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Western Australia rural and remote health services

Western Australia's vast rural and remote regions make careful planning and preparation essential to help you find health services when you need them.

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Western Australia disability services

Publicly-funded disability services in Western Australia are being moved over to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Learn more here.

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COVID-19 information by state and territory

Links to state and territory-based information on COVID-19, regarding health, travel restrictions, events, school, self-isolation and work.

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Nursing post

A nursing post is a health centre staffed by nurses or nurse practitioners, who have the training necessary to provide medical services, including emergency care.

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What is adoption?

Adoption permanently transfers the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. Learn more here.

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Williams syndrome

Williams syndrome can cause development, learning and medical problems, although children with it often have well-developed language and music skills.

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Mental health services by state and territory

State and territory governments offer hospital, emergency and community mental health services. Learn about services available in your region.

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What is an ambulance?

An ambulance is a vehicle equipped to provide emergency care to sick or injured people and to get them to hospital. Learn more here about how much ambulances cost and when you should call one.

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Hepatitis A

Trusted information about Hepatitis A, including common symptoms, how long time it takes for the virus to develop and how to help prevent hepatitis A.

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E-cigarettes (vaping)

E-cigarettes (vaping) are battery-operated devices designed to look and feel like cigarettes, cigars or similar. Vaping has been linked to serious health problems.

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