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  1. 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...

  2. Climate change and health

    27 Aug 2019

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

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Groundwater

    09 Apr 2019

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

  6. Water quality in tanks, bores and dams

    09 Apr 2019

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

  7. Bushfires and water tanks

    04 Feb 2019

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

  8. Harmful algal blooms

    26 Dec 2018

    Some types of blue-green algae produce toxins that can harm humans and animals when swallowed, inhaled or touched. People and pets should not enter the water at locations affected by blue-green algae...

  9. Mosquitoes - mozzie-proof your holiday a checklist

    28 Nov 2018

    Use this simple checklist and take action to prevent mosquitoes from spoiling your holiday. Mosquitoes can carry diseases be prepared and avoid mosquito bites...

  10. Bushfire preparation advice

    27 Nov 2018 Bushfire preparation advice

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