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  1. A Healthy Start to School

    A Healthy Start to School – a guide for parents of children in their foundation year of school.

  2. Abdominal birth defects

    During fetal development, the diaphragm or abdominal wall may fail to properly fuse, allowing the abdominal organs to protrude.

  3. Abdominal muscles

    The abdominal muscles support the trunk, allow movement and hold organs in place by regulating internal abdominal pressure.

  4. Abdominal pain in adults

    The type of pain felt in the abdomen can vary greatly.

  5. Abdominal pain in children

    Children may feel stomach pain for a range of reasons and may need treatment

  6. Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)

    A 'tummy tuck', or abdominoplasty, is cosmetic surgery to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen.

  7. Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service

    The Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing or recovering from family violence or sexual assault.

  8. Aboriginal health - barriers to physical activity

    Engaging in an individual physical activity to benefit only yourself, away from family or community, may be seen as inappropriate or selfish.

  9. Abortion in Victoria

    Some abortion services in Victoria offer reduced fees to students, healthcare card holders and those experiencing financial difficulty.

  10. Abortion information translated into community languages

    In Victoria, you can have two types of abortion: surgical and medication. Both types are safe and reliable. You can have a medication abortion up to nine weeks of pregnancy. You can have a surgical abortion from around six weeks of pregnancy onwards.