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Corporate Plan 2018-2019

Our purpose

To support government and stakeholders to lead and shape Australia’s health and aged care system and sporting outcomes through evidence-based policy, well targeted programs, and best practice regulation.

We have a diverse set of responsibilities, including policy advising, program implementation, supporting scientific research, evaluation, regulation and compliance.

Last updated: 
20 November 2018