Questions to ask before taking a medicine
Learning about your medication is important to understand your options. This page helps you to ask the right questions about the medications that you are prescribed.
Complementary therapies — an overview
Complementary therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine. Here's an overview.
Complementary therapy, sometimes called alternative therapy or integrative medicine, is often used alongside conventional medicine.
This article briefly describes homeopathy, including the lack of current evidence for its effectiveness and safety.
Radiotherapy and other cancer treatments
Radiotherapy uses radiation to damage cancer cells and stop them from reproducing. It can be used by itself or combined with other cancer treatments. Find out more by reading our partner pages.
Buying medicines online
Buying medicines online can have advantages, but there is a risk of losing your money, damaging your health or breaking the law.
Learn more about a range of different medicines, such as pain relief medicines, antidepressants and medicines for children.
Medicines and driving
Some medicines can affect the skills you need to drive safely. Learn which medicines can affect your driving and how to reduce the risks.
Chinese traditional medicine
Trusted information about Chinese traditional medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to complementary medicines.
There are some medicines you don't need a prescription for. These are called over-the-counter medicines.