Complete the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDRISK) and find out for yourself. Check the AUSDRISK site for more details
Pregnancy and Alcohol Risk
Outgoing Australian Medical Association (AMA) President, Dr Steve Hambleton gives his views on the Women Want to Know project and official endorsement of the project. Talk to us for more information.
Bowel Cancer Screening Kit
Bowel cancer screening saves lives because it’s the best way to detect bowel cancer early – even before symptoms appear. The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program offers free bowel screening kits to eligible Australians.
Breast Screening - Spanish
The risk of breast cancer increases with age. The incidence of breast cancer is also increasing. That’s why BreastScreen Australia’s free program has been expanded to invite women aged up to 74. Book your Appointment Now
Care for Kids’ Ears
The Care for Kids’ Ears campaign has been designed and produced by the Australian Government to increase awareness of ear disease and hearing loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Smoking and Lung Cancer
The ‘Cough’ television commercial depicts a man with ‘smoker’s cough’. At the end of the commercial he coughs up blood, a possible sign that he has lung cancer. Talk to your GP now on how you can quit smoking
Medicare & Health Care Card
This video talks about the Medicare Card and the Health Care Card and the types of concessions you can get. It is important to tell the department when your circumstances change.
The Australian Government’s vision for a national, secure e-health system will benefit Australians in many ways. A key part to delivering effective e-health is the PCEHR system.
Travelling with prescription medicines
This video explains the steps you need to take if you are travelling overseas with prescription medication.