Initiatives and programs
We're working on a range of policies, programs, initiatives and campaigns to help improve your health and the health of all Australians.
The campaign aims to deliver personally relevant information about the health impacts of smoking and importantly, to show smokers the health benefits that quitting has for themselves and their communi
The Australian Government is investing in clinical trials to improve treatments and discover cures for debilitating and deadly rare cancers, rare diseases and areas of unmet need.
The Australian Government is investing in the talent and capacity of Australia’s health and medical research workforce.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious threat to human and animal health and is happening now. The more we use antibiotics, the more chances bacteria have to become resistant to them and are harder to treat. We all need to take action to preserve antibiotics and reduce the threat of AMR.
The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is supporting our inspiring researchers to discover the next penicillin, pacemaker, cervical cancer vaccine, or cochlear ear.
The Australian Government is investing in research to help tackle the threat, in aged care facilities, of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses or parasites becoming resistant to standard medical treatments.