Cervical cancer could be eradicated within 40 years
Australia could be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer, thanks to the free HPV immunisation program and new Cervical Screening Test.
Norovirus is one of several viruses that cause gastroenteritis. It’s spread easily, but good hygiene practices can help protect both you and others. Learn more.
Doxycycline is an antibiotic medicine. This page explains what doxycycline is used for, how it works, its risks and other treatment options available in its place.
Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that occurs to some humans and animals in humid conditions. The condition is treatable, but there are simple steps you can take to avoid getting leptospirosis.
Thrush in men
Normally there is a small amount of the fungus in the body which the immune system keeps under control However, some factors can cause the fungus to grow. Learn more about thrush in men here.
Information about tinea treatments, self-care for fungal infections, athletes foot and jock itch.
Colds and flu (influenza)
Trusted information on the common cold and flu (influenza) including their differences, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments, plus current flu activity levels in Australia.
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a dangerous infection, although the routine vaccination of babies has meant it is now rare in Australia. Learn more here.
Free meningococcal vaccine to help protect Australian teenagers
More than 1 million teenagers will get a free meningococcal vaccine over the next 4 years, once it's added to the National Immunisation Schedule in April 2019.
Colds and flu prevention
Information about how to prevent colds and flu and stay healthy. Plus links to trusted resources.