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.
The Australian Government is investing in research to help tackle the threat in aged care facilities, of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses or parasites becoming resistant to standard medical treatments.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious threat to human and animal health and is happening now. The more we use antibiotics, the more chances bacteria have to become resistant to them and are harder to treat. We all need to take action to preserve antibiotics and reduce the threat of AMR.