Find out more about your specialty! These links have been put together to give you a comprehensive view of the health sector in Australia.




Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority


Nursing links


Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses in Australia

Code of Ethics for Nurses in Australia


Health links


Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association of Australia

Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association

Australian Nursing Federation

Australian Practice Nurses Association

Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses

Coalition of National Nursing Organisations 

Indigenous Dentists' Association of Australia

Indigenous Allied Health Australia

International Council of Nurses

Australian College of Critical Care Nurses

Australian College of Midwives

National Enrolled Nurse Association

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association


Aged care-specific links

There are numerous organisations with a focus on aged care and aged care services. Key agencies are listed below. Expand your understanding of the work of aged care groups in Australia and find out how you can get involved.

National Aged Care Alliance

Aged and Community Services Australia

Alzheimers Australia

Palliative Care Australia Aged Care Projects

The Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care (ACEBAC)


Keep up to date with aged care news by accessing the free publications that are available to you.

The Australian Ageing Agenda

Health Insite - Aged Care Nursing

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) - aged care publications

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) - aged care publications



The Department of Health and Department of Social Services, ministers and shadow ministers issue regular media releases on key issues in aged care. Visit the web pages below to keep up with new developments in the health sector.


The Department of Health  

The Hon. Peter Dutton MP - Minister for Health  

The Department of Social Services


The Hon.Kevin Andrews MP - Minister for Social Services