Find out about diseases of concern in Australia, and frameworks and laws around managing diseases.
Discover our role in preventing, monitoring and managing communicable diseases in Australia.
We fund programs and initiatives to reduce the impact of communicable diseases on Australia.
Several key committees and networks help us with our work on communicable diseases.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence journal
This scientific journal publishes information about communicable diseases in Australia:
- how often and where diseases occur
- how many cases we have
- methods to prevent diseases
- methods to control outbreaks.
We support networks to develop case definitions for health professionals to use when diagnosing notifiable diseases. See our collections of: