The Commonwealth government has announced a $2 billion extension to a range of COVID-19 related health measures until March 2021, including Medicare-subsidised telehealth for general practitioner, nursing, midwifery, allied health and allied mental health services. The telehealth extension includes essential specialist services, such as consultant physician, geriatrician, and neurosurgery. Bulk billing will continue to be available and regular billing practices will apply to all of these services. GP-led respiratory clinics, home medicines delivery, and a range of other measures will also be extended. Read the full announcement here .