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  • Buy more colour, eat better

    Buy more colour, eat better

    Eat Brighter is the recommendation from LiveLighter®, a partnership between Department of Health, Heart Foundation and Cancer Council.

  • Woman talking to a pharmacist

    Changes to codeine access from 1 February

    From 1 February, medicines containing codeine for pain and cold and flu relief will no longer be available over-the-counter in Australia. After this date, all medicines containing codeine will require a prescription.

  • Woman holding Australian flag celebrating Australia Day

    Celebrate safely this Australia Day

    Make the most your Australia Day long weekend and reduce your chance of illness or injury by following these tips.

  • Child in school uniform wearing backpack

    Make the first day of school a safe and healthy one

    The start of the new school year can be a busy time and one of excitement and anticipation. Here are some tips to help get your child’s school year off to a great start.

  • Two young children hugging each other

    Free meningococcal vaccine for 1 to 4 year olds


    From today, all Western Australian children aged 1 to 4 years will have access to a free meningococcal ACWY vaccine.
  • Table filled with platters of food.

    Food safety is essential over the festive season

    People are urged to take extra care when preparing and storing food during Christmas and New Year celebrations.

  • Fight the bite graphic: Protect yourself against disease-carrying mosquitoes. Cover up. Repel. Clean up.

    Fight the bite this festive season

    Residents and holiday-makers across Western Australia are reminded to continue to be vigilant against mosquito bites this festive season as we enter the peak risk period for mosquito-borne diseases.

  • Telehealth consultation with doctor, nurse and patient

    Virtual emergency department goes 24/7

    Western Australia's innovative virtual emergency department has expanded to a 24/7 service, just in time for the summer holidays.

  • Changes to codeine access

    From 1 February 2018, medicines containing codeine for pain and cold and flu relief will no longer be available over-the-counter in Australia. After this date, all medicines containing codeine will require a prescription.

  • Smiling toddler boy in playground

    Guidelines promote healthy active kids

    New national guidelines aim to promote healthier and more active kids.