Department of Health and Ageing (Australia)


National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention strategy

The Australian government has made a commitment to tackling suicide within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through increased investment for suicide prevention activity that is specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their communities. The strategy has been informed by extensive community...

The aged care workforce 2012: final report

This research report contributes to the body of knowledge about the aged care workforce in Australia.

Coordination of care and efficiency of health care: lessons from the second round of Australian Coordinated Care trials

The Coordinated Care program was a significant joint initiative of the Australian and state and territory governments which aimed to strengthen primary health care to improve the health and well-being of communities and individuals with chronic and complex care needs. The second round of the...

Living is for everyone: a framework for prevention of suicide in Australia

The revised Living is For Everyone (LiFE) framework provides updated information to mental health professionals and the wider community to enhance the understanding and prevention of suicide and self harm in Australia. It is an updated version of the first LiFE framework which was developed...

National Pandemic Influenza Exercise — Exercise Cumpston 06 report

Exercise Cumpston 06 was the first major event of its kind conducted by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. The aim was to exercise the capacity and capability of the Australian health system to prevent, detect and respond to an influenza pandemic.