Department of Health (Australia)

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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).


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...


26 Nov 2015

The need for action is critical when considering almost four million people in Australia will experience a mental illness in any one year. Mental illness is the third largest cause of disease burden in Australia after cancer and cardiovascular disease and the largest single cause...


5 Nov 2015

Provides the legislative framework for the regulatory, funding and quality foundation of Australia’s aged care system.


The Australian Government funds and regulates the provision of residential care, home care, home support and flexible care to those approved to receive it, and...

Discussion paper

27 Sep 2015

The MBS Review Taskforce released two consultation papers on 27 September 2015, one for a broad audience and another more detailed version which is more directed at organisations and people with expert knowledge of the MBS.

These papers are intended to encourage discussion and...

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