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New treatments can cure hepatitis C

While there’s no vaccine for hepatitis C, new easy treatments can cure more than 95 per cent of people living... more

'DHHS Tasmania' wins Red Cross blood challenge

Ginna Webster (centre) accepts the blood challenge trophy from Red Cross Blood Service’s Lyndon Beard and Indya Gall. DHHS Tasmania was the clear state winner in the Health Services Blood Challenge (pipped nationally by a Queensland organisation).However, the... more

Contaminated fresh fruit advice

Tasmania Police are investigating a number incidents of small metal objects found in fresh fruit in the state.We recommend you... more

180 defibrillators to help save Tasmanian lives

Community groups throughout Tasmania can apply for an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) under a State Government program.The AEDs are intended... more


Tasmanian Nursing and Midwifery Symposium 2019

Celebrating the Extraordinary, 1 March 2019 - Hobart Grand Chancellor

My Health Record

My Health Record is an electronic summary of an individual’s key health information.


Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious illness. If you suspect that you or someone you care for may have Meningococcal seek emergency medical treatment immediately.

Private Rental Incentives

Incentives will be offered to property owners to encourage them to make their private rental properties available and affordable to low income households.


The roll out to the full National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) commenced on 1 July 2016.

One State, One Health System; Better Outcomes

The State Government has announced changes to the way health is structured and administered in Tasmania.


TasALERT is the Tasmanian Government's official emergency website that brings together information from emergency services and government agencies.