Where can I get tested?
You can get a test for a blood borne virus or a sexually transmissible infection at your local doctor’s clinic (sometimes also called a GP).
Some tests are free because they are covered by Medicare. Ask your doctor or their receptionist to find out if your tests are free or if you will have to pay.
There are also sexual health clinics in Australia, which specialise in sexual health testing, please see the list below for some of the sexual health clinics in Victoria. Please visit the National Health Services Directory for a list of other services in Australia.
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
580 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053 Phone: (03) 9341 6200
Family Planning Victoria- Action Centre (for people under 25)
Level 1, 94 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Phone: (03) 9660 4700 or Free call to 1800 013 952
Family Planning Victoria- Box Hill clinic (for everyone)
Ground floor, 901 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, VIC 3128 Phone: (03) 9257 0100 or Free call to 1800 013 952
Front Yard Youth Services (young people aged 12-25 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness)
244 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Phone: (03) 9611 2411
Prahran Market Clinic (gay friendly GP)
Prahran Central Shopping Centre, Mezzanine Level, 325 Chapel Street, Prahran, VIC 3181 Phone: (03) 9514 0888
The Centre Clinic (gay friendly GP)
77 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, VIC 3182 Phone: (03) 9524 4866
Pronto! (Rapid HIV & Syphilis testing gay friendly clinic)
175 Rose Street, Fitzroy, VIC 3065 Phone: (03) 9416 2889
Northside clinic (gay friendly GP)
370 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North, VIC 3068 Phone: (03) 9485 7700
North Richmond Community Health Centre (Migrant, Refugee and LGBTQI+ friendly)
23 Lennox Street, Richmond, 3121 Phone: (03) 9418 9800
Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS)
186 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, VIC 3065 Phone: (03) 9419 3000
Ballarat Sexual Health Clinic (LGBTQI+ friendly)
12 Lilburne Street, Lucas, VIC 3350 Phone: (03) 5338 4500
Barwon Health Sexual Health Clinic
Geelong Hospital, Corner Bellerine and Lt Ryrie Streets, VIC 3220 Phone: (03) 4215 1396
Bendigo Community Health – Bendigo site
171 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo, VIC 3550 Phone: (03) 5448 1600
Bendigo Community Health – Eaglehawk site
3 Seymoure Street, Eaglehawk, 3556 Phone: (03) 9434 4300
Gateway health Sexual Health Centre – Wangararatta site
45-47 Mackay Street, Wangaratta, VIC 3677 Phone: (03) 5723 2000
Gateway health Sexual Health Centre – Myrtleford site
32 Smith Street, Myrtleford, VIC 3737 Phone: (03) 5731 3500
Gateway health Sexual Health Centre- Wodonga site (Clinic 35)
155 High Street, Wodonga, VIC 3690 Phone: (02) 6022 8888 or Free call to 1800 657 573
Kardinia Health Sexual and Reproductive Health Clinic
2-18 Colac Road, Belmont, VIC 3216 Phone: (03) 5202 9333
Swan Hill Community Health- Youth Sexual Health Clinic (for under 26 years)
60 McCrae Street, Swan Hill, VIC 3585 Phone: (03) 5033 9337
Reference: Department of Health & Human Services, State Government of Victoria, Australia
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