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Better health and ageing for all Australians

Welcome to the Department of Health and Ageing

Better health and active ageing for all Australians.

Health Heroes campaign

The Health Heroes campaign aims to increase the number of people working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. For more information about the campaign visit our Health Heroes website

Health Heroes campaign

Need to find a health service?

The National Health Services Directory provides access to reliable information such as location, opening hours and telephone numbers for General Practices, Pharmacies, Hospitals and Emergency Departments. Access it online or via an app for smartphones and tablets.

Need to find a health service?

The Government’s Dental Reform package contains three initiatives.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule; a National Partnership Agreement for Adult Public Dental Services; and a Flexible Grants Program.

The Government’s Dental Reform package contains three initiatives.

Changes to the sale of tobacco products

From 1 December 2012, all tobacco products sold, offered for sale, or otherwise supplied in Australia must be in plain packaging and be labelled with the new and expanded health warnings. Find out how this will affect you.

Changes to the sale of tobacco products

Latest news

News archive

03 May 2013

New Community Mental Health Centre Opens in Northern Suburbs

Northern residents will have easier access to mental health services thanks to Adelaide’s third Community Mental Health Centre officially opening its doors in Salisbury.

Event calendar

Full calendar

31 May 2013

World No Tobacco Day - Worldwide

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Disclosure Log

FOI Disclosure Log

A list of documents disclosed in response to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests.

Information Publication Scheme

Information Publication Scheme

The mechanisms and procedures DoHA is required to undertake in managing and making available information.