The Department of Health administers numerous Acts and regulations related to the health of Victorians.
Health legislation overview
Acts and regulations administered by the department covering general health, health services, mental health, public health.
Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill
The Government believes all Victorians are entitled to quality end of life and palliative care, which relieves pain and suffering, and provides empowering support to family, friends and carers.
Health complaints legislation
The Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act 1987 establishes the role of the Health Services Commissioner in Victoria.
Health Records Act
The Health Records Act 2001 (the Act) created a framework to protect the privacy of individuals' health information, regulating the collection and handling of health information.
Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008
The Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 and Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations
Reviewed 03 March 2022