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Department of Health strategic plan

The Department of Health Strategic Plan 2021–2025 (Nov 2022 update) (PDF 1822 kB) is a core planning document for the department.

It outlines the department's strategies for supporting the health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders.

This plan was updated in November 2022.

Our Vision

A world class health system for all Queenslanders.

Our purpose

To provide highly effective health system leadership.

Our challenges

  • A sustainable health system
  • Implementing system, service and practice improvements based on timely access to information and data
  • Preparedness for system-wide threats
  • Resource allocation to ensure the best and most equitable health outcomes for all Queenslanders
  • Working as one health system to drive change and achieve health system priorities
  • Capacity and capability of the department to achieve its goals
  • Eliminate institutional racism and discrimination across the public health system
  • Building capacity to meet healthcare needs in the right setting across the health and social care sectors
  • Effectively managing health system led emergency responses while continuing to deliver quality health services

Our opportunities

  • Harnessing the power of clinician and consumer engagement and co-design
  • Driving health access and equity reform agenda
  • Enhancing networking and integration across the system
  • Enabling access and use of data and intelligence across the system
  • Effectively engaging, empowering and developing our workforce
  • Strengthening system foundations that enable better health system outcomes

Our objectives

  1. Promote and protect the health of all Queenslanders where they live, learn, work and play
  2. Interconnected system governance and partnerships with primary care, which drive co-designed models of care and care pathways to support Hospital and Health Services
  3. Support and advance our workforce
  4. Advance Health Equity for First Nations people
  5. Health reform that plans for a sustainable future

Previous strategic plans

Last updated: 2 December 2022