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South Australia rural and remote health services

South Australia’s rural and remote health services are very important to the 1 in 5 SA residents who live outside the greater Adelaide metro area.

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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 address the challenge of accessing health services.

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Flu season and trends in Australia

Up-to-date information on the flu (influenza) risk and trends plus current flu activity levels across Australia.

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Dementia Awareness Month

Dementia Awareness Month is an initiative of Alzheimer's Australia. Find out about the awareness-raising events happening across Australia in September.

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Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day

Walk your way to health on Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day on Friday 6 October to raise awareness of the importance of exercise to your health and wellbeing.

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Emphysema and COPD statistics

Trusted information on emphysema and COPD statistics for Australia.

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Australia’s healthcare system

This article provides you with some information to help you understand the Australian healthcare system and the different types of services available to help you.

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Privacy statement

The Healthdirect Australia's privacy statement refers to the privacy obligations concerning the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information.

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Blood donation

Australia relies on the generosity of donors who volunteer their time and blood. Learn from a trusted source about the blood donation process.

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RedFeb is a fun and active way to show your support for Heart Research and increase awareness of Australia’s biggest killer – heart disease.

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Carers Week

Held from 11 to 17 October, Carers Week is about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to Australia.

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