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Pregnancy and baby apps

Apps and online programs can help you when you need it most. Below you'll find the healthdirect app, plus apps and online programs from trusted information partners.

healthdirect app

By Healthdirect Australia

The healthdirect app helps Australians make informed decisions about their health by providing symptom checks, health services and trusted health information.

You can also connect to My Health Record to view health records, including your COVID-19 vaccination digital certificate, immunisations, pathology reports and Medicare items.

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Feed Safe
By Australian Breastfeeding Association, Reach Health Promotion Innovations and Curtin University

Advises mothers on the best decisions to make about alcohol and breastfeeding.

General health and wellbeing


First Aid
By Australian Red Cross

Provides instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies.

Get Prepared
By Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Helps Australian adults to prepare for any type of emergency.

Asthma First Aid
By Asthma Australia

Outlines asthma first aid steps to help people manage an asthma emergency.

By The George Institute for Global Health

Helps you make better food choices by scanning the barcode of a packaged food with your phone camera and being provided with simple health and nutrition information and suggested healthier alternatives to 'switch' to.

Down Syndrome Health Record
Down Syndrome Australia

Health record app for parents and support people of children with Down syndrome to record and monitor the child’s health, growth and development.

By National Relay Service

Helps people who are deaf, are hard of hearing or have a speech impairment make and take phone calls.

Domestic violence


Daisy app

Connects people experiencing violence or abuse to local services across Australia. Family members and friends can also find information on how to support people who are experiencing violence.


Helps people to recognise, respond and get help if they are experiencing violence and abuse.



Kids' Guide to Cancer
By Camp Quality

Empowers kids to learn more about cancer on their own terms, at their own pace, and understand everything that is going on.

Last reviewed: May 2023

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