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  1. 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...

  2. Bushfire aftermath - safety tips

    16 Jan 2020

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

  3. Asbestos and your health

    16 Jan 2020

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

  4. Bushfires and your private drinking water supply

    10 Jan 2020

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

  5. Talking to children about bushfires

    09 Jan 2020

    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...

  6. Evacuating with a baby - what to take in an emergency

    09 Jan 2020

    The pantry lists below outline the food and equipment required for 1 baby if water and electricity have been interrupted for 3 days, based on the national infant feeding guidelines (PDF). If...

  7. Water quality in tanks, bores and dams

    20 Dec 2019

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

  8. How to cope and stay safe in extreme heat

    29 Nov 2019

    Know the effects of extreme heat, who is at risk and how you can prepare yourself and others...

  9. 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...

  10. Bushfire preparation advice

    24 Oct 2019 Bushfire preparation advice

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