Australian Capital Territory disability services
Publicly funded disability services in the ACT are now delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Mental health services by state and territory
State and territory governments offer hospital, emergency and community mental health services. Learn about services available in your region.
Introduction to disability services and the NDIS
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is being rolled out across Australia and may already provide publicly-funded disability services where you live.
Free meningococcal vaccine to help protect Australian teenagers
More than 1 million teenagers will get a free meningococcal vaccine over the next 4 years, once it's added to the National Immunisation Schedule in April 2019.
What is adoption?
Adoption permanently transfers the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. Learn more here.
Notification of illness and disease
‘Notifiable’ diseases are ones where government health authorities must be notified about occurrences. Learn why this is important and about the information.
COVID-19 information by state and territory
Links to state and territory-based information on COVID-19, regarding health, travel restrictions, events, school, self-isolation and work.
5 ways to make your opinion count when it comes to health
Got something to say about health? Here are 5 ways to make your opinion count, including significant surveys and channels for complaints.
Cost of dental care
Dental care can be expensive and patients must often pay for it themselves. This article explains the different ways in which to pay for dental care.
E-cigarettes (vaping) are battery-operated devices designed to look and feel like cigarettes, cigars or similar. Vaping has been linked to serious health problems.