Notification of illness and disease
‘Notifiable’ diseases are ones where government health authorities must be notified about occurrences. Learn why this is important and about the information.
Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrhoeal disease caused by microscopic parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium.
Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that occurs to some humans and animals in humid conditions. The condition is treatable, but there are simple steps you can take to avoid getting leptospirosis.
Measles symptoms and diagnosis
Measles begins like a bad cold and becomes worse over time. Learn more about the different symptoms of measles and how a doctor diagnoses it.
Testing times for HIV
While new notifications of HIV have generally stabilised, rates have increased among heterosexual people and indigenous people. Here's how to get tested for, and prevent, HIV.
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea on the rise
Many people with gonorrhoea don't know they have it, but this STI can cause infertility if left untreated. And cases of gonorrhoea are up by 63% in Australia.