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Melbourne Showgrounds COVID-19 Testing Site

Melbourne Showgrounds COVID-19 Testing Site

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Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020 - Wednesday 1 December 2021
Opening Hours: Operating daily between 8:00am – 8:00pm (subject to change in high or low demand periods). Melbourne Showgrounds are unable to test on children under 5 years old.


The Victorian Department of Health (DoH) is managing a pop-up COVID-19 testing site at Melbourne Showgrounds.

The convenient COVID-19 testing site, accessible for vehicles only, is designed to ensure our community can access safe and reliable testing facilities.

On some days the testing site will experience high demand and wait times are expected.

Should a high demand be received, on any given day the site may close early to safely service as many people as possible. We thank you for your patience and understanding while we work with the DoH to deliver this service.

For further information on the Victorian Governments COVIDSafe Summer, visit the DoH here.

How to get there

- Melbourne Showgrounds is located 6km from Melbourne’s CBD on the corner of Langs Road and Epsom Road, Ascot Vale.

- All vehicles will enter Melbourne Showgrounds via Gate 3 Langs Road.

- Traffic control officers and clear signage will direct you into, and throughout Melbourne Showgrounds to the testing site.

Key information

- Upon completing the test, you should return home immediately and remain in isolation until you receive your test result.

-If arriving by car you must enter via Gate 3, Langs Road.

- You do not need an appointment to get tested.

- The test is free for everyone.

 - Melbourne Showgrounds are unable to test on children under 5 years old

Further information

Visit the Victoria State Government website here for additional COVID-19 information.


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