Hot weather risks and staying cool
Hot days and heatwaves can place extreme stress the body, and for some it can be dangerous. Here’s how to keep yourself and others cool and hydrated.
How to handle a heatwave
Heatwaves can be life threatening, with some groups more at risk than others. Here’s what you need to know about heat-related illness such as heatstroke.
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.
Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition where your body overheats. Learn what to do if you develop heatstroke and how you can avoid it happening.
Summer skin rashes
Summer rashes can be caused by things like sunlight, insects, sweating and overheating - especially if you have allergies or other pre-existing skin conditions.
How to look after yourself this summer
This summer, use these practical tips to enjoy fun summer days, while avoiding alcohol-related misadventure, mozzie bites and dodgy prawns.
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.
Heat rash, also called sweat rash and prickly heat, is harmless but very itchy, with small red spots in places where sweat collects. Find out more about and how to treat it.
Hydration tips for children
Children are sometimes at risk of dehydration, especially in hot weather and when exercising. These tips will help keep them safe and healthy.
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.