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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


Meningococcal vaccination clinics announced

Public meningococcal vaccination clinics have been confirmed for Launceston, Devonport and Burnie as part of the state’s Meningococcal ACWY Immunisation... more


Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

Consultation on the second stage of potential reforms to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law is now openFollowing the Independent... more


Free meningococcal ACWY vaccination 18 and 19 August 2018

Free meningococcal ACWY vaccination is available on Saturday, 18 August 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday, 19 August 9:00... more


Features

My Health Record

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

Meningococcal

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.

Flood Recovery and Restoration Grants

Financial help is now available for eligible individuals and families affected by the extreme weather and flooding event in Tasmania.

NDIS

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

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