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Other web resources for consumers

25 November 2019

The following web resources may also be of interest to consumers, patients, carers & travellers.

  • Australian Government Department of Health
    The Department of Health has a diverse set of responsibilities, but throughout there is a common purpose, which is reflected in their Vision statement: 'Better health and active ageing for all Australians'
  • Department of Home Affairs
    Home Affairs brings together Australia's federal law enforcement, national and transport security, criminal justice, emergency management, multicultural affairs, settlement services and immigration and border-related functions
  • Emergency health management
    Provides important information about health emergencies
  • healthdirect Australia
    Provides telephone health services and health information websites
  • National Immunisation Program
    The National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule is a series of immunisations given at specific times throughout your life. The immunisations range from birth through to adulthood
  • MBS online
    MBS Online contains the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS), a listing of the Medicare services subsidised by the Australian government
  • Medicare Australia
    Medicare Australia is an Australian Government agency, delivering a range of payments and services to the Australian community
  • NPS Medicinewise - Medicines Line (Ph: 1300 633 424)
    Speak to a health professional for independent information on medicines, eg dosage, side effects, interactions
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
    Information on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme including details of the medicines subsidised by the Australian Government as well as information for consumers, carers, health professionals and the pharmaceutical industry
  • Returning unwanted medicines
    The Return Unwanted Medicines (RUM) Project provides for the collection and disposal of unwanted and out-of-date medicines from consumers across Australia