Changes to our Department

Machinery of Government changes to the Department of Health

Page last updated: 01 April 2014

Under the Administrative Arrangements Order of 18 September 2013, responsibility for Sport was moved to the Department of Health from the former Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport. In addition, responsibility for all Ageing and Aged Care programmes was transferred to the Department of Social Services and some Indigenous functions were moved from Health to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Content relating to these transfers is being progressively published on the Department of Social Services' and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet's websites. A link to both has been provided.

The Department of Social Services - Website

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet - Website