The Department takes seriously its obligation to provide information to all Australians and has taken the following steps to improve the way you see information on this website. Please note that we will continue to make improvements.
All content produced for publishing on the yourHealth web site is developed in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
This site uses access keys as an alternative to mouse navigation. The following are the access keys used throughout the site.
- Home page 1
- Page content 2
- Health Area navigation 3
- Site map 4
- Search S
Keystroke combinations vary according to the web browser. Common combinations include ALT-ACCESSKEY and SHIFT-ALT-ACCESSKEY.
This site has 'skip links' which enable a user to navigate to various areas of each page. These links can be utilised by pressing the tab key.
Semantic mark-upWebsite pages have been generated using a logical mark-up structure. This improves the browsing experience for all individuals, including users of screen readers and other assistive devices.
The Tobacco Plain Packaging Information Kit provides practical information on the responsibilities and obligations of retailers and other suppliers of tobacco products under the new Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011.
eHealth.gov.au is your gateway to Australia's personally controlled electronic health record system, linking you to information about eHealth records and the system itself. Visit www.ehealth.gov.au
On 20 April 2012, the Prime Minister and Minister Butler unveiled a comprehensive package of reforms to build a better, fairer, more sustainable and more nationally consistent aged care system.