05 Oct 2017

To make catching public transport more pleasant and to reduce the impact of second-hand smoke, all public transport waiting areas in the ACT are now smoke and vaping free.

22 Sep 2017

ACT Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Meegan Fitzharris announced a pill testing service will be available during the Spilt Milk festival on 25 November 2017.

18 Sep 2017

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are now invited for a 10-member Advisory Group to help plan for a healthy Canberra through Territory-wide Health Services Planning.

30 Aug 2017

The Canberra Region Medical Education Council (CRMEC) is seeking expressions of interest for membership. The CRMEC is a Ministerial Management Council established by the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.

24 February 2017

ACT Health are warning Canberrans to be aware of a dangerous and illicit substance that has been distributed to young people as an ecstasy-type ‘MDMA’ drug.

07 June 2016

ACT CHO, today alerted the community to the potential of Death Cap mushrooms growing around the ACT due to the recent heavy rainfall.

04 May 2015

A free vaccination against Pertussis (whooping cough) is now available to all pregnant women during their third trimester.

10 April 2015

ACT Health ACT Acting Chief Health Officer Dr Andrew Pengilley this morning said the first Ebola test conducted on a female patient at Canberra Hospital has returned a negative result.