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Work-related injuries

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Injury prevention in Australia

Injury is a major cause of preventable death and disability in Australia. Whether intended or accidental, most physical injuries can be prevented by identifying their causes and removing these, or reducing peoples exposure to them.

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Sports injury prevention - myDr.com.au

Look at your exercise program in terms of FIT - Frequency, Intensity and Time. Only one of these should be increased each week.

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Preventing falls

Falls and fall related injuries are the leading cause of injury and hospitalisation for older people in Australia but you can take simple steps to prevent them.

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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is about helping people to recover from serious injury, illness or surgery. It is based on your individual needs.

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Self-harm

Self-harm means any behaviour which involves the deliberate causing of pain or injury to oneself usually as an extreme way of trying to cope with di...

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Hajj Travel Advice - Factsheets

Hajj pilgrims can reduce their risk of illness and injury through simple precautions. Meningococcal (A/C/Y/W135) vaccination is required for Hajj pilgrims. Pilgrims should take precautions against MERS coronavirus infection.

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Primary Care Health Network

Information regarding the Primary Care Health Network

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Standard drinks - myDr.com.au

An Australian standard drink contains 10 grams of alcohol. By counting standard drinks you can keep track of your drinking.

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How To Deal With Trauma | THIS WAY UP

Have you, or a loved one, been involved in a traumatic event? Learn about trauma, and how you can begin to overcome it.

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Talking to your children about bullying: Three B’s Bullying, being Bullied and being a Bystander

Bullying is when a person deliberately hurts someone else; it can be physical, emotional, relationship based and/ or cyber related. Bullying may be a ‘one off’ event or occur repeatedly.

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

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