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  1. TAC compensation after a transport accident

    Financial compensation after a transport accident is available from the TAC for qualifying Victorians

  2. Tai chi - health benefits

    People of all ages and fitness levels can practice tai chi and may gain health benefits.

  3. Talk. Test. Treat.

    STI testing week brings the community together to highlight the importance of regular STI testing, primary prevention strategies and positive sexual health practices.

  4. Talking about dying

    It is important that you make as much quality time as possible to spend with those you love and that you talk to them about dying.

  5. Talking through problems

    Children and young people may find it difficult to open up about their problems. These tips can help you to find someone to talk to about your feelings and worries.

  6. Talking to children about bushfires

    Children can be affected by information regarding bushfires and they may become concerned about issues of safety. Talking to children openly in a way that suits their age, while also involving them in decisions and actions regarding bushfire preparation and response, will help them to feel emotionally secure and confident.

  7. Talking to children and young people about relationships, sex and sexuality

    Parents and carers can encourage open and honest conversations with their child about relationships, sex and sexuality as early and as often as possible.

  8. Talking to children with cognitive disability about sex

    All people, including those with cognitive disabilities, have the right to explore and express their sexuality in appropriate ways.

  9. Talking to health professionals about drugs, alcohol or addiction

    Talking with your doctor or healthcare professional is an important step in getting care for issues of drug or alcohol addiction or dependence.

  10. Talking to health professionals about mental health issues

    Talking with a doctor or healthcare professional about your mental health issues will help you to feel comfortable and get the most appropriate treatment for your needs.