, Australian information
All information in the healthdirect app is sourced from Australia’s leading health organisations and has undergone a quality assurance process so people can know it is safe, appropriate and relevant for Australians. It complies with Healthdirect Australia’s Clinical Governance Framework and is backed by the governments of Australia.

Connect to My Health Record
The healthdirect app allows you to connect your My Health Record to access your digital health records. Our app provides a simple way to keep track of and view your records including pathology reports, immunisations and Medicare items. Your COVID-19 vaccination certificate and tests results will be easy to find when you need them.

A helping hand in emergencies
The healthdirect app can be used in emergency situations. It will display latitude and longitude coordinates which you can relay to emergency service operators when you don’t know exactly where you are.

We appreciate any feedback you may have about the healthdirect app; including ways to enhance our tools to meet your health needs and your experience with the app.

Your feedback is a great way for us to know what’s important to you and gives us a focus on where we should be making our improvements.
Email us at feedback@healthdirect.org.au

Whilst this app has been reviewed for clinical accuracy, the content on healthdirect is not a substitute for professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional healthcare. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult your doctor or a specialist.
Updated on
Nov 29, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Health and fitness, and App activity
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

What's new

This release includes access to our newly designed Symptom Checker tool that delivers a more personalised and accurate health assessment experience. This new version allows users to navigate a dynamic and comprehensive self-guided questionnaire, capturing multiple symptoms, travel history and health background to provide personalised information on the type of medical help they should seek. We have also designed a new interface to make the tool more user friendly and easy to use.