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May 2017


It’s a good day to quit smoking

31 May 2017

Media release

Smokers are being urged to take stock of their health and quit smoking this World No Tobacco Day – 31 May 2017.


Walk Safely to School Day

17 May 2017

Media release

Walking to school under supervision of a responsible adult or teenager is an easy way to provide children with healthy regular physical activity.


Celebrating the Contribution of Our Nurses and Midwives

12 May 2017

Media release

Between International Day of the Midwife on 5 May and International Nurses Day on 12 May we proudly celebrate the contribution that nurses and midwives make to our community and our health system.


Affix Label Here: Food Allergy Week

09 May 2017

Media release

Federal Assistant Minister for Health, David Gillespie, encouraged food businesses in Australia to make sure they label their food correctly to minimise the harm and potential fatalities caused by allergic reactions to some ingredients.


Australia leads in innovation for rural health

29 April 2017

Media release

The Australian Government’s innovative reforms to improve the health of rural, regional and remote communities were today showcased to the 14th World Rural Health Conference.

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