Keep up to date with the latest media releases from the department.
Australians at risk from influenza are encouraged to obtain free vaccination, with more than six million doses of the latest influenza vaccines available under the National Immunisation Program (NIP) in 2019.
The release today of the review of the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Surveillance Colonoscopy highlights the need for doctors to take more care when determining which patients should be referred for colonoscopy.
A new report on general practice in Australia, released today by the Department of Health and NPS MedicineWise
Transcript of the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy's interview on ABC Perth with Tim McMillan and Nadia Mitsopoulos regarding drinking water.
Transcript of the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy's interview on ABC Brisbane with Craig Zonca and Rebecca Livingstone regarding drinking water.
The Community should be reassured that our drinking water is safe.
An Expert Health Panel has been established to advise the Australian Government on the potential health impacts associated with per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure and to identify priority areas for further research.