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Free vaccinations at school to prevent serious illness

Parents of eligible high school students are being urged to ensure their children are vaccinated to protect them from human... more

Move Well, Eat Well Awards

Three Lady Gowrie early childhood centres in Northern Tasmania have been recognised for supporting healthy habits in the centres' daily... more

DonateLife Week 2014

Tasmanians are being urged to discuss organ and tissue donation with their loved ones as part of DonateLife Week 2014... more

Protecting the Rights of People with Serious Mental Illness

Tasmania is leading the way in safeguarding the rights of people with serious mental illness with new legislation coming into... more

$6 million investment in Flinders Island centre

Flinders Island residents will enjoy more modern and improved health and community facilities as a result of a $6 million... more


Mental Health Act

Mental Health Act

Tasmania has new mental health legislation. The Mental Health Act 2013 commenced on 17 February 2014.



TasALERT is the Tasmanian Government’s official emergency website that brings together information from emergency services and government agencies.

Redevelopment RHH

Redevelopment RHH

The $586 million redevelopment of the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is delivering a state-of-the-art health facility for generations of Tasmanians to come. New facilities and services are already available.

Tasmania's Health Plan

Tasmania's Health Plan

Tasmania's Health Plan is being updated, and we want your help to put together the blueprint for health services delivery in the State.