| 24 March 1993|
| 23 December 1993|
| Department of Immigration, Local Government and Ethnic Affairs - for local government functions
Department of Health, Housing and Community Services|
Department of Human Services and Health
Commonwealth of Australia
The Department of Health, Housing, Local Government and Community Services was an Australian government department that existed between March and December 1993.
The Department was created when the local government functions of the Department of Immigration, Local Government and Ethnic Affairs joined with the Department of Health, Housing and Community Services.
Department of Health, Housing, Local Government and Community Services Wikipedia
Information about the department's functions and/or government funding allocation could be found in the Administrative Arrangements Orders, the annual Portfolio Budget Statements and in the Department's annual reports.
According to the Administrative Arrangements Order (AAO) made on 24 March 1993, the Department dealt with:Services for the aged, people with disabilities and families with children
Community support services
Public health and medical research
Health promotion and disease prevention
Health benefits schemes
Specific health services, including human quarantine
National drug abuse strategy
Matters relating to local government.
The Department was an Australian Public Service department, staffed by officials who were responsible to the Minister. The Ministers were Graham Richardson and Brian Howe.
The Secretary of the Department was Anthony Stuart Cole.