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31 Oct 2016

Hospital Road, the main road that runs through the Canberra Hospital campus, reopened to two-way traffic.

31 Oct 2016

On 1 November 2016 some cannabis products will be able to be prescribed by doctors in Australia, including the ACT. 

29 Sep 2016

The recall of certain Woolworths, Coles and IGA bread products has been initiated by the supplier in concert with the retailers in NSW and ACT.

05 Aug 2016

The ACT Chief Health Officer has issued advice about a product recall on rockmelons, following possible links to a Salmonella outbreak.

18 Jul 2016

Trial of publicly funded homebirth in the ACT to commence in October 2016.

11 Mar 2016

ACT Health has today been notified of several cases of food poisoning possibly linked to a market stall at the 2016 Enlighten Night Noodle Markets.

09 Mar 2016

ACT Chief Health Officer is alerting the Canberra community to a discrepancy that has been found between the batch number and expiry date on EpiPen® Adrenaline Auto-Injector cartons.

01 Mar 2016

The new Mental Health Act 2015 has come into in effect, giving those in the ACT living with mental illness greater opportunities to contribute to decisions on their treatment, care and support.

23 Feb 2016

The first 150 of more than 1000 ACT Government staff to be relocated to Woden will be working in the town centre from next month, Minister for Health Simon Corbell announced today.

05 Feb 2016

ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly today advised the community to be aware of an outbreak of salmonella gastroenteritis in Victoria