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  • Access to Products Under the Stoma Appliance Scheme

    The Department of Health is seeking feedback from ostomates and other stakeholders on access to products under the Stoma Appliance Scheme. More
    Closed 20 September 2019
  • Application for Transfer of Accreditation

    Thank you for your interest in transferring your accreditation as a service provider for the Australian Government Hearing Services Program to another entity. Please click the link below to begin your application. You may wish to download a PDF of the application form for your... More
    Opened 19 September 2019
  • Testconsult

    Test consultation. More
    Closed 17 September 2019
  • Open consultation for the National Dust Disease Taskforce

    Background On 26 July 2019 the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer announced the establishment of a National Dust Disease Taskforce to develop advice on a national approach to the prevention, early identification, control and management of dust diseases in Australia. The Terms of... More
    Opened 17 September 2019
  • National Dust Disease Taskforce - register your interest for further consultation opportunities

    Background On 26 July 2019 the Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer announced the establishment of a National Dust Disease Taskforce to develop advice on a national approach to the prevention, early identification, control and management of dust diseases in Australia. The Terms of... More
    Opened 17 September 2019
  • Residential aged care: Proposed alternative models for allocating places

    As part of the 2018-19 Budget More Choices for a Longer Life package, in principle support was provided to move from the current approach of allocating residential aged care places, to providers through the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR), to alternative arrangements that support greater... More
    Closed 13 September 2019
  • TGA SME Assist Workshop: Meeting Your Obligations (Perth)

    Navigating the re gulatory maze can be a challenge, especially if you're new to regulation. SME Assist in partnership with The Western Australian Health Translation Network presents Meeting Your Obligations: a free workshop aimed at beginners who are unfamiliar with therapeutic... More
    Closed 13 September 2019
  • Application for Accreditation as a Service Provider

    Thank you for your interest in becoming accredited as a service provider for the Australian Government Hearing Services Program. Please click the link below to begin your application. You may wish to download a PDF of the application form for your information before you proceed.... More
    Opened 6 September 2019
  • TGA SME Assist Workshop: Meeting Your Obligations (Melbourne)

    Navigating the re gulatory maze can be a challenge, especially if you're new to regulation. SME Assist presents Meeting Your Obligations: a free workshop aimed at beginners who are unfamiliar with therapeutic goods regulation. This may include: small to medium... More
    Opened 3 September 2019
  • Serious Incident Response Scheme for Commonwealth funded residential aged care - Finer details of operation

    Australians have a right to live free from abuse and neglect as a matter of human rights, current law and a reasonable community expectation. Older Australians also have specific rights and expectations when receiving Commonwealth funded aged care services. Following the KPMG report , ... More
    Opened 30 August 2019
  • Application to Register as an Appointed Supplier

    Thank you for your interest in becoming registered as an Appointed Supplier for the Australian Government Hearing Services Program. Please click the link below to begin your application. You may wish to download a PDF version of the application form before you proceed. Note that we... More
    Opened 28 August 2019
  • Public Consultation on Diabetes Products Subsidised under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

    The Department of Health is seeking your feedback in relation to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). The NDSS provides subsidised syringes and needles, blood glucose test strips, urine test strips, insulin pump consumables and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) products... More
    Closed 25 August 2019
  • Medical Research Future Fund: Mission for Cardiovascular Health Roadmap

    In 2017 alone, more than 100,000 Australians experienced a heart attack or stroke and cardiovascular disease was the underlying cause of 43,500 deaths in Australia. As part of the 2019-20 budget the Government announced a commitment of $220 million, over 10 years, for a... More
    Closed 23 August 2019
  • Natural Therapies Review 2019-20 Membership and Terms of Reference

    On 7 April 2019, the Minister for Health announced an updated review of natural therapies . The review will be led by the Australian Government Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Professor Brendan Murphy, and be supported by the Natural Therapies Review Expert Advisory Panel (NTREAP). More
    Closed 7 August 2019
  • Review of the Practice Incentives Program Indigenous Health Incentive (PIP IHI)

    The Department of Health is currently undertaking a review of the Practice Incentives Program Indigenous Health Incentive (PIP IHI). This review aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the PIP IHI to support general practices to provide culturally appropriate health care to... More
    Closed 15 July 2019
  • Head to Health Survey

