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Buy cheapest Brisbane RATs: From $5.50 per test


Find out how to purchase the cheapest and most accessible RATs in Queensland and Brisbane.

Cases in Queensland and Brisbane are beginning to rise as new Omicron subvariants begin to take hold in the state. Rapid antigen tests are set to become a more significant features in the lives of Queenslanders.

Read on to find out the most affordable options for purchasing RATs for Queensland and Brisbane residents. All of the brands listed below are TGA-approved, and all the retailers are Australia-based.

Cheapest Queensland and Brisbane RATs

Buy 5-pack from Sayka
Buy 5-pack from Sayka

Shop this 5-pack of Flowflex nasal test kits for just $27.50.

  • Clinical nasal test kit
  • Illustrated step-by-step instructions

$100 off 10-pack from Rapid Antigen Australia
$100 off 10-pack from Rapid Antigen Australia

Don't miss out on buying this 10-pack of Cellife nasal test kits for just $79.90 (plus $7.95 shipping). Buying in bulk is an ideal option for large families.

  • Clinical nasal test kit
  • Illustrated step-by-step instructions

$11 off 5-pack from Little Whales
$11 off 5-pack from Little Whales

Get your hands on these JusChek oral fluid tests for just $33, down from $44.

  • Clinical oral test kit
  • Illustrated step-by-step instructions

Buy now for $33 ($6.60 per test)

How to use a RAT kit

If you're unsure or need a refresher as to how RAT kits work, NSW Health has produced this helpful video. Just remember, instructions vary from brand to brand.

Queensland and Brisbane RAT rules

The current advice from Queensland Health is to get tested if you have any COVID-19 symptoms.

If you test positive on a RAT, you must report your positive test using this form. It is strongly recommended that you stay home until you no longer have acute symptoms.

Queensland and Brisbane free RATs

Certain Queensland residents are eligible for free RATs. To qualify for this scheme, you must hold 1 of the following concession cards:

  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  • Health Care Card
  • Low Income Health Care Card
  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs Gold, White or Orange card.

As a part of this scheme, eligible Queenslanders can collect a maximum of 5 tests in 1 month from participating community pharmacies.

Where to buy masks in Queensland

Premier Anastasia Palaszczuk has taken to Twitter to inform Queenslanders that masks are now recommended in healthcare settings, on public transport and rideshares, indoors where you cannot socially distance, if you're older or at risk and if you are around a vulnerable person.

Masks are an easy way to help mitigate the spread of COVID. Check out your options for buying masks online in Queensland and Brisbane.

Buy cloth masks

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Buy N95 masks

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Where to buy N95 masks online for delivery in Australia

Want to learn more about COVID-19 rapid antigen tests? See Finder's complete guide here.

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