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  • Frank and Tiddles cartoon animation

    Stay safe with Frank and Tiddles

    Stay On Your Feet®, delivered by Injury Matters and funded by the Department of Health, recently launched the Make your home safer with Frank and Tiddles campaign.


  • cantaloupe

    Rockmelons safety update

    The recent listeria food safety warning around rockmelons on the east coast of Australia does not apply to Western Australia.

  • cantaloupe

    Rockmelons in WA are safe

    The recent listeria food safety warning around rockmelons on the east coast of Australia does not apply to Western Australia.

  • Logo: Sustainable Health Review

    Sustainable Health Review Interim Report released

    In June 2017, the Government of Western Australia announced the Sustainable Health Review (SHR) to prioritise the delivery of patient-centred, high quality and financially sustainable healthcare across the state.

  • Salad sandwiches, apple and glass of water

    Population survey reports what Western Australians think about healthy eating

    The Western Australian Nutrition Monitoring Surveillance Series (NMSS) has been conducted by the WA Department of Health since 1995, and monitors knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of Western Australians when it comes to nutrition.

  • "Quitting made me closer to my kids."

    From every quitter

    What would help you quit smoking? One of the most common reasons people give for quitting is for their loved ones.

  • 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.