Release of Ministerial decision-making documents

We proactively release Cabinet papers and material the Minister of Health and Associate Ministers take to Cabinet, along with associated Cabinet minutes. This is in line with Cabinet Office circular CO(23) 04 – Proactive Release of Cabinet Material: Updated Requirements. In some instances we may include additional information of public interest alongside the Cabinet material, including briefings to Ministers.

We aim to make this information available as soon as possible.

Note: Cabinet material relating to COVID-19 is available on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

Ministerial decision-making documents – by release date

Please note some documents have been redacted in line with the Official Information Act 1982.

2019 releases View by year:
Publication date Topic
13 December 2019 Medicinal Cannabis Scheme: Release of Consultation Document
12 December 2019 Care and Support Workers Pay Equity Settlement Agreement: Report-back
06 December 2019 2020 Tobacco Excise Tax Increase
06 December 2019 Cabinet material: Establishing a New Independent Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission
06 December 2019 Cabinet Material: Mental Health Act Reform
02 December 2019 Cabinet Paper: Strengthening the Regulation of Drinking Water, Wastewater and Stormwater
22 November 2019 Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bill: Approval for Introduction
13 November 2019 Establishment of the Cancer Control Agency
13 November 2019 Investment to increase access to medicines
15 October 2019 Regulation of paramedic services as a health profession
02 October 2019 Proposal to continue prohibition on imports of high-power laser pointers
27 September 2019 Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill: Approval for Introduction
27 September 2019 Organ Donors and Related Matters Bill Approval for Introduction
27 September 2019 Proposed Overseas Travel: Hon Jenny Salesa
26 August 2019 School of Rural Medicine: An alternative approach
20 August 2019 Funded Family Care change – background documents
16 August 2019 Cabinet material: Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction
10 July 2019 Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Amendment Bill - related Cabinet papers
09 July 2019 Progress on Achieving Smokefree 2025
28 June 2019 Cabinet Paper – Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2019/20 to 2021/22
14 January 2020 Cabinet paper: NZ Public Health and Disability (Waikato DHB) Elections Bill: Approval for Introduction
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