When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a wide range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination. See your health provider early so you can get vaccinated and take other steps to reduce the risk of getting sick while you’re away. If you have recently travelled overseas and have returned to Australia feeling unwell please make an appointment to see your doctor.
Please note we have been advised that there will be roadworks at the intersection of 13th Street and Ontario Avenue starting from Tuesday 17th September going through to February 2020. There will be delays in traffic and/or road closures during this time so you may need to access Ontario Avenue via 11th Street. Please leave enough time to travel to your appointments to allow for these delays.
Red Nose Day is held annually on the last Friday in June. This fundraiser is SIDS and Kids major form of raising awareness and much needed funds for the organisation. SIDS is the most common cause of death in children between one month and one year old.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplained death of a newborn child during sleep.
The exact cause of SIDS is unknown but theories […]
Working smoke alarms provide vital early warning in the event of a fire. Smoke alarms are essential to wake people if a fire breaks out as when people are asleep they can’t smell smoke. They give occupants early warning and time to evacuate safely.
A good time to remember to change your smoke alarm batteries is when you change your clocks twice a year, being when daylight saving time begins and ends. Daylight savings ends on Sunday the 7th April 2017 […]
Scalds are burns from hot liquids or steam. Everyday items used in and around the house cause the most scald injuries. Such things as hot drinks, fat and hot cooking oil, steam and vapour, water from saucepans or kettles and running hot water from taps, showers and baths. A burn is an injury to the body’s tissue resulting from heat, chemicals, electricity or sunlight. The severity of a burn depends on the amount of tissue affected and the depth of […]