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Whooping cough cases in North East

Public Health Services is urging people in North East Tasmania to check they are up-to-date with their pertussis (whooping cough)... more

Mental Health Act 2013-2020 Review closing soon

Be quick - have your sayReminder: the closing date for responses is Friday, 8 NovemberPeople with lived experience of mental... more

Ranitidine (Zantac) Recall

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recalled several products that contain the anti-reflux (heartburn) medication called ranitidine. Ranitidine is available... more

Restart a Heart Day

Learn to restart a heart, have a go and save a life.This Restart a Heart Day we want Tasmania to... more

Low-cost surgical terminations available in Tasmania

Department of Health Secretary Kathrine Morgan-Wicks says it is extremely important that women stop getting misinformation from the media that... more


Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards 2020

The Tasmanian Public Sector Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are now open.

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.