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Information regarding the Novel Coronavirus

Published: 30 Jan 2020

Coronavirus

Updated information regarding the novel coronavirus is available from:

Also please see specific information for students in university or Vocational Education and Training - Factsheet.

The Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment announced it is extending mental health services to international students affected by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

A dedicated email international.students@dese.gov.au and hotline – 1300 981 621 (8:00am to 8:00pm AEDST Monday to Friday) - has also been established to assist international students with questions or concerns relating to their study and novel coronavirus.

International students in Australia can access support through Lifeline Australia (13 11 14), Youth Beyond Blue (1300 224 636), eheadspace (1800 650 890) and Kids Helpline (1800 55 1800), for those under 25 years of age.