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These principles guide future changes to the aged care system. They support partnership between consumers, providers, the aged care workforce and the Australian Government.
This action plan is the first step to reducing the regulation of the aged care sector. It sets out actions to reduce red tape for aged care providers and people receiving aged care.
Australian Government response to Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration Report: Residential and Community Aged Care in Australia
The Health Portfolio Budget Statements for the 2015 to 2016 financial year outline how the Government has allocated resources to outcomes for all entities within our portfolio.
This fact sheet contains information for the general public about plain packaging of shisha and molasses tobacco products. It also has information for tobacco suppliers.
This framework guides the development and implementation of actions, plans and policies to reduce the risk of dementia and improve outcomes for people with dementia and their carers.
The CVS matches volunteer visitors with people receiving government-subsidised aged care services. Find out what a CVS volunteer visitor does, why the experience is valuable, how to become one and what your responsibilities would be.
This document answers the common questions we receive about the CVS — a program that matches volunteer visitors with people receiving government-subsidised aged care services.
This document provides information for auspices — organisations funded to deliver the CVS. Find out how you must deliver the CVS including how to manage volunteers and visits and what to do if you receive or give gifts.
Use this guide to help you identify some of the key requirements of tobacco plain packaging for non-cigarette products such as cigars, roll-your-own tobacco and shisha/waterpipe tobacco.
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing report: Discussion paper on the late effects of polio/post-polio syndrome
An evaluation from 2012 to 2014 assessed the Cape York Wellbeing Centres. It looked at whether the centres reduced alcohol and substance abuse and harm in the community. This 2014 report presents the findings.
This 2014 report describes the alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment system and funding processes in Australia. It provides options for future funding that respond to the needs of individuals, families and communities.
This 2014 study analyses patient journeys through drug and alcohol treatment services. It describes the different parts of the drug and alcohol systems. It also looks at how the different parts connect.
An information sheet for residential aged care providers to give to residents who were in residential aged care on 30 June 2014 and intend to move to a new aged care facility.
The Health Portfolio Budget Statements for the 2014 to 2015 financial year outline how the Government has allocated resources to outcomes for all entities within our portfolio.
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing report: Living with the pain of adhesive arachnoiditis
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee report: Annual reports (No.2 of 2012)
Australian Government response to Senate Community Affairs References Committee Report on The role of the Therapeutic Goods Administration regarding medical devices, particularly Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants, July 2013
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing’s report on the inquiry into early intervention programs aimed at reducing youth suicide
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Report on the: Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Bill 2013 [Provisions] and Related Bills
These research reports were used to help develop the graphic health warnings used on cigarette packaging and evaluate the effectiveness of the plain packaging design.