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.

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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.

Visit the Aged care website

Our portfolio - Sport


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

Visit the Sport website