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  1. Peter Green, CFA firefighter, Hamilton

    Victorians have faced some tough times lately – from droughts to bushfires to a global pandemic. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you’ve been through – everyone needs help from time to time.

  2. Peter, retired detective sergeant, Melbourne

    Peter Bellion is a retired Detective Sergeant in the Victoria Police Major Collision Investigation Unit and a chronic post-traumatic stress disorder survivor.

  3. Pets can make you healthy (video)

    Australians have one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world.

  4. Phototherapy at Home

    Jaundice is very common in newborns, so it’s nothing to be too worried about. Treatment is very easy and safe. It all happens using blue light from a special blanket that you wrap your baby in. The treatment is called phototherapy. We’d like you and your baby to be home together as soon as you’re ready, but there are a few boxes to tick to make sure that your baby can have phototherapy at home.

  5. Physical activity - learn how to swim (video)

    Swimming is a great low-impact exercise for all ages and abilities. Australian marathon swimmer, Tammy Van Wisse shows ex-AFL (Australian Football League) player and coach, Tony Shaw some swimming basics to gain confidence in the water.

  6. Physical activity - overcoming barriers (video)

    Former world aerobics champion, Sue Stanley shows us how to overcome common exercise excuses.

  7. Physical activity - staying active during summer (video)

    Physical Activity and Fitness Trainer Sherri Bourne gives us some great tips for staying active over the summer months.

  8. Physical activity for seniors – staying active during summer (video)

    Physical Activity and Fitness Trainer - Sherri Bourne shares a few easy and low-impact ways for seniors to stay healthy over the summer months.

  9. Preparing to leave hospital (video)

    If illness or injury forces you to take time off from work, it can have a big impact on your life. The time it takes to recover full health can change the way you feel about yourself. You can lose confidence, and feel differently about your job and your future.

  10. Prostate Cancer - Diagnosis (video)

    In this video clip, participants discuss the events that led to them being tested for prostate cancer, whether that was regular PSA testing or in response to a GP recommendation.