Information about coronavirus (COVID-19)


ESSA is committed to supporting the safety, health and livelihoods of our exercise professionals during this evolving COVID-19 pandemic. All COVID-19 information pages will be updated regularly so please bookmark and check regularly.

ESSA is focused on:

  • Assisting all stakeholders to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by implementing the advice as directed by the Australian Government Department of Health 
  • Building the capacity of our exercise professionals to offer exercise services online (via telehealth)
  • Supporting our business owners to understand employer implications and communicate measures for business continuity
  • Supporting the health and wellbeing of all Australians by promoting the continuation of exercise, including at home or in isolation as advised by an accredited professional


ESSA Communiques

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Resources and Additional Support


Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources
A collection of resources for the general public, health professionals and industry about coronavirus (COVID-19), including translated resources: Click here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for health professionals, including pathology providers and healthcare managers
A collection of resources for health professionals, including pathology providers and healthcare managers, about coronavirus (COVID-19): Click here.

Coronavirus Health Information Line
Call this line if you are seeking information on novel coronavirus. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 1800 020 080