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Department of Health and Aged Care

Health and Aged Care
The Department's role is to deliver the Australian Government's priorities (outcomes) for health. It does this by developing evidence based policies, managing programs, and undertaking research and regulatory activities. The Department also leads and works closely with other agencies to achieve results for the Australian Government and community, and engages in open and constructive consultation with professionals, providers, industry, and community groups.
Appropriations 96850522000
Departmental expenses 1197634000
Average staffing level 4502

Sections

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    GGS

  • Materiality

    Material

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Department

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601

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