Ageing and Aged Care now part of Department of Health

Due to recent government changes, responsibility for ageing and aged care has moved to the Department of Health from 5 November 2015.

The way the Department sends regular updates to the sector will remain unchanged but the messages you receive from from the Department via MailChimp will be branded Department of Health.

From Monday 9 November 2015, you will notice that the Department will be using Department of Health email addresses ( However, Department of Social Services email addresses ( will continue to work until further notice.

Information about ageing and aged care is currently still available on the Department of Social Services’ website (, however will be transferred to the Department of Health website ( shortly.

Appropriate steps will be taken by the Department to notify you of changes to the Departments communications in the future to minimise disruptions.