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Part 1.2: Department-Specific Outcomes

Outcomes are the Government’s expected results, benefits or consequences for the Australian community. The Government requires entities, such as the Department, to use outcomes as a basis for budgeting, measuring performance and reporting. Annual Administered funding is appropriated on an outcome basis.

Listed below are the outcomes relevant to the Department and the programs managed under each outcome in 2018-19.

Outcome 1:
Health System Policy, Design and Innovation

1.1: Health Policy Research and Analysis
1.2: Health Innovation and Technology
1.3: Health Infrastructure
1.4: Health Peak and Advisory Bodies
1.5: International Policy

Outcome 2:
Health Access and Support Services

2.1: Mental Health
2.2: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
2.3: Health Workforce
2.4: Preventive Health and Chronic Disease Support
2.5: Primary Health Care Quality and Coordination
2.6: Primary Care Practice Incentives
2.7: Hospital Services

Outcome 3:
Sport and Recreation

3.1: Sport and Recreation

Outcome 4:
Individual Health Benefits

4.1: Medical Benefits
4.2: Hearing Services
4.3: Pharmaceutical Benefits
4.4: Private Health Insurance
4.5: Medical Indemnity
4.6: Dental Services
4.7: Health Benefit Compliance
4.8: Targeted Assistance – Aids and Appliances

Outcome 5:
Regulation, Safety and Protection

5.1: Protect the Health and Safety of the Community Through Regulation
5.2: Health Protection and Emergency Response
5.3: Immunisation

Outcome 6:
Ageing and Aged Care

6.1: Access and Information
6.2: Aged Care Services
6.3: Aged Care Quality