The Primary Health News is an information sharing service for primary health providers in Victoria. Primary Health News is published monthly, depending upon the number of appropriate articles received from contributors.

You are welcome to submit items to Primary Health News by completing the online template and emailing it to ph.news@dhhs.vic.gov.au. Articles must be received on the third Friday of every month, for publication on the first Friday of the following month.

Please note: Primary Health News does not represent the policies or views of the department and is not used for recruitment purposes. 

Current issue:

Primary Health Newsletter - September 2020

  • Pollen Season and Epidemic Thunderstorm Asthma
  • Have your say on Victoria’s next HIV, Sexually Transmissible Infections and Viral Hepatitis response
  • Changes to security requirements to access Services Australia digital health and aged care channels
  • Breaking the habit – alcohol
  • Consumer and community engagement online training for staff and consumers
  • The Well
  • Multilingual stay safe, stay home videos
  • Victorian coronavirus data
  • Do you receive Chief Health Officer alerts?

Previous issues:

Primary Health Newsletter - August 2020

Primary Health Newsletter - February 2020

Primary Health Newsletter - December 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - November 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - September 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - August 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - July 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - June 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - May 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - April 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - March 2019 

Primary Health Newsletter - February 2019