Health information online
Practical tips and advice to help you assess trusted health information online.
More Australians set to have a My Health Record
Nearly 6 million Australians have a My Health Record, an online summary of their health information, but the number will grow as it changes to 'opt out'.
About My Health Record
My Health Record is the national digital health record system. Learn how to share your information with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.
Health news you can use from Australia's most trusted health information service, healthdirect, with practical and safe advice for everyone.
How healthdirect can help you
healthdirect provides easy access to trusted, quality health information and advice online and over the phone. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you make informed choices anywhere, any time.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
Make informed decisions about your health with healthdirect's free app. Check your symptoms, find a health service near you and get trusted health information.
What care do I need?
There are many types of health care services and information available in Australia. Learn here how to find the right service at the right time.
Tasmania rural and remote health services
Tasmania's rural and isolated regions make careful planning and preparation essential to help you meet the challenge of accessing health services.
Home medicines review
Not managing your own or someone else’s medicines correctly can have serious consequences. A free home medicines review (HMR) by a pharmacist can help.