Places to find Health information

For all emergencies: call 000


National Health Service Directory

The National Health Service Directory provides a directory of hospitals, Emergency Departments, General Practice and Pharmacists. You can access the directory by using the widget at the bottom of this page.

healthdirect Australia

healthdirect Australia provides nationwide access 24 hours a day, seven days a week to healthcare triage, health advice and health information.

The services available through healthdirect are wholly or jointly funded by federal, state and territory governments and include:

The Better Health Channel

The Better Health Channel is an initiative of the Victorian Government to provide health and medical information that is easy to understand and regularly reviewed. It includes information on conditions and treatments, healthy living and relationships and family. (Please note it does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals and contains some information which is specific to Victoria).

Visit Better Health Channel at:


mindhealthconnect is a website designed to help Australians access reliable and relevant information about mental health issues and services. Visit mindhealthconnect at:

If you know of other great websites that provide reliable consumer information, share them with us by posting a comment in the Have a say’ section of ourhealth.


Information and links provided on OurHealth are not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice.