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  • Kids eating lunch at school

    Immunisation requirements for enrolment: Have your say

    Consultation is now open: Western Australian parents and other interested community members are invited to participate in a consultation about proposed legislation to strengthen immunisation requirements when enrolling children into child care services and kindergarten programs, under a No Jab No Play policy.

  • Group of high school students sitting on the grass

    Don't let your kids miss important, free immunisations

    Parents of year 7, 8 and 10 students are reminded to sign and return immunisation consent forms to ensure their children don’t miss out on important, free vaccinations.

  • Two teenagers standing near lockers at school

    Youth comedy videos explore sex, identity and growing up

    A new series of youth videos uses sketch comedy to inform and educate young people about topics such as sexting and pornography.

  • Boy wearing floaties doing bomby in pool

    Pool and spa owners warned of disease risk

    As the weather warms up, pool and spa owners are reminded to make sure the water is properly treated and maintained to protect swimmers from the deadly amoebic meningitis.

  • Video screenshot: How to treat hepatitis C

    Treating hepatitis C

    A new video aims to raise awareness of revolutionary new hepatitis C treatments.

  • Festival crowd

    Hundreds get festival STI tests

    In a bold new health initiative, 460 festival goers accessed free STI tests at the Falls Festival in Fremantle last weekend.

  • happy girl in pool

    Water safety in the spotlight

    With the temperature rising, now is a good time to think about ways to stay safe when young children are around water.

  • People eating from a food platter

    Food safety tips over the summer holidays

    Take extra care when preparing and storing food during Christmas and New Year celebrations.

  • A couple standing with their arms around each other, with lots of other people's hands also wrapped around them

    Youth sexual health campaign launched

    A new sexual health campaign targeting young people aged 16-24 years aims to promote safe sex practices and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

  • Woman drinking a bottle of water outside in the hot sun

    Heatwave: Stay alert to prevent heat stress

    With widespread severe to extreme heatwave conditions expected across parts of the Pilbara and Kimberley in the coming days, take precautions to avoid heat stress.