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  1. Food safety while travelling

    11 Sep 2018

    Travelling, eating and drinking go together but unfortunately, traveller's diarrhoea and other food-related illnesses can sometimes come along for the ride...

  2. Water from natural resources

    07 Sep 2018

    Drinking untreated water, such as creek water, bore water and sometimes even rainwater can lead to illnesses including gastroenteritis...

  3. Travel and holiday planning

    22 Aug 2018

    Simple planning can reduce your risk of illness or injury when travelling...

  4. Travel health tips

    15 Jul 2018 Travel health tips

    The most common travel-related illnesses are gastrointestinal diseases from poorly prepared foods or untreated water...

  5. Bites and stings – first aid

    Bites and stings – first aid

    If you are bitten or stung by an insect or animal, apply first aid and seek medical treatment as soon as possible...

  6. Travel immunisation

    Travel immunisation

    If you are travelling overseas, check with your doctor well in advance to find out what immunisation you need...

  7. Water safety for children

    05 Feb 2018

    Toddlers are most at risk of drowning because they are mobile and curious but don't understand the danger of water...

  8. Fishing - preventing injury

    11 Jan 2018

    Never go fishing alone ? always fish with someone else and, ideally, with two other people...

  9. Medical tourism and insurance

    19 Dec 2017

    People may choose to travel overseas to seek medical or surgical treatment that is unavailable in their home country. This is called medical tourism, and it's a booming industry worldwide. People...

  10. Swimming - keeping the water clean

    18 Sep 2017

    There are simple steps for all visitors to follow to keep pool water clean for healthy swimming...