Department of Health (Australia)

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Government of Australia

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Discussion paper

17 Mar 2006

This federal government consultation paper seeks comment on the proposed community service obligation arrangements for the wholesale distribution of medicines subsidised under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. These arrangements form part of the Fourth Community Pharmacy Agreement between the Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia,...


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17 Apr 2016

A new free online tool will help guide and support athletes, coaches and sports administrators on the potential consequences of illicit drug use in sport.

Federal Minister for Sport, Sussan Ley, today announced the release of the Illicit Drugs in Sport (IDIS) e-learning education...


15 Apr 2016

In April 2015, the Aged Care Sector Committee was tasked by the former Assistant Minister for Social Services, Mitch Fifield, to develop a roadmap to advise on future directions for aged care.

This roadmap presents the Aged Care Sector Committee’s views on the short,...

Research report

31 Mar 2016

Australia’s health system is under increasing pressure to provide better quality, affordable and accessible health care, based on universal access to Medicare. A long term strategy is needed, to offer a better patient journey for those with chronic and complex health conditions; to investigate innovative...

Research report

9 Mar 2016

The Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Doctors (AFHW-Doctors) report published in December 2014 indicated that Australia’s health workforce is under pressure and must undergo significant transformation to meet future demands for healthcare. Despite the projected overall position of oversupply, imbalances within the medical specialty workforces...

Research report

9 Mar 2016

This psychiatry report is the first to be produced under the capacity and distribution work. It involves updating the supply and demand projections previously completed by the former Health Workforce Australia (HWA) and published in Health Workforce 2025-Medical Specialists Volume 3 (HW 2025 Vol 3).

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