Bushfires and your health
Bushfires and smoke pose health risks, especially to those with conditions such as asthma. Prepare, get emergency medicines and stay informed.
Bushfire health and safety
Bushfires have become a part of Australian life. Learn how to protect your health, prepare for a natural disaster, know which health conditions put you at greater risk, and how to cope emotionally.
Do face masks protect you from bushfire smoke?
Face masks won’t necessarily protect you from the poor air quality being caused by Australian bushfire smoke. Here's why, and what you can do to protect yourself.
How to take medicines safely in a natural disaster (bushfire, floods, cyclones)
It's important to have a plan to manage your medicines should a natural disaster strike. Here's how to safely take medication during a bushfire, flood and more.
How to prepare for, endure and recover from Australian natural disasters like bushfire, cyclone, flood and tsunami — with links to helpful resources.
Extreme weather is part of Australian life. Learn how to protect your health, how to prepare for bushfires, floods and other natural disasters and know which health conditions put you at greater risk.
Sending kids with asthma to school? Here's what you need to know
Sending your kids back to school after the long summer break can feel like a relief, but if you have a child with asthma, there are a few things to remember.
Emergency apps and online tools
Looking for tools and apps to help you deal with or prepare for an emergency? We've compiled a list of resources to help you when you need assistance.
Get Prepared app
Australian Red Cross Lifeblood's ‘Get Prepared’ app helps Australian adults to prepare for any type of emergency.
5 ways to protect your health from the effects of climate change
Here’s what you need to know about the impact of climate change on your health and what you can do to protect yourself.