Department of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services is committed to achieving the best health and well-being for all Victorians.
The department is the lead portfolio agency overseeing all health services, mental health, ageing and aged care, and preventative health.
The department is also responsible for planning, policy development, funding and regulation of health service providers and activities that promote and protect Victoria’s health. These include public health services, public hospitals and external organisations that deliver health, mental health and aged care services in metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.