Chest injury is any injury to the chest area, between the neck and the abdomen. Learn about the signs of injury and treatments.
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.
Accidents and injuries
Injuries can be caused by small incidents to major accidents. Learn about causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as how to be prepared with a good first aid kit.
Bumps, knocks and bruises
Bumps, knocks and bruises are common injuries. Read about related symptoms, when to see a doctor, treatment options and possible complications.
If you are injured or become ill due to your work, you may be entitled to workers' compensation. Check your scheme for the benefits available if you make a claim.
A limb injury is any injury to a limb, such as a leg or arm, or to their toes and fingers. Find out more about limb injuries, infection, treatment and prevention.
Links to articles about sports injuries.
Information about brain injuries from leading Australian health organisations, including links to acquired brain injury and concussion.
Back injuries often occur as a result of sudden movements, bumps or falls. Learn to recognise symptoms that could indicate a severe back injury.
If skin is punctured by a sharp medical tool like a scalpel or needle on a syringe, it is called a ‘needlestick injury’. Here's information about needlestick injuries from healthdirect and their partners.