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Winter plan to ease health system pressure

The Winter Demand Management Plan 2019 will ensure our health system provides the right care in the right place at... more

Measles in Tasmania

Tasmania’s Public Health Services is alerting the public to a case of recently diagnosed measles in Tasmania.The case was infectious... more

Get vaccinated before flu season hits

Government-funded flu vaccine is now available for eligible Tasmanians over six months old ahead of this year’s flu season.Director of... more

NDIS is now available in Tasmania

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians living with a disability, their... more


Winter Plan

Every winter our hospitals and ambulance services experience a surge in demand as more illnesses circulate in the community. We have released a Winter Demand Management Plan to help manage and, where possible, prevent the impact of winter illnesses. See how we’ll manage winter demand in 2019

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.