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Our portfolio

The Health portfolio currently includes 17 agencies and 6 statutory office holders. These agencies help us deliver the Australian Government’s health policies and programs.

The Department of Health pursues the achievement of the portfolio outcomes in association with a number of other agencies and statutory office holders in the portfolio. 

The portfolio incorporates 17 operating portfolio agencies and 6 statutory office holders as at 24 January 2018.

Portfolio agencies

Note: All portfolio agencies are directly financially accountable to Ministers, Parliament and/or the Australian Securities and Investment Commission under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act). 

Statutory office holders

There are 6 statutory office holders in the Health portfolio. They exercise independent statutory functions with administrative support from the department.

Five operate in the Department:

One operates within the National Health Funding Body:

Regulators

There are 5 Regulators:

Last updated: 
5 June 2019

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