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  1. Keeping backyard chickens – what you should know

    26 Jun 2020

    Keeping chickens as pets can be a rewarding experience, especially for children. However, chickens and other poultry can carry germs such as Salmonella, even when they appear healthy and clean. These...

  2. Eggs

    22 Jun 2020

    The humble egg is a powerhouse of nutritional goodness. Eggs are full of things your body needs. They are a great source of protein, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals (such as vitamin A, vitamin D...

  3. Electromagnetic fields (EMF) and health issues

    01 Jun 2020

    The effect of electromagetic fields (EMF) from power lines and other sources is a controversial issue...

  4. Mercury in fish

    26 Apr 2020

    Pregnant women and young children should limit consumption of fish that contain high levels of mercury...

  5. Bushfire preparation advice

    26 Apr 2020 Bushfire preparation advice

    Being prepared for a bushfire helps you cope better in an emergency...

  6. Pesticides and other chemicals in food

    23 Apr 2020

    Chemicals such as pesticides, antibiotics and hormones are used to boost food production and ensure adequate food supply...

  7. Evacuating with infants in an emergency - Advice for parents and carers

    06 Feb 2020

    Due to the vulnerability of infants and the large amount of supplies required to safely formula feed infants in situations where there is no access to power or clean water, it is recommended that all...

  8. Asbestos in the home

    16 Jan 2020

    Asbestos fibres breathed into the lungs can cause a range of health problems including lung cancer and mesothelioma...

  9. Bushfire aftermath - safety tips

    16 Jan 2020

    Houses, sheds and other buildings or structures burnt in a bushfire can leave potential health hazards...

  10. Asbestos and your health

    16 Jan 2020

    When asbestos fibres become airborne, people working with asbestos may inhale particles which remain in their lungs...