Australia’s universal healthcare system serves nearly 25 million and employs around 660,000 people. However, the country’s ageing population and its impact on the economy are putting pressure on the system.
 
To address this challenge, Standards Australia is focusing on frameworks designed to lead to better health outcomes. We are also developing standards relating to health records, drug detection in oral fluids, and health products.
 
Our other work includes:

  • Hosting the APEC Silver Economy Workshop: working towards a standardisation framework relating to older people and their interaction with the economy.
  • Facilitating the ‘Digital Hospital Handbook’: a guide on how hospitals can make better use of technology for greater efficiency (see Digital Hospitals and Connected Care).

Learn more

  • Sector Updates

    A list of the latest projects and publications in this sector

  • List of Technical Committees

    View this sector's committees and their terms of reference, constitution, active projects, published standards and international relationships

  • Latest News

    Filter articles and media releases by your preferred sector

           

Sector Manager

Catherine Dunkerley

Catherine Dunkerley

Senior Stakeholder Engagement Manager
  • Health and Community Services
  • Public Safety; Public Administration; Business and Management

+ 612 9237 6108