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Queensland - Organisation

Health Department (1963 - 2012)

26 September 1963
3 April 2012
Care Provider and Government Department
Alternative Names
  • Department of Health (Also known as)

The Health Department was established on 26 September 1963 when the Health and Home Affairs Department was abolished.


The Health Department was responsible for the management and regulation of public sector health services to Queensland.
Administration of mental health was one of the principal responsibilities of the Health Department.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Health Department (Agency ID 105)', in Queensland State Archives website, Queensland Government, 2004 - 2013,

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth