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    Beat the bite!

    We love getting outdoors while the weather is warm. The problem is – so do the mosquitoes. They’re not just annoying; some mozzies can transmit serious diseases. There are simple things you can do to Beat the bite!

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    Fire Action Week

    It's Fire Action Week. Make sure you're ready for the upcoming summer - find out more about the fire risk where you live, prepare your property and decide what you'll do if a fire starts.

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    Emergencies – floods

    The main flood types affecting Australia include flooding of rivers or drainage systems due to exceptionally heavy rains, and storm surges caused by tropical cyclones. When there is a flood alert in your area, there are things you can do to prepare.

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    Ladder safety matters

    Ladders are dangerous. They are associated with more deaths and injuries than any other household product. When using a ladder, make safety matter.

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    Zika virus – all you need to know

    Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus for which there is no cure, specific treatment or vaccine. The best defence against Zika virus is to avoid mosquito bites if you are travelling in a country with active Zika virus transmission.

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    Navigating the Health System

    Not sure where to start looking for info about your healthcare? Visit our new Services and Support section to find out more about how the healthcare system works and how it can help you.

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