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What is an ambulance?

An ambulance is a vehicle equipped to provide emergency care to sick or injured people and to get them to hospital. Learn more here about how much ambulances cost and when you should call one.

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Calling triple zero (000)

Triple zero (000) is the number to call for ambulance, police or fire services in an emergency. Only call 000 if the situation is serious and urgent.

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How to use an adrenaline autoinjector (EpiPen)

An adrenaline autoinjector can, in an emergency, save the life of someone who is having a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Learn how to use one here.

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Australian mental health services

It can be difficult to understand how the complex mental health system in Australia operates. Learn how you can access the care you need.

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How do I pay for healthcare?

The Australian Government helps to keep down the cost of healthcare for most people who live here. This article covers the most common questions about how to pay for your healthcare.

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Queensland rural and remote health services

Queensland's rural and remote regions make careful planning and preparation essential to help you meet the challenge of accessing health services.

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Northern Territory rural and remote health services

NT health services support some very remote areas, so they are not always readily available. It's important to prepare for when you need help.

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South Australia rural and remote health services

South Australia’s rural and remote health services are very important to the 1 in 5 SA residents who live outside the greater Adelaide metro area.

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