Department of Health (Australia)

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Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) national guidelines

This document outlines the aims of the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) and sets out the roles and responsibilities of CVS auspices and network members, volunteers, aged care service providers, care recipients, the Department of Health and Aged Care and the Department of Social Services.

Future focused primary health care: Australia’s primary health care 10 year plan 2022-2032

This plan was developed as a high-level response to the recommendations of the Primary Health Reform Steering Group, and an extensive series of consultations. The plan aims to support primary health care providers to embrace continuing advances in technology - in telehealth and virtual care...

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce strategic framework and implementation plan 2021–2031

The target of this plan is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to represent 3.43% of the national health workforce by 2031. This matches the expected percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the working population. Governments and the Aboriginal and Torres...

National obesity strategy 2022–2032

The National Obesity Strategy is a 10-year framework aimed at preventing, reducing and treating obesity in Australia. It focuses on prevention, but also includes actions to better support Australians who are living with obesity to live their healthiest lives.
Discussion paper

Concepts for a new framework for regulating aged care

This concept paper outlines the early thinking to develop a new regulatory framework to support Australia's future aged care system. The paper provides advice about the need for a modern, risk proportionate framework, as the federal government rolls out the aged care reforms.