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We publish news, events, departmental media releases and health alerts so you are informed about the latest health updates
Phase 3 of the Childhood Immunisation Education Campaign – Get the Facts (the Campaign) has launched to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is available for free to young Australians through the National Immunisation Program (NIP).
A new report on general practice in Australia, released today by the Department of Health and NPS MedicineWise
Australia will host two World Cups in 2020. This is the first time the International Cricket Council Women’s and Men’s T20 World Cups will be held as separate events in the same country.
AusVaxSafety is a national system for monitoring vaccine safety in Australia. The report shows how parents and carers responded to the SMS about their child's health a few days after their vaccination at each schedule point in the National Immunisation Program (NIP) in Australia in 2016-17.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations are now recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). This makes it easier for you and your healthcare provider to find information about your or your child’s HPV vaccinations.
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.