Department of Health
  • Health
  • Government & public services

Whatever we do in life, good health is the single biggest factor in our wellbeing.

The Australian Department of Health is the chief steward of Australia’s health and aged care system and sporting programmes.

Right now we are in an exciting period of reform and change. The way that patients and consumers experience health care, including mental health care, is being transformed.

With a new strategic vision for the health system, and a fresh inclusive and collaborative internal culture, the Department of Health has reinforced its role as the key adviser to government on health and related issues.

We develop evidence based policy, well targeted programmes and best practice regulation, so we need a combination of skills. We will employ generalist graduates, and we will employ specialist graduates in areas such as data and analytics, economics, statistics, science and research, medical sciences, health care planners.

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Whatever we do in life, good health is the single biggest factor in our wellbeing.

The Australian Department of Health is the chief steward of Australia’s health and aged care system and sporting programmes.

Right now we are in an exciting period of reform and change. The way that patients and consumers experience health care, including mental health care, is being transformed.

With a new strategic vision for the health system, and a fresh inclusive and collaborative internal culture, the Department of Health has reinforced its role as the key adviser to government on health and related issues.

We develop evidence based policy, well targeted programmes and best practice regulation, so we need a combination of skills. We will employ generalist graduates, and we will employ specialist graduates in areas such as data and analytics, economics, statistics, science and research, medical sciences, health care planners.

As a graduate with Health, you will have the opportunity to assist in developing and implementing policies and programmes across a vast range of issues.

You will contribute ideas and learn new skills in an environment which draws upon diversity and fosters innovation and high performance. Your work will affect the lives of real Australians.

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Graduate Stories

Emily Chiumento
University of Wollongong
Emily studied Bachelor of Law & Politics at University of Wollongong
Jade Bowman
Queensland University of Technology
Jade studied Bachelor of Public Health at Queensland University of Technology
James Gosper
University of Sydney
James studied Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science at University of Sydney