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Floods and cyclones

Here's a list of common health risks and hazards that can strike during floods and cyclones, such as contaminated floodwater and snake bites.

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Natural disasters

How to prepare for, and cope during and after, a natural disaster such as bushfire, cyclone, flood and tsunami in Australia — with links to organisations that can help.

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Extreme weather

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.

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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.

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Leptospirosis

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.

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Farmer health

Farmers’ health and safety risks are often greater than those for most people. Find out how farming families can stay both physically and mentally healthy.

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Poisoning

Poisoning is common and most cases happen at home. Learn about the symptoms, prevention and what to do in an emergency.

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Women don't need to 'put up' with heavy periods

Heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1 in 4 Australian women, but treatment is available. There's no need to suffer in silence.

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Rural and remote health

Many organisations, along with the Australian Government, have developed support programs for people living in rural and remote areas.

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New South Wales rural and remote health services

Health services in rural and remote NSW might be harder to access than in urban areas, but an online search can show services in your area.

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