Department of Health

Part of the Health portfolio and a Federal authority, also called Health

Services for the aged, including carers; Public health and medical research; Health promotion and disease prevention; Primary health care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Pharmaceutical benefits; Health benefits schemes; Specific health services, including human quarantine; National drug abuse strategy; Regulation of therapeutic goods; Notification and assessment of industrial chemicals; Gene technology regulation.

274 requests
Hi Vincent, I’m happy to agree to the extension. As this policy is actively in the media and there are two different narratives being pushed as to w...
Cost benefit analysis
Response by Department of Health to Karen Reynolds on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Reynolds   I refer to the Department of Health and Aged Care’s correspondence to you on 16 May 2023.   As the department has not recei...
Meetings with Pharmacy Guild of Australia
Follow up sent to Department of Health by JS on .

Awaiting classification.

I’m happy for you to extend the due date of this request by 20 days. Yours sincerely, JS
Seeking vacination by age information
Response by Department of Health to John Walker on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Walker   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request. Regards     Daniel   FOI Offi...
Vaccine documents
Response by Department of Health to John Walker on .

Refused.

​Dear Mr Walker   I refer to the Request consultation letter under section 24AB of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 dated 15 December 2022 (att...
Dear Concerned Citizen   We refer to your FOI request received on 10 March 2023.   Please find attached a decision on access together with the...
Dear Ms Reynolds,   We refer to your FOI 4151 request received on 17 December 2022. The OAIC has advised the department that they were unable to...
Healthcare Recruitment Information Request
Response by Department of Health to Colin Bates on .

Information not held.

Good morning,   The Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care (department) has received your request dated 24 March 2023 seeking access to d...
Phone and Social Media Addiction Emails
Response by Department of Health to Rex Banner on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Banner We refer to your FOI request received on 19 February 2023. Please find attached a decision on access. If you have any queries in rela...
Dear Concerned Citizen   We refer to your FOI request received on 12 December 2023.   Please find attached a decision on access together with t...
GP Catchment area correspondence with ASGS
Response by Department of Health to Ben Engels on .

Awaiting classification.

Good morning Mr Engels, The department is separate to the Right to Know website and as such it appears the Right to Know website is redacting the emai...
Dear Daniel,   I refer to the TGA’s request consultation letter (attached) that was sent to you on 13 October 2021.   As noted in paragraph 26...
Dear Geons,   Thank you for your email.   I can advise that the Department of Health and Aged Care is not best placed to take carriage of your...
FOI regarding the isolation of SARS COV-2
Response by Department of Health to Matej Bulic on .

Information not held.

Good afternoon   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request to the Department of Health.   Kind re...
Data Collected from CovidSafe
Response by Department of Health to Rex Banner on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Banner, Thank you for your prompt reply. Your request has been withdrawn. Please be in touch if we can be of further assistance. Kind reg...
Travel to Qatar World Cup
Response by Department of Health to Andorra Loom on .

Refused.

Dear Ms Loom I refer to our correspondence of 19 December 2022 (dated 16 December 2022) attached. As the department has not received a response from...
CDC trial health
Response by Department of Health to Oliver Smith on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Smith,   We refer to your FOI request received on 6 December 2022. Please find attached a decision on access dated 20 December 2022. If...
Parental Alienation Australia
Response by Department of Health to Mr Welton on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Welton,   We refer to your request for access to your personal medical records below.   The Department of Health and Aged Care (depart...
FOI alert system
Response by Department of Health to Interested Person on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Interested Person, I am writing to notify you that on 17 December 2022 the Department of Health and Aged Care (the department) received your re...
FOI Request - Senate Estimates Briefing Index
Response by Department of Health to Andorra Loom on .

Successful.

Dear Ms Loom,   We refer to your FOI request received on 11 November 2022. Please find attached a decision on access together with the document...
Question Time Briefs
Response by Department of Health to BE on .

Partially successful.

Our reference: RQ22/03174 Agency reference: FOI 3902   Dear BE   Please find attached a decision granting the Department of Health and Aged...
Diversity
Response by Department of Health to John Smith on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Smith,   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request to the Department of Health.   Kind re...
Incoming Government Briefs
Response by Department of Health to JH on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear JH   Please find attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.   Kind regards   Grant     Grant H...
COVID-safe app. current usage
Response by Department of Health to Edward Foucault on .

Refused.

Good morning Mr Foucault Thank you for your email of yesterday evening. I have reviewed your FOI request reference 3192, and note that the department...
Dear Applicant,   Thank you for your communications with the Department of Health, of which the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is part of,...

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