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Health information and health products online - Better Health Channel

Some online health information is useful, well researched and provided by reputable websites. However, medical misinformation or 'cyberquackery' is rife on the internet. Be aware of the risks of online health information or medicines purchased over the internet. Always seek diagnosis and treatment advice from your doctor.

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Health_information_and_health_products_online


AUSTRALIA WIDE SERVICES


ABC Ramp Up

Disability, Discussion, Debate

http://www.abc.net.au/rampup/


Australian Government Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services is responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services. It was created on 26 October 2004 as part of the Finance and Administration portfolio. The Human Services Legislation Amendment Act 2011 integrated the services of Medicare Australia, Centrelink and CRS Australia on 1 July 2011 into the Department of Human Services.

http://www.humanservices.gov.au/


Livewire

Livewire.org.au is an online community designed just for young people living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their families.

https://www.livewire.org.au/

Department of Human Services Vic

The Department of Human Services is a Victorian Government agency. There site provides an overview of the support available for people with a disability, their families and carers including the initial contact points for more information.

http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/disability


Better Health Channel

The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia).

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcsite.nsf

Family and Community Services NSW ageing, Disability and Home Care

The Department of Family and Community Services NSW is a NSW Government agency. Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) is part of the Department of Family and Community Services

http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/


IDEAS Online: Information for people with disability

The IDEAS' website provides a high quality accessible web portal for people with disability and people with age related disability, their families, carers and other supporters to access and search for information that promotes their independence.

http://www.ideas.org.au/

Dept of Health & Human Services Disability Services Tas

The Department of Health & Human Services is a Tasmanian Government agency. There site provides an overview of the support available for people with a disability, their families and carers including the initial contact points for more information.

http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/service_information/disability/disability_services

Disability and Community Care services QLD Gov

The Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services is a Queensland Government agency.  This Government site provides Information about the department's structure, regional boundaries, and our commitments, goals and priorities.

http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/disability


My Community Directory

My Community Directory brings us closer to the ideals of the Queensland Compact by enhancing efficiency within the Community Sector. Providing a single place for Community Organisations to list the information we all need to know, regardless of the type of funding received or service delivered, reduces duplication and allows everyone to make better decisions regarding assistance for people in need.

http://www.mycommunitydirectory.com.au/

Disability support and services SA Gov

This is the South Australian Government agency. There site provides an overview of the support available for people with a disability, their families and carers including the initial contact points for more information

http://www.sa.gov.au/subject/Community+Support/Disability


ACT Gov Disability Services

This is the Australian Capital Territory agency.  There site provides an overview of the support available for people with a disability, their families and carers including the initial contact points for more information

http://www.dhcs.act.gov.au/disability_act

The Disability Services Commission WA Gov

The Disability Services Commission, established in December 1993 under the Disability Services Act 1993 (WA), is the State Government agency responsible for advancing opportunities, community participation and quality of life for people with disabilities.  The Commission provides a range of direct services and support and also funds non-government agencies to provide services to people with disabilities, their families and carers.

http://www.disability.wa.gov.au/dsc.html

Dept of Disability Services- NT Gov

This is the Australian Northern Territory agency.  There site provides an overview of the support available for people with a disability, their families and carers including the initial contact points for more information

http://www.health.nt.gov.au/Aged_and_Disability/Disability/index.aspx


ABC: Ramp Up Web Promo #1A (2010)

Better Health Channel App

Introducing the Depatment of Human Services