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COVID-19 information

Updates for CDU Students

We are committed to providing our staff, students and the community with updates on the COVID-19 situation and we monitor closely the information from the Government on relevant health and safety advice.

As at 14 October 2022, it is no longer mandatory for people who test positive for COVID-19 across the country as restrictions for isolation rules will end.

It remains important for all people stay home when unwell to limit the spread of infection and protect the community. This applies not just to COVID-19 but all illnesses. Changes to public health measures are a timely reminder for everyone to stay up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinations to make sure they have the best protection.

When you come to campus, please make sure you:

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    The wellbeing of our CDU community is our most important priority. We all have a role to play in minimising the spread of COVID and keeping our communities safe.

    Support available during COVID-19 impacts

    Many people are still impacted by COVID-19 and it can be a challenging time for some. We know these times are tough. We’re proud to have a truly national and international student cohort, and we want to say that we see you, we care about you, and we’re here to help.

    The COVID-19 impacts will undoubtedly put extra pressure on you, whether that’s financial stress, family pressures, work worries or all of the above. 

    We are here to help you in every way possible by offering learning tools, financial and personal support and resources you can access from the safety of your own home or in-person.

    If you have questions and concerns about how COVID-19 impacts your study you can contact our CDU COVID-19 Helpline on 1800 945 010.

    International students

    Financial support

    Australian Government Financial support

    If you or your family are affected by COVID-19 you may be eligible to apply for financial support from the Australian Government. There’s a range of financial support and services available during COVID-19.


    Further information can be found by visiting the Australian Government Services Australia If you need a payment page or calling the Government’s Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

    Emergency Assistance

    If you are impacted and require assistance for daily needs or support, please contact Student Support via or phone 08 8946 6288.  



     Personal support

    If you are feeling stressed and anxious, don’t face this alone. You can contact our team to make a free and confidential appointment with one of our qualified counsellors: 

    Telephone appointments

     08 8946 6288

    (during business hours)

    1300 933 393 

    (24/7 support)

    Online bookings

    Book an appointment online

    Home is not always safe for everyone. If you feel unsafe and need to leave your home to go to a place of safety you can. There is government support available if you are experiencing domestic violence. Please visit the Australian Government's Family and Domestic Violence page for all information. To access the governments counselling and support for family violance call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732.

    Further information and contact details for additional support services are available on our Counselling page.

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    Staying well

    There are many things that cause stress in our daily lives, such as study, finances, work and family.

    We have put together ideas and resources to help you to keep your wellbeing in check throughout study and life.

    Learn more