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.
After you get the COVID-19 vaccination
Frequently asked questions about what happens after a COVID-19 vaccination, in regard to side effects, restrictions, travel and more.
Your baby and the first few weeks
The first few weeks at home with your newborn can be an exciting but daunting time, particularly if you are new parents. Find out what care and support are available to you after you leave hospital.
Australia’s healthcare system
The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. This information will help you understand the types of service available.
Other questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus
Answers to common questions about COVID-19, including whether you should bulk-buy groceries and which types of public venue have closed.
With the healthdirect app, you're in safe hands
Almost 4 in 5 Australians search the internet for health topics and symptoms. Download the new, supercharged healthdirect app and get the right information.
after hours GP helpline
The after hours GP helpline is an extension of the healthdirect nurse triage service providing you with medical advice and support.
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.
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.