We have a range of resources to help you understand antimicrobial resistance (AMR), including fact sheets, infographics, reports and strategies.
- 1 March 2021
This is the second and final Progress Report for Australia’s First National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015–2019 (the Strategy).
- 19 February 2021
Our master action plan supports the Australia's National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy – 2020 and beyond. It outlines how to best meet the strategy's objectives over the next 5 years.
- 13 March 2020
The Australian Government has released Australia’s next national antimicrobial resistance strategy, following endorsement by the Council of Australian Governments.
- 20 December 2019
Australian Government Department of Health (2018). Review of published and grey literature on the presence of antimicrobial resistance in food in Australia and New Zealand.
- 15 March 2019
The Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee’s report Progress in the implementation of the recommendations of the 1999 Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance makes 10 recommendations relating to enhanced monitoring and reporting of antibiotic usage and resistance in animals and humans.
- 7 November 2018
The document outlines the relationship between Australia's importance rating for antibacterials and the World Health Organization's (WHO's) classifications of antibacterials.
- 9 November 2017This is an infographic that shows how antibiotic resistance can spread through people, animals and the environment
- 1 November 2017
This Progress Report not only highlights the progress that has been made in Australia in the past two years, but also recognises challenges and gaps that need to be addressed.
- 30 November 2016
The Australian Government released the first Implementation Plan to support the National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015-2019.
- 30 June 2015
The Australian Government has released the first National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015-2019 to guide the response to the threat of antibiotic misuse and resistance.