Leads and coordinates national improvements in safety and quality in health care across Australia. Their aim is to support healthcare professionals, organisations and policy makers who work with patients and carers.
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Established by the Australian Health Ministers' Conference, the council is an independent national standards body for medical education and training.
Australian Medical Council
Established to create a nationally consistent and coordinated approach to organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
Australian Organ and Tissue Authority
HWA delivers a national, coordinated approach to health workforce reform to address the challenges of providing a skilled, flexible and innovative workforce that meets the needs of the Australian community.
Health Workforce Australia
The Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) advises the Minister on evidence relating to the safety, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of new medical technologies and procedures. It assists Government decisions about new medical services to attract funding under Medicare.
Department of Health
National Blood Authority is an Australian Government agency established to improve and enhance the management of the Australian blood banking and plasma product sector at a national level.
National Blood Authority
The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) has been established to accelerate the adoption of e-health by supporting the process of reform in the Australian health sector. To enable this to occur NEHTA will develop the specifications, standards and infrastructure necessary for an interconnected health sector. The development of the foundations for widespread adoption of e-health is NEHTA's core mission.
National E-Health Transition Authority
The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) is an Australian Government regulatory agency located within the Health and Aged Care portfolio. The OGTR was established by the Gene Technology Act 2000 to be responsible for a national scheme to regulate genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Department of Health