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Initiatives and programs

We're working on a range of policy initiatives, programs and campaigns to help improve your health and the health of all Australians.

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  • The Australian Government is establishing a program to support researchers to push the boundaries to develop new health and medical breakthroughs.

  • The Australian Government is investing in research to improve the opportunity for health intervention in the time between a woman's pregnancy and her child's fifth birthday.

  • The Australian Government is investing in research to improve the lives of patients with chronic conditions through new methods of prevention, treatments and cures.

  • 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 community.

  • The invitation to free breast screening now covers women up to 74.
    Everything you need to know about why you should take up our invitation is right here.

  • Reaching out for help and support is an important first step in dealing with the issues drugs and alcohol might be causing in your life, or affecting a friend or family member.

  • Girls Make Your Move is about inspiring, energising and empowering young women to be more active regardless of ethnicity, size or ability.

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