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Fires and fire safety

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Last reviewed: July 2016

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Fire safety at home - NT.GOV.AU

Tips on preventing and dealing with a fire in your home.

Read more on NT Health website

Fire, electrical safety and children - NT.GOV.AU

Find out how to keep your child safe from electricity and fires in your home.

Read more on NT Health website

Kids' Health - Topics - Safety from fire

Fire is something that we all need to know about. Home fires can cause serious burns and even death, so homes should be as safe as possible from fire.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Rainwater tanks after a bushfire

Rainwater tanks can be contaminated during a bushfire, either indirectly by ash, smoke, debris or directly by fire and fire fighting activities.

Read more on WA Health website

Camping safety - NT.GOV.AU

Advice on swimming, four-wheel drive trips, boating, fishing and lighting fires while camping in the Northern Territory.

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Minimising the impacts of peat smoke

Western Australias drying climate, combined with increasing groundwater use, has contributed to an escalated occurrence of peat fires in recent years.

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Safety for school-age children | Raising Children Network

An in-a-nutshell guide that looks at safety for school-age children including stranger danger, internet safety, safety around water, staying safe on bikes, scooters and skateboards, fire safety, playground safety and emergency procedures.

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Children's nightclothes

Children's nightclothes are required to have a fire hazard label to help you make safer choices for your children when buying pajamas (pjs).

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

I am feeling suicidal

If you think you might harm yourself, seek help immediately. • Call the Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 or Lifeline 13 11 14; • Call 000 (police, ambulance, fire); • Get someone to take you to your local hospital emergency department. If you have suicidal thoughts, don’t try to manage on your own.

Read more on LIFE - Living is for Everyone website

Burns prevention: children | Raising Children Network

This essential guide has tips for burns prevention, including keeping children away from fires, heat and hot surfaces inside and outside your home.

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