Initiatives and programs

We're working on a range of policy initiatives, programs and campaigns to help improve your health and the health of all Australians.

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  • Meningococcal disease is serious, but you can be protected. Young people aged 14-16 years can get the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine at school in year 10.

  • The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a $20 billion long-term investment supporting Australian health and medical research. Our 10-year plan for the MRFF supports life-saving and job-creating medical research, reaffirming Australia’s reputation as a global leader in the field.

  • The campaign aims to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated.

  • Reaching out for help and support is an important first step in dealing with the issues drugs and alcohol might be causing in your life, or affecting a friend or family member.

  • Girls Make Your Move is about inspiring, energising and empowering young women to be more active regardless of ethnicity, size or ability.

  • The invitation to free breast screening now covers women up to 74.
    Everything you need to know about why you should take up our invitation is right here.

  • The campaign aims to deliver personally relevant information about the health impacts of smoking and importantly, to show smokers the health benefits that quitting has for themselves and their community.

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