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Ranitidine (Zantac) Recall

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recalled several products that contain the anti-reflux (heartburn) medication called ranitidine. Ranitidine is available... more

Restart a Heart Day

Learn to restart a heart, have a go and save a life.This Restart a Heart Day we want Tasmania to... more

Low-cost surgical terminations available in Tasmania

Department of Health Secretary Kathrine Morgan-Wicks says it is extremely important that women stop getting misinformation from the media that... more

Tasmanian Immunisation Strategy 2019-24

The Tasmanian Immunisation Strategy (‘the Strategy’) is the guiding document for the administration of publicly-funded vaccines in Tasmania.It has been... more

Free measles catch up vaccinations available

Free measles catch up vaccinations are now available for eligible Tasmanians from GPs, before being rolled out to pharmacies once... more


Winter Plan

Every winter our hospitals and ambulance services experience a surge in demand as more illnesses circulate in the community. We have released a Winter Demand Management Plan to help manage and, where possible, prevent the impact of winter illnesses. See how we’ll manage winter demand in 2019

My Health Record

My Health Record is an electronic summary of an individual’s key health information.


Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious illness. If you suspect that you or someone you care for may have Meningococcal seek emergency medical treatment immediately.

Private Rental Incentives

Incentives will be offered to property owners to encourage them to make their private rental properties available and affordable to low income households.


The roll out to the full National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) commenced on 1 July 2016.

One State, One Health System; Better Outcomes

The State Government has announced changes to the way health is structured and administered in Tasmania.