Child Dental Benefits Schedule

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) starts on 1 January 2014, providing access to benefits for basic dental services to around 3.4 million eligible children aged 2-17 years. The Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Tobacco plain packaging

The introduction of tobacco plain packaging is one of the comprehensive reforms the Australian Government is delivering to reduce smoking and its harmful effects.

Tobacco plain packaging

What is health reform?

Commonwealth and state and territory governments are working in partnership under the National Health Reform Agreement to deliver the funding hospitals need, with unprecedented levels of transparency, less waste and less waiting for patients.

What is health reform?

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records

Your PCEHR (eHealth record) is a secure online summary of your important health information.

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records

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Changes to the sale of tobacco products

Changes to the sale of tobacco products

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

eHealth.gov.au

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

Living Longer. Living Better.

Living Longer. Living Better.

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.

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Privacy Impact Assessment on the PCEHR system

A detailed Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) into the PCEHR system has been undertaken by Minter Ellison Lawyers and Salinger Privacy. The PIA report made 112 recommendations.

Plain packaging legislation receives the Royal Assent

The Australian Government's world first legislation to require all tobacco to be sold in plain packaging received the Royal Assent on 1 December 2011.

Launch of the “Software Developers Resource Centre”

A new vendor portal has been launched by the Department of Health and Ageing (the Department) and National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA).

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