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The 2023–24 Federal Budget was released on 9 May 2023.
Find fact sheets, media releases and other health, aged care and sport programs and measures from the Budget 2023–24.
Time for a booster?
Adults can top up 6 months after a COVID-19 vaccination or infection.
Childhood immunisation is a safe, free and effective way to protect your kids from serious diseases.
Protect yourself against influenza
The best way to protect against influenza is to get vaccinated each year. For some people the vaccine is free.
Influenza vaccination for children under 5
The influenza vaccine is safe, effective and free for children aged 6 months to under 5 years.
Make an informed decision about your cosmetic surgery. Start your research here.
Health Star Ratings
Use the Health Star Rating system to make healthier choices when purchasing fresh and packaged foods.
Learn more about how to look after your hearing health.
Wage rise for aged care workers
A 15% increase to award wages will commence from 30 June 2023.
Our Corporate Plan 2022–23
Our corporate plan outlines how we will deliver the health system for all Australians throughout 2022–23.