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  1. 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...

  2. Travel immunisation

    Travel immunisation

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

  3. 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...

  4. Fishing - preventing injury

    11 Jan 2018

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

  5. Water from natural resources

    02 Jan 2018

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

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Travel and holiday planning

    07 Sep 2017

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

  9. Food safety while travelling

    07 Sep 2017

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

  10. Travel tips for seniors

    31 Aug 2017

    All travellers should plan carefully, but older people have a few extra concerns when travelling...