Department of Health (Australia)

Owning Institution:
Discussion paper

Consultation paper: development of the National Preventive Health Strategy

Preventive health is a key pillar of Australia’s long-term national health plan. This consultation paper sets out what the 10-year National Preventive Health Strategy will aim to achieve and conceptually how this might be done.

Management and operational plan for people with disability

The 'Australian health sector emergency response plan for novel coronavirus' guides the Australian health sector response. This management and operational plan focuses on people with disability.

Australian health sector emergency response plan for novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

This updated plan focuses on clinical and public health actions and responses as well as having a broader emphasis on effective communication and the social determinants pertinent to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Prevalence study for a Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)

The Prevalence Study for a Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) report looks at incidents of abuse between residents of aged care facilities that are currently exempt from reporting. It gives options for reporting these incidents under a SIRS.

Impact of COVID-19: theoretical modelling of how the health system can respond

This document outlines scenario modelling undertaken to inform how Australia prepares our health system, including our intensive care units, for COVID-19.