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  1. Hot weather and child safety

    Hot weather and child safety

    Babies and children can quickly lose body fluids in hot weather, which can lead to dehydration...

  2. 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...

  3. Walking - safety and environmental issues

    07 Nov 2019

    Choose a route that is appropriate for your age and fitness level. Warm up and cool down with a slow, gentle pace to ease in and out of your exercise session...

  4. Sun protection at the snow

    21 Aug 2019

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

  5. Water safety for children

    15 Jan 2019

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

  6. Heat stress and older people

    19 Nov 2018

    People aged 65 years and over are at increased risk of heat-related illnesses and need special care in hot weather...

  7. Heat stress and heat-related illness

    19 Nov 2018

    Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster. Find out how you can treat and prevent heat-related illness...

  8. 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...

  9. Hypothermia

    05 Jul 2018

    The early responses to hypothermia will be moving around, seeking shelter, hair standing on end (goosebumps) and shivering...

  10. Heat stress – preventing heatstroke

    25 Jan 2018

    Heatstroke is a life-threatening emergency that can be avoided by following simple prevention measures...