Health, Australian Government Department

Also known as
  • Health Dept
  • Dept of Health
  • Coronavirus
  • Health Department
  • Department of Health
  • Australian Government Department of Health
  • COVID-19
  • Corona Virus
Business Summary
Improving health and wellbeing for all Australians, now and for future generations.
About Us

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We develop and deliver policies and programs and advise the Australian Government on health, aged care and sport. We work with a wide range of stakeholders to ensure better health for all Australians.

What We Do

We work to deliver an affordable, quality health and aged care system and better health, ageing and sport outcomes for all Australians.

Our vision is better health and wellbeing for all Australians, now and for future generations.

We aim to achieve our vision through evidence-based policy, well targeted programs and best practice regulation.

Our strategic priorities include:
  • Better health and ageing outcomes for all Australians
  • An affordable, quality health and aged care system
  • Better sport outcomes
See our Corporate Plan for full details on our purpose and priorities.

Our work involves the following: