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Australian Indigenous HealthInfonet

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet‘s mission is to contribute to improving the health of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and assist in ‘closing the gap’ by facilitating the sharing and exchange of relevant, high-quality knowledge.

We address our mission by:

  • undertaking research
  • disseminating relevant information
  • facilitating information exchange
  • providing internet and related training.

Better Health Channel

We provide health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in. This information is:

  • quality-assured and reliable
  • up-to-date
  • locally relevant
  • easy to understand.

The information on our site aims to help people understand and manage their health and medical conditions. It does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals.

We are fully funded by the Victorian Government, with no commercial advertising or corporate sponsorship.

Brain Foundation

The Brain Foundation and its division Migraine & Headache Australia raises funds for much needed Australian research into brain diseases and disorders which touch so many.

Deadly Choices Radio

Deadly Choices Radio is weekly hour long radio show encouraging mob to make Deadly Choices. Featuring DC Ambassadors and special guests.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is a department of the Australian Government. We provide support, services and information for:

  • veterans and their dependants
  • serving and former serving ADF members
  • war widow/ers
  • Australian British Nuclear Tests participants
  • members of the Australian Federal Police and
  • students, teachers and historians.

Health Direct: Symptom Checker

With Symptom Checker you can find out:

  • what to do – advice on the next healthcare steps, whether it’s self-care, talking to a health professional, going to a hospital or calling triple zero (000)
  • where to go – information on local healthcare services appropriate to the “what to do” advice
  • more about your symptoms – links to further information about their symptoms, and possible causes, from trusted Australian healthcare organisations.

Health Translations

Health Translations is a free online library of high-quality translated Australian health and wellbeing information. 

Aimed at Australian health practitioners and people who work with culturally and linguistically diverse communities, the site provides quick access to a wealth of reliable resources.


Our core business is providing 24/7 health information, advice and referral for all Australians no matter where they live and when they need help. Funded by government, Healthdirect Australia is the national virtual public health information service.

Healthy Male

Our aim is to make the information we provide available to everybody, regardless of gender, age, education, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity. To do this, we collaborate with Australia’s leading researchers, specialists, clinicians and educators to develop information that fills the gaps in men’s health.

Healthy Male is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Hormones Australia

Hormones Australia is an initiative of the Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA). Its purpose is to increase awareness and provide information about hormones and how they affect the body, as well as information about common hormone-related conditions.

Migraine & Headache Australia

Migraine & Headache Australia is the only organisation in Australia that has supported the more than 5 million Australians affected by headache and migraine for over 20 years. Migraine & Headache Australia is a division of the Brain Foundation.

NSW Health: Our Health Our Way Videos

The seven short Our Health, Our Way videos were developed on the basis of extensive consultation with young people and use their words as key messages.

NSW Health: Policy Distribution System (PDS)

All policy documents applicable to the NSW Health system are issued by the Ministry of Health through the Policy Distribution System. NSW Health organisations must have systems in place to distribute policy documents to staff and organisations under their control and to monitor compliance.

NSW Health: Youth friendly confidentiality resources

Developed by NSW Centre for Advancement of Adolescent Health in partnership with the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, Sydney Local Health District, St George Youth Service (READY Project), this set of resources addresses confidentiality for young people.

The poster and pocket-sized card are to explain confidentiality of health services for young people aged 12 to 24. These resources were developed through extensive consultation with an identified expert group including young people. 

Question Builder

Prepare for your medical appointment by creating a list of questions to ask your doctor. Print or email the list so that it is handy to take to your appointment. This preparation will help you get more out of the time with your doctor and help you to remember everything you want to ask.

Raising Children Network

At raisingchildren.net.au, we provide free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help your family grow and thrive together. We’re funded by the Australian Government, reviewed by experts and non-commercial, so you know you can trust us.

Designed for busy families and full of tips and tricks for you to try, our content is easy to find and easy to digest. We have the answers to hundreds of parenting questions, where and when you need them.

Our articles, videos and interactive resources are tailored to different ages and stages, taking you from nurturing a newborn to raising a confident, resilient teen – and helping you to look after yourself as a parent too.

raisingchildren.net.au is here for you, every step of your parenting journey.

Service Seeker

Infoxchange Service Seeker is Australia’s most extensive electronic health, welfare and community services directory. Service Seeker provides up-to-date information across a number of classifications including aged, counselling, disability, drug and alcohol, education and training, employment, family, financial, health, housing, law, multicultural, recreation and youth.

The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network A – Z Fact Sheets

Fact sheets on a range of health and safety topics have been developed in partnership by Sydney Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Hunter New England Kidshealth Network.

They aim to help you learn about your child’s illness and ways you can help improve their overall health and wellbeing, Factsheets are for educational purposes only, please consult with your doctor or other health professional to make sure this information is right for your child.

The Women’s A – Z Fact Sheets

We offer a wide variety of fact sheets on women’s health topics. Some fact sheets are also available in different languages.

World Health Organization

We champion health and a better future for all. Dedicated to the well-being of all people and guided by science, the World Health Organisation (WHO) leads and champions global efforts to give everyone, everywhere an equal chance to live a healthy life.

Founded in 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to global health and safety. The Organization connects nations, partners and communities to promote health and serve the vulnerable. WHO works with its Member States to achieve the highest level of health for all people by pursuing universal health coverage.