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  1. Bushfires and water tanks

    04 Feb 2019

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

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Bushfire preparation advice

    27 Nov 2018 Bushfire preparation advice

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

  5. Mosquitoes can carry diseases

    21 Nov 2018 Mosquitoes can carry diseases

    You can reduce the risk of mosquito bites if you get rid of potential mosquito breeding sites around your home...

  6. Mosquitoes - protect your home a checklist

    21 Nov 2018

    Use this simple checklist and take action to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home. The best protection from mosquito-borne diseases is to avoid mosquito bites...

  7. Lead exposure and your health

    19 Nov 2018

    Long-term exposure to low levels of lead may produce symptoms including irritability, lack of energy and loss of appetite...

  8. Food safety and storage

    19 Nov 2018

    High-risk food should be kept at 5 °C or below, and above 60 °C to avoid the temperature danger zone and food poisoning...

  9. Fishing - eat your catch with care

    19 Nov 2018

    People who fish in the Lower Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers need to be careful about eating their catch because of the risk of chemical exposure...

  10. Food poisoning - prevention

    19 Nov 2018

    You can minimise the risk of food poisoning by taking simple precautions...