Our environment includes hazards that may affect our health. Smoke, chemicals, toxic minerals, viruses and other materials can impact on the quality of our air, food and water supply. The changing climate also has consequences for our health, wellbeing and safety.

Environmental health

The following content is displayed as Tabs. Once you have activated a link navigate to the end of the list to view its associated content. The activated link is defined as Active Tab

House and garden

Chemical and metal pollutants

Air and water quality

Food quality and safety

Bushfires, floods and extreme weather

Smoke from fires can affect your health

Bushfire smoke can affect your health

Learn about the steps you can take to avoid smoke and protect your health

Learn more