Department of Health (Australia)

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Government of Australia

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30 Jun 2012

The Australian Government, through this Strategy, is moving from funding a small number of proven and successful online mental health and telephone crisis support services, to a respected, evidence based, accessible, professionally recognised and integrated e-mental health service environment.

Research in Australia and internationally...


20 Apr 2012

The Government is building a better, fairer and more nationally consistent aged care system.

Under Living Longer Living Better, the aged care reform package provides $3.7 billion over five years.

$955.4 million to help people to stay at home through:

an integrated...

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2 Mar 2012

This is the second Annual Progress report and highlights the significant progress being made to improve the health care system to provide better prevention, detection and management of chronic disease through the Commonwealth’s contribution to the National Partnership Agreement on Closing The Gap in Indigenous...

Research report

2 Mar 2012

As a good oral health foundation in childhood is the key determinant of oral health throughout life, the Council commends the importance of a universal option for children. However, given the existing fiscal environment, the Council has included scaled down options for children, and adult...

Research report

29 Feb 2012

Otitis media is a significant health issue, especially for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Some studies suggest that up to 91% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in remote communities present with otitis media. Long term otitis media can result in hearing...

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