Australia Government Health Department Directories

Australia Government Health Department List

1. Australian General Practice Training - Postgraduate vocational training program for medical graduates wishing to pursue a career in general practice and/or rural and remote medicine in Australia. - Detail

2. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Australia's national agency for health and welfare statistics and information. - Detail

3. Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) - Federal Government agency charged with protecting the health and safety of people, and the environment, from the harmful effects of radiation. - Detail

4. Food Standard Australia New Zealand - Responsible for developing, varying and reviewing standards for food available in Australia and New Zealand. - Detail

5. National Blood Authority (NBA) - Saving and improving Australian lives through blood supply. - Detail

6. National Health and Medical Research Council - Consolidates within a single national organisation the often independent functions of research funding and development of advice. - Detail

7. National Institute of Clinical Studies (NICS) - Works to improve health care by getting the best available evidence from health and medical research into everyday practice. - Detail

8. Office of the Gene Technology Regulator - Provides administrative support of a national scheme for the regulation of genetically modified organisms in Australia. - Detail

9. Private Health Insurance Administration Council - An independent organisation that administers private health insurance policy set down by the Australian Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. - Detail

10. Private Health Insurance Ombudsman - The main role of the Ombudsman is to provide private health insurance members with an independent service for health insurance problems and enquiries. - Detail

11. Professional Services Review - Aims to protect the integrity of Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. - Detail

12. Public Health Information Development Unit - Unit aids development of public health data, systems, and indicators for the department of health and aged care. Projects, publications, staff contacts, and downloads provided. - Detail

13. The Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency - The independent body responsible for managing the accreditation and ongoing supervision of Commonwealth funded aged care homes. - Detail

14. Therapeutic Goods Administration - Authority responsible for regulating medicines, medical devices, blood, and tissues. Contains regulatory and safety information. - Detail

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