Mar 22, 2020

Preparing for NAPLAN

Website 1:  https://www.nap.edu.au/online-assessment/public-demonstration-site

This site contains lots of sample exams for each year and each subject.  It can help you practice taking the online exam.

Website 2: https://www.acara.edu.au/assessment/naplan/past-naplan-papers/naplan-2012-2016-test-papers

This site provides the NAPLAN test papers from 2008 ~ 2016.  There is no answer supplied here, but if you like to validate answers, you can visit this site: https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/p-10/naplan/test-reporting-analysis/state-reports  The state report provides the analysis of each question with the correct answer. 

Website 3: https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/p-10/naplan/test-preparation

This site provides the practice tests for each subject and each year.  It is good for doing some practices.

Website 4: http://www.smeebu.com

This site provides the practice to do online tests for each subject and each year.  

Mar 13, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) screening clinic locations in Melbourne

Box Hill Hospital
 Advise patient they MUST NOT present to the Emergency Department
 Enter the Screening Clinic via ENTRANCE D on Thames Street, Box Hill through the transit lounge
 No appointment or prior phone call is needed, just turn up
 Current hours are 10am – 6pm. This is subject to change

The Alfred Hospital (City)
 Enter via Emergency Department as a separate clinic has been set up there
 55 Commercial Road Melbourne
 No set times as yet
 No appointment or prior phone call is needed, just turn up

Monash Medical Centre Clayton
 No appointment or prior phone call is needed, just turn up
 Clinic is found at 239 Clayton Road, Clayton
 Current hours are 10am – 6pm 7 days a week

Austin Hospital Heidelberg
 Not a drop in service
 Will turn away patients that have no symptoms
Must call the Coronavirus Hotline before attending clinic or Call Austin Hospital Coronavirus Hotline before attending clinic 9496 6606 (Austin Hospital Hotline 8am-5pm Monday-Friday)

Royal Melbourne Hospital Parkville
(Waiting message advises patient to hang up and call local GP if calling in regard to COVID-19)
 Can only attend once they have seen GP clinic and they advise to attend the clinic for COVID-19 screening/testing
 Open 10am-6pm 7 days a week
 300 Grattan St, Parkville VIC 3050

Northern Hospital
 Only has fever clinic (phone triage)
 Currently has no COVID-19 screening/testing clinic
 Patients can only call fever clinic if they have fever, even if they have travelled overseas recently – 8405 8844
(THIS IS A MUST AS THE HOSPITAL DOES NOT WANT THE FEVER HOTLINE FLOODED)

Sunshine Hospital
 Can only attend COVID-19 screening/testing clinic if they have:
 Sore throat, fever, cough (can have 1 or all symptoms)
 Overseas travel in the 14 days before the onset of illness
 Close contact with a known or suspected COVID-19 case

If they do not fit this criteria they will be turned away

Current as of 12/03/2020 6pm