Note 1. Objectives of the Health Directorate

Operations and Principal Activities

The Health Directorate (the Directorate) aims to achieve good health for all residents of the Territory by planning for and providing quality community based health services, hospital and extended care services, managing public health risks and promoting health and early care interventions. (The ACT Local Hospital Network Directorate became responsible for purchasing public hospital services from July 2012.)

The Directorate’s objectives are grouped around the following seven key performance areas:

  • consumer experience;
  • sustainability;
  • hospital and related care;
  • prevention;
  • social inclusion and indigenous health;
  • community based health; and
  • aged care.