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Novel Coronavirus

The Tasmanian Department of Health is aware of cases of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) associated with Hubei Province, China.Coronaviruses are... more

Tasmanian Health System Governance - supporting local health leadership

Today, the Minister for Health announced a new streamlined executive structure for the state’s health system... more

Tasmania has top breast screening services

Photo (L-R): Dr Julie Thompson, Chair, BreastScreen Australia National Quality Management Committee; Gail Ward, Director, BreastScreen Tasmania; Hon Elise Archer MP Tasmanian women are receiving the highest quality breast screening services in Australia, according to the nation’s accreditation body.BreastScreen Tasmania were... more

LGH Masterplan Public Submissions Open

Community and service providers have the opportunity to provide their view on the LGH Masterplan.... more

Bushfire smoke and your health

Public Health is warning Tasmanians that exposure to smoke during the bushfire season can seriously harm health.People with asthma or... more


Bushfire Smoke and Your Health

Smoke from bushfires can harm your health by reducing the quality of the air you breathe.

LGH Masterplan

Submissions are now open to provide the community and service providers with the opportunity to provide their view on the Launceston General Hospital Masterplan - a vision for the Launceston General Hospital health precinct.

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.


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.