All students aged approximately 12 and 13 will be offered the HPV vaccine for free in schools as part of the National Immunisation Program. The video explains the importance of the vaccine.
The Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan is a roadmap for a national approach to prioritise and work towards common goals and objectives for paediatric palliative care.
This Budget 2023–24 fact sheet outlines measures to reduce smoking and vaping rates through stronger legislation, enforcement, education and support.
The document provides guidance to all parties who have roles and responsibilities over younger people seeking to access aged care services.
Professor Helen Christensen AO (Director and Chief Scientist, Black Dog Institute) explains how the Medical Research Future Fund enables a national response to mental health issues.
App or tool
Use this tool if you’re feeling unwell and not sure what to do – if it’s an emergency, call 000 immediately. Answer some questions about your symptoms and get advice on whether to see a doctor, go to hospital or call an ambulance. It is available online at any time.
Top 3 questions – The impacts of alcohol on health, how to reduce alcohol intake, and how to help someone who's struggling
Professor Alison McMillan, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, talks about the impacts of alcohol on our health and wellbeing.
Top 3 questions – Helping kids return to school and sports, strategies to check in with teens, and finding support
Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ruth Vine, answers the top three questions you've been asking on our social accounts around mental health.
App or tool
My QuitBuddy is an app that helps you get, and stay, smoke-free. It provides helpful tips and distractions to overcome cravings, tracking systems to chart your progress and the facts to help you understand the impact smoking has on your health.
App or tool
Use this tool to find a health service near you. You can choose the type of service you need (such as general practice or dentist) and narrow the results to suit your needs (such as bulk billing or free parking) and location. It is available online at any time.
The evaluation of the National headspace Program (headspace) aims to provide a greater understanding of the appropriateness, effectiveness and outcomes of headspace to inform future policy decisions regarding implementation.
This report lists the percentage of people aged between 5-11 years old who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 by local government area (LGA).
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) brochure is being made available to children and their parents or guardians to provide information on the scheme.
It’s natural for your child to be curious and to have lots of questions about COVID-19 vaccinations. Here are some tips for speaking to children before and after they receive a vaccine.
Overarching Evaluation of the National Support for Child and Youth Mental Health Program – final report
This report presents the findings of the Overarching Evaluation of the National Support for Child and Youth Mental Health Program completed by the University of Queensland.
The Evaluation of the Early Psychosis Youth Services (EPYS) program examined the appropriateness, effectiveness, efficiency and equity of the EPYS program to determine its impact and inform future policy direction.
The Evaluation of the Early Psychosis Youth Services (EPYS) Program examined the appropriateness, effectiveness, efficiency and equity of the EPYS Program to determine its impact and inform future policy direction.
Youth community groups can use this resource kit to help young people understand the importance of getting vaccinated.
This Easy Read roadmap is about how we can improve health care for people with intellectual disability.
Strategy or framework
This plan outlines our approach to improving health outcomes for all children and young people. It aims to ensure that children and young people, from all backgrounds and all walks of life, have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential, and are healthy safe and thriving.
Government response to inquiry
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report: Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
Research into community attitudes and behaviour about illicit drug use was done to inform future policy and planning for alcohol and other drug issues. This summary report presents an overview of the findings.
Research into community attitudes and behaviour about illicit drug use was done to inform future policy and planning for alcohol and other drug issues. This report outlines the quantitative research that was done and the results.
This fact sheet outlines the causes of bedwetting in teenagers and young people and what help is available.
Research into community attitudes and behaviour about illicit drug use was done to inform future policy and planning for alcohol and other drug issues. This report outlines how the qualitative research was done and the results.
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