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.
- 16 December 2019
The report builds on AURA 2017 and provides a comprehensive picture of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), antimicrobial use and the appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing in Australia, in hospitals, aged care, general practice and the community.
- 8 November 2018This is an infographic explaining how antibiotics work against infections caused by bacteria and will not work against infections caused by viruses.
- 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.
- 24 August 2018
These documents provide information and guidance to inform decision making about the registration and use of antibacterial medicines in Australia.
- 10 November 2017
Fact sheet describing the role of nurses in combating AMR.
- 10 November 2017
Recommended minimum exclusion periods for infectious conditions for schools, pre-schools and child care centres.
- 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.