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Future changes to the Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS)

The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme (PHMSS) helps entry-level First Nations health students complete their studies and join the health workforce.

Common Operating Picture discontinuation

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Common Operating Picture (COP) has been discontinued.

Top 3 questions – Living with COVID-19 in winter with Professor Alison McMillan

Hear from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Professor Alison McMillan. In this video she discusses if you can avoid getting COVID-19, how to prepare for it if you’re immunocompromised, and caring for someone with a disability or dementia.

COVID-19 oral treatment eligibility expanded from 11 July 2022

From 11 July 2022, more Australians at higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 will be able to access oral antiviral treatments following new recommendations from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.

AHPPC statement on COVID-19 winter update and ongoing health protection measures to support our community

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic situation, drawing upon international and local evidence.

AHPPC Statement on the Removal of Mask Mandates in Airports

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) has reviewed the current COVID-19 situation in Australia and revised the need for mandated mask wearing in certain settings.

Award-winning healthcare for Western Desert communities

The Purple House story began with paintings by Papunya Tula artists from Walungurru and Kiwirrikurra.

Are you a young dad? Stay on track with this new resource

Stayin’ On Track is an online resource space offering mentorship and support for young Aboriginal dads to stay on track and be good dads.

Be Brave. Make Change.

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements. It is also time to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

Book your COVID-19 vaccine winter dose

No matter where you live, whether you’re up north in the sun, or down south with the cold, it is recommended that some people receive a winter dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Top 3 questions – Monkeypox

Dr Lucas De Toca, COVID-19 Primary Care Response First Assistant Secretary, talks about Monkeypox.

Top 3 with Dr Lucas De Toca – Winter Preparedness

Dr Lucas De Toca, COVID-19 Primary Care Response First Assistant Secretary, answers the Top Three questions across our channels.

Expanded ATAGI recommendations on winter COVID-19 booster doses for people at increased risk of severe COVID-19

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) have expanded their recommendations on the use of additional (booster) doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccination information kiosks open now in (NSW, Qld, Vic, NT and SA)

COVID-19 vaccination information kiosks are now open in shopping centres and events in (NSW, Qld, Vic, NT and SA) to help you book a vaccination appointment.

Top 3 questions – What is long COVID, is it becoming more common, do vaccines reduce your chance of getting it

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd, answers the Top Three questions across our channels.

COVID-19 vaccination information kiosks open now in (NSW, QLD, VIC, SA and NT)

COVID-19 vaccination information kiosks are now open in shopping centres and events in (NSW, QLD, VIC, SA and NT) to help you book a vaccination appointment.

Top 3 with Dr Lucas De Toca – Flu vaccination, what is in it and how safe it is

Dr Lucas De Toca, COVID-19 Primary Care Response First Assistant Secretary, answers the Top Three questions across our channels.

ATAGI update following weekly COVID-19 meeting – 4 May 2022

An update from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) following their weekly meeting on 4 May 2022.

COVID-19 vaccination information kiosks open now in (NSW, QLD, VIC, NT and SA)

COVID-19 vaccination information kiosks are now open in shopping centres and events in (NSW, QLD, VIC, NT and SA) to help you book a vaccination appointment.

Top 3 questions – COVID treatments, close contact rules & COVIDSafe aged care visits

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd, answers the Top Three questions across our channels.
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