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    Seasonal Flu (Influenza) Survey

    Help us understand what you think about the flu and seasonal vaccination. This survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

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    Look before you lock

    Remember to check that your child is not left in the car – this simple safety routine can help prevent harm.

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    Save Lives Save 000 for emergencies

    When an ambulance is called to a non-emergency, it puts the lives of people in a life threatening emergency at risk. Read about different types of emergencies and alternatives for healthcare in a non-emergency.

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    Heart disease and mental health

    You may know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. But did you know that your mental health can affect your heart health and your heart health can affect your mental health?

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    Partying Safely

    If you're organising a party it helps to take a few precautions to ensure everyone has a good time.

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  • Travel and holidays

    Medical tourism and insurance

    Travelling overseas for medical, dental or cosmetic surgery may seem cost-effective but there can be hidden costs and there are real risks to your safety.

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  • Child on road holding hands with parents

    Road and traffic safety for children

    Teaching children how to be safe around traffic can start when they are very young. Children need particular help in detecting the presence of traffic and judging the speed and distance of oncoming traffic.

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    Healthy eating - school lunches

    Healthy food helps your child perform at their best. Find some tasty ideas for school lunches and helpful advice on food safety.

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  • Lifesaver at the beach

    Safe swimming these holidays

    Drownings have hit a 10-year high at Victorian beaches this summer. Here is some beach safety information to keep you safe in the water.

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    Summer meal planner

    When it's hot outside, there's nothing more refreshing than a cool salad or two. And with over 70 delicious recipes to choose from, you'll be spoilt for choice this summer

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  • Time to immunise campaign

    Free vaccines for men who have sex with men

    Immunisation is one of the best ways to protect ourselves from infectious diseases. In partnership with the Victorian AIDS Council, the Victorian government has launched an immunisation campaign to encourage men who have sex with men to take up the offer of four free vaccinations.

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Service and support

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    Childcare options and support

    If you are a parent who is returning to work or study, you may need to access a childcare service. Find information on childcare options, finding a childcare place and financial support for childcare.

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    Emergency crisis and support services

    Emergencies may be medical or family violence emergencies, natural disasters, communicable diseases or a chemical emergency. Learn about different types of emergencies and the support services that exist to help you if you are in an emergency situation in Victoria.

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    Pregnancy and birth services

    Learn about who’s who during pregnancy, birth and newborn care. Understand which records and paperwork are required as well as payment options for having a baby and newborn care in Victoria.

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Summer events and activities

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    Keeping Active

    Premier’s Active April encourages all Victorians to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April. It’s free, it’s fun and there are special offers and prizes to be won. Register today.

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  • Love your body

    Febfast - what will you give up

    Choose from giving up sugar, alcohol, sitting too long or eating meat for all of February and help raise fund for Australia's disadvantaged youth.

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  • Wear Red Day

    Heart Health

    This Valentine’s Day (14th Feb), Heart Research Australia invite you to Wear Red for someone close to your heart – a family member, wife, husband, or that special friend who means the world to you, or in memory of someone you loved who sadly passed away due to heart disease.

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