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Strong Vaccination Rates for Tassie's Young

boy being vaccinated National figures released today show Tasmania is achieving excellent immunisation rates for infants and young children in Australia. The Healthy... more

New vitamin D guidelines for Tasmanians released

New guidelines released on 19 March 2014 will help Tasmanians combat their greater risk of vitamin D deficiency. Director of... more

It's time for your flu jab

Population Health Services Senior Medical Advisor Dr Mark Veitch has urged Tasmanians to take steps to protect their health ahead... more

Free vaccinations at school to prevent serious illness

Parents of eligible high school students are being urged to ensure their children are vaccinated to protect them from human... more

Move Well, Eat Well Awards

Three Lady Gowrie early childhood centres in Northern Tasmania have been recognised for supporting healthy habits in the centres' daily... more


Mental Health Act

Mental Health Act

Tasmania has new mental health legislation. The Mental Health Act 2013 commenced on 17 February 2014.



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

Redevelopment RHH

Redevelopment RHH

The $586 million redevelopment of the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is delivering a state-of-the-art health facility for generations of Tasmanians to come. New facilities and services are already available.

Tasmania's Health Plan

Tasmania's Health Plan

Tasmania's Health Plan is being updated, and we want your help to put together the blueprint for health services delivery in the State.