Preventive health

Almost half of all Australians have health conditions that could be prevented. Find out what we’re doing to provide supportive and healthier environments that protect Australians from disease and injury.

About preventive health

Find out what we’re doing to help Australians become and stay healthy.

Population health studies

See a list of population health studies we fund to inform policy.

Research funding

Learn about the research we fund to reduce chronic and complex conditions.

Population health data

Read about the health data we hold and use to develop policy.

Did you know?

13.8% of adults

were daily smokers in 2017–18

1 in 2

Australians have at least 1 of 8 common chronic conditions

1 in 2

adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines

Latest resources

Latest resources

Improving communication, coordination and collaboration amongst alcohol and other drug treatment funders

This document looks at the improvements to the National Framework for Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug Treatment. It looks at improving processes for communication, coordination, and collaboration (CCC) between and amongst alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment funders.

CDBS – Guide to the Child Dental Benefits Schedule

This guide is for dentists and explains the arrangements and requirements for the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS).

The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding guide

This guide provides information for approved residential care providers on the AN-ACC funding model. It sets out how to receive AN-ACC subsidies, including relevant compliance requirements that may apply.

BreastScreen Australia – Accreditation status report

This report lists all the currently accredited BreastScreen Australia services by state and territory.