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  1. Sun protection at the snow

    21 Aug 2019

    Winter activities such as snow skiing or snowboarding pose a high risk of sunburn...

  2. Contraception - intrauterine devices (IUD)

    04 Aug 2019

    An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small contraceptive device that is put into the uterus (womb) to prevent pregnancy...

  3. Snow sports and cold-related injuries

    30 Jul 2019

    You can help reduce your risk of winter sports injuries with planning, preparation and proper equipment...

  4. Playgrounds and child safety

    08 Jul 2019

    Play environments can be safe and beneficial for your child. With proper planning, you can make sure your child gets plenty of playtime activity...

  5. 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...

  6. Child safety in the car

    25 Jun 2019

    Taking care to restrain children correctly while travelling in a car is the best way to prevent injuries...

  7. Child safety and injury prevention

    25 Jun 2019

    By making a few practical changes to your home, you can dramatically reduce the risk of injury to your child...

  8. 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...

  9. Mobile phone safety for children

    30 Apr 2019

    Teach your child strategies for responding to mobile phone bullying...

  10. Groundwater

    09 Apr 2019

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