Social gatherings and business closures during the COVID-19 outbreak
Frequently asked questions and answers about COVID-19 (coronavirus) affecting venue and business closures as well as information on physical distancing and gatherings.
Other questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus
Answers to common questions about COVID-19, including whether you should bulk-buy groceries and which types of public venue have closed.
What causes hay fever?
There are a number of factors that can bring on hay fever. Find out some of the causes of hay fever.
What causes asthma?
Trusted information on the causes of asthma and factors that increase the likelihood of developing asthma, and links to trusted resources
Winter health hazards at home
Keeping warm indoors means watching out for heaters and other things that can cause burns and scalds. These simple tips should help to keep you safe.
Urine tests can be used to diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases such as diabetes or STIs and monitor drug use.
Passive or second-hand smoking occurs when a non-smoker involuntarily breathes in smoke from other people's cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes.
Hay fever (allergic rhinitis)
Hay fever is the common term for 'allergic rhinitis', which affects up to 1 in 5 Australians at some point in their life. Learn here how to manage it.
Malaria is a disease spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes, which causes an infection of the red blood cells. Find out more here.
Perfume stinks: how fragrances can affect your health
Fragrances and fragranced products cause health problems, such as asthma and headaches, in 1 in 3 people. Find out what you can do if you experience symptoms.