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ACT Health

We oversee the ACT's public health system and make sure it meets our community’s needs.

What we do

Our responsibilities include:

  • planning for the future
  • working with the Commonwealth on initiatives
  • managing demand for and supply of services
  • improving the health and wellbeing of the ACT
  • preventing and responding to public health incidents
  • leading the health workforce and clinical training strategy
  • building partnerships
  • commissioning and managing health service contracts
  • managing infrastructure programs
  • monitoring and enforcing public health regulations
  • providing public health advice.

Our business areas

What we're building

Contact us

ACT Health

02 5124 4444

ACT Health
GPO Box 825
ACT 2601


The current ACT Minister for Health is Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA.

The current ACT Minister for Mental Health, Minister for Population Health and Minister for Justice Health is Emma Davidson, MLA.

How to contact our ministers

You can contact our ministers:

This page is managed by: ACT Health Directorate