Insect bites and stings
Most insect bites will clear up in a day or two, although some people can have severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Learn more about insect bites ...
Some illnesses are transmitted by mosquitoes ('mozzies'), including malaria, Dengue fever and the Zika virus.
Bitten by a spider? Not sure what to do? This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the type of spider involved.
About 100 Australian snakes are venomous. Although only 12 are likely to inflict a wound that could kill you. Learn about first aid for snake bites.
Sea creature bites and stings
Not sure if a bite or sting from a sea creature is dangerous? Here’s information about first aid treatments for jellyfish stings, sea snake bites and ...
Dog, cat and bat bites
Dog and cat bites are the most common types of animal bite. Here’s what to do if you get bitten, with information about when to get medical help.
Bed bugs are small insects that feed on your blood, often causing itchy bites. Learn about treatment and prevention.
It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant inv...