Guidelines for Twitter

How the Department of Health is using Twitter

Page last updated: 09 November 2012

Our Twitter feed is @Healthgovau

The department uses Twitter to share links and information about health and ageing policies and programs.

The department uses a social media management system to post and schedule tweets between 9am and 9pm weekdays and 9am to 7pm Saturday and Sunday.

We do not respond directly to enquiries via Twitter but welcome you to send an email to

For more information on how we use Twitter and other social media, please see our social media page and community guidelines.