    We're always looking for ways to improve people's experience on Head to Health. Your feedback will help us make Head to Health better! Note: all feedback is anonymous, therefore we are unable to respond. More
    Opened 10 July 2019
  • Educating the Nurse of the Future - Independent Review of Nursing Education

    An independent review of nursing preparation in Australia – Educating the Nurse of the Future was announced as a measure within the 2018/19 Federal Budget. Led by Emeritus Professor Steven Schwartz AM, the Review will be future focussed and will consider how the education... More
    Closed 30 June 2019
  • Public Consultation on Australia’s Next Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2020 and Beyond

    Four years ago, Australia’s First National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy 2015-2019 was published. This Strategy, due to expire at the end of 2019, focuses predominantly on antibacterial resistance taking a One Health approach to address AMR across human health, animal health and... More
    Closed 28 June 2019
  • Draft National Clinical Quality Registry Strategy Consultation

    Draft National Clinical Quality Registry Strategy The draft National CQR Strategy aims to drive continuous improvements in the quality and value of health care to achieve better health outcomes for all Australians. CQRs monitor the quality (appropriateness and effectiveness) of... More
    Closed 20 June 2019
  • Proposal for a new residential aged care funding model

    The Australian Government is the major funder of residential aged care in Australia. Since 2017 the Australian Government has been examining options for a new funding tool and system to replace the current Aged Care Funding Instrument. The Department of Health commissioned the University of... More
    Closed 31 May 2019
  • Have your say on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Outcomes

    ‘The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has been commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of Health to investigate national reporting of treatment outcomes in the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS NMDS) . As part of this work, AIHW... More
    Closed 18 April 2019
  • Establishing a National Action Plan for the Health of Children and Young People: 2020 to 2030

    On 15 August 2018, the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, announced at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Forum on Inequities in Child Health in Canberra, the commencement of a process to establish a National Action Plan for the Health of Children and Young People: 2020 to 2030... More
    Closed 28 March 2019
  • Health Star Rating system - Draft Five Year Review Report

    The five year review of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system is currently underway. The review will consider if and how well the objectives of the HSR system are being met, and identify options for improvements to the ongoing implementation of the system. The review is being conducted by Matthews... More
    Closed 25 March 2019
  • NHMRC Survey on the Gender Equality Policy Requirements for Administering Institutions

    With the release of NHMRC’s Gender Equality Strategy 2018–2021 , it is timely that NHMRC again reviews how Administering Institutions (AIs) are meeting the seven gender equality requirements in the NHMRC Administering Institution Policy . To avoid overly burdening AIs,... More
    Closed 25 March 2019
  • Review of Tobacco Control Legislation

    The Department of Health (Department) is undertaking a thematic review (review) of its tobacco control legislation and is seeking input from stakeholders. As part of the Legislation Act 2003, the Australian Government introduced changes to the sunsetting arrangements for legislative... More
    Closed 18 March 2019
  • Managing Prudential Risk in Residential Aged Care

    Public Consultation The 2018 Budget included an announcement that the Government would move to strengthen the prudential standards in aged care to improve the financial management of providers and limit risk of provider failures. This would provide better protection to residents... More
    Closed 15 March 2019
  • Developing the Implementation Plans for the National Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategies 2018-2022

    The five National Blood Borne Viruses (BBV) and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI) Strategies set the direction for Australia’s continuing response to BBV and STI from 2018 to 2022. Together, the strategies outline a framework for a high quality and coordinated national response to BBV... More
    Closed 22 February 2019
  • Safeguarding the Integrity of Australian Sport - Government Response to the Wood Review

    The Australian Government has a clear and bold vision for sport integrity in Australia, and is committed to ensuring Australian sport is appropriately protected in the rapidly evolving sports integrity threat environment . The reforms announced as part of this package will require... More
    Opened 12 February 2019
  • Streamlined Consumer Assessment for Aged Care

    In the 2018-19 Budget, the Government announced that it will design and implement a new framework for streamlined consumer assessments for all aged care services, to be delivered by a new national assessment workforce from 2020. The measure addresses an issue identified in the Legislated Review... More
    Closed 11 February 2019
  • Proposed changes to the recommended use of pertussis vaccines in pregnant women

    The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) is consulting with stakeholders on proposed changes to the maternal pertussis vaccination recommendations for inclusion in the Australian Immunisation Handbook, with an intention to submit the recommendation to the National Health... More
    Closed 9 February 2019
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