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This report describes the operation of the Aged Care Act 1997 in 2017–18. It also includes information about aged care programs and policies.
The whooping cough (pertussis) vaccination is free and recommended for pregnant women between 20 and 32 weeks in each pregnancy.Part of a collection: Maternal vaccination Campaign (whooping cough)
The influenza vaccination is safe, free and recommended for pregnant women in each pregnancy.Part of a collection: Maternal vaccination campaign (influenza)
This fact sheet describes the Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic private hospital insurance tiers, and what they mean to you.
This report presents the findings of the 2017 independent review of the Living Longer Living Better reforms. It includes 38 recommended actions to further improve the aged care system.
This review showed that the program plays an effective and important role where Australia’s health and aged care systems meet. It has supported the early discharge of older people from hospital and can help delay their entry into residential care.
We used this paper as part of our 2019 consultation to seek feedback from the residential aged care sector and broader community.
This plan aims to reduce the incidence and impact of FASD in Australia. This will improve the quality of life for people living with FASD. The Plan identifies 4 national priorities and is for the period 2018 to 2028.Part of a collection: National Drug Strategy
This report — Strengthening protections for older Australians: models and options for a Serious Response Scheme for Commonwealth-funded aged care service providers — was prepared by KPMG. It details options for a serious incident response scheme (SIRS).
The Department of Health is seeking expressions of interest from clinical professionals, researchers, and service delivery and consumer experts to fill eight vacancies on the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), commencing 1 July 2019.
This document is intended to outline for ATAGI members and for interested members of the general public, ATAGI’s structure, function, roles and responsibilities.
This 30 second video outlines the Government’s reform to private health insurance.
You can use this web tile on your own website to link to information about the Government’s private health insurance reforms.
This framework sets out the objectives, principles, activities and target groups of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP). It outlines ways to make sure program services are consistent, accessible, flexible, innovative and high quality.
The National Immunisation Strategy 2019-2024, builds upon the success of the first National Immunisation Strategy 2013-2018. The Strategy comprises eight strategic priority areas to complement and strengthen the National Immunisation Program.
This fact sheet is for the general public. It explains the consumer protections being introduced when an insurer chooses to terminate or transfer to a new product.
This fact sheet outlines changes to how information about private health insurance is provided to you. Changes to the PrivateHealth website and standard information statements are also covered.
This fact sheet is for the general public. It explains how you will be able to choose higher excesses to lower your private health insurance premiums.
This fact sheet is for the general public. It explains how patient access to mental health, and drug and alcohol treatment services has been improved.
This fact sheet is for the general public. It explains how Australians aged between 18 and 29 years of age can be offered discounts of up to 10% of their private hospital insurance premiums.
Private health insurance reforms: travel and accommodation benefits for regional and rural consumers
This fact sheet is for the general public. It explains private health insurance improvements to benefits for travel and accommodation for people who have to travel long distances for hospital treatment.
This collection includes action plans to address the needs of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, senior Australians from CALD backgrounds and LGBTI elders. It also includes a government action plan and a shared action plan which outlines actions to support all diverse groups.