| 23 December 1993|
| 11 March 1996|
| Department of Health, Housing, Local Government and Community Services|
Department of Housing and Regional Development - for housing and local government in 1994
Department of Health and Family Services - for remaining functions in 1996
Commonwealth of Australia
The Department of Human Services and Health was an Australian government department that existed between December 1993 and March 1996.
The Department was created when the Department of Health, Housing, Local Government and Community Services changed its name.
Department of Human Services and Health 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 15 December 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 Secretary of the Department was Anthony Stuart Cole (until July 1994) and then Stephen Duckett.