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  1. Climate change and health

    19 Nov 2019

    The effects of climate change will have a serious impact on the physical and mental health of people around the world...

  2. Bushfire preparation advice

    24 Oct 2019 Bushfire preparation advice

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

  3. Asbestos in the home

    15 Oct 2019

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

  4. Asbestos and your health

    15 Oct 2019

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

  5. Farm safety and handling agrichemicals

    05 Sep 2019

    To reduce risks on the farm, use hazardous chemicals according to manufacturer guidelines or replace them with less dangerous options...

  6. Cold weather

    28 Jun 2019

    Even moderately cold weather increases the risk of illness and death. Check on your older neighbours, friends and relatives during spells of colder weather, especially those living alone or with a...

  7. Urban flash floods - FAQs

    14 May 2019 Urban flash floods - FAQs

    Urban flash flooding can happen quickly and without warning. Heavy rain causes runoff to collect in dips, car parks and roads, and there is a risk of contamination, injury and disease...

  8. Groundwater

    09 Apr 2019

    Groundwater quality varies across Victoria; in some areas, groundwater is not suitable for use...

  9. Water quality in tanks, bores and dams

    09 Apr 2019

    Make sure your private drinking water supply is safe...

  10. Bushfires and water tanks

    04 Feb 2019

    Debris, smoke, ash and dead animals from a bushfire can contaminate water tanks...