The Department of Health is building better outcomes for all Australians in health, aged care and sport.

About the department

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The Australian healthcare system

Australians receive quality, safe and affordable healthcare.

In our portfolio

Our portfolio - Ageing and aged care

Ageing and aged care

We provide information on aged care services to older people, carers, service providers, assessors and other health professionals.

Our portfolio - Sport


We encourage all Australians to become healthier through exercise by supporting community sport through to elite competition.

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