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Tetanus is an infection that can be fatal. Because of immunisation, few people now get tetanus in Australia. Find out more about tetanus on our trusted partner pages.
Whooping cough is a contagious bacterial infection and is most serious in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms and protect infants.
Wound, cut and graze treatments
Information about wound care, plus self-care advice for cuts and grazes and when to speak to a doctor for further medical attention
Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?
What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination?
Dog, cat and bat bites
Dog and cat bites are the most common types of animal bite. Here’s what to do if you get bitten, with information about when to get medical help.
Health checks for babies
Shortly before or after your baby is born, you'll be given a Child Health Record booklet. In Australia, this usually has a blue cover and is often called 'the blue book'.
What causes wounds, cuts and grazes?
Information about common causes of wounds, cuts and grazes, including signs and symptoms to look out for.
Wounds, cuts and grazes
Wounds can be caused by an injury, an infection, or by chronic illnesses. Here’s how to look after wounds, cuts and grazes and when to get help.
Diphtheria is a rare infectious bacterial disease that usually affects the nose and throat. Learn more about its vaccination, symptoms and how it spreads.
An injury to the face can be caused by almost anything, such as, falling over, cutting yourself shaving being struck in the face by an object, such as a ball or twig or being assaulted or hit.