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  1. After a flood – returning home safely

    08 Oct 2020

    When returning to your home after a flood, take precautions to reduce the possibility of injury, illness or disease...

  2. Sewage overflows at home

    08 Oct 2020

    Sewage contains harmful microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa...

  3. After a flood – animal and insect related hazards

    08 Oct 2020

    When returning to a flood-affected area, remember that wild animals, including rats, mice, snakes or spiders, may be trapped in your home, shed or garden...

  4. Emergencies - floods

    Emergencies - floods

    You and your family should work out an emergency plan in case of flood...

  5. Keeping backyard chickens – what you should know

    17 Jul 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Mercury in fish

    26 Apr 2020

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

  9. Bushfire preparation advice

    26 Apr 2020 Bushfire preparation advice

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

  10. 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...