Health and wellbeing

13HEALTH

13HEALTH

A 24/7 phone service for all Queenslanders seeking advice about their health or information about health services. For the cost of a local call, registered nurses provide health information and referral services.

healthier.qld.gov.au/health-services/13-health

eHealth

eHealth

A personally controlled eHealth record is a secure online summary of your health information. It will give you more control over your health information and ensure the doctors and nurses treating you and your family, have the information they need. An Australian Government Initiative. Register today.

ehealth.gov.au

Australian Government

Immunisations

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting your child against harmful diseases that can cause serious health problems. Council funded immunsations are available.

Immunisation schedule - humanservices.gov.au

Queensland Government

Healthier Queensland

A wealth of resources to help you and your family get healthy and stay healthy, including healthy recipe finder and fitness routines.

healthier.qld.gov.au

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Australia's leading authority on breastfeeding, we support, educate and advocate for a breastfeeding inclusive society.

breastfeeding.asn.au

Queensland Government

Queensland Poisons Information Centre

Identification of poisonous plants, bites and stings and practical first aid to administer until an ambulance arrives.

health.qld.gov.au/poisonsinformationcentre

Quitline

Quitline

Support to help you quit smoking now.

quitnow.gov.au

Beyond Blue

beyondblue

Three million Australians are living with depression or anxiety.

Working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.

beyondblue.org.au

The Shed Online

The Shed Online

The Shed Online is an online social community for men, founded by beyondblue: the national depression initiative, The Movember Foundation and the Australian Men's Shed Association.

theshedonline.org.au

Cancer Council Queensland

Cancer Council Queensland

Information and support.  Cancer support helpline 13 1120.

cancerqld.org.au

Mosquito control

Small amounts of water can breed large numbers of mosquitoes under the right conditions. Read more »

Deaf Services QLD

Smoke Alarms for Hard of Hearing and Deaf People

Do you have a hearing loss, live in Queensland and have a Pensioner Concession Card?

You may be eligible to receive a specialised smoke alarm for only $50 contribution. All the information and how to apply is on the Deaf Services Queensland website at www.deafservicesqld.org.au/sass.

If you have any questions, please contact Deaf Services Queensland.

Phone: (07) 3892 8500
Email: smokealarms@deafsq.org.au

Vision Australia

Vision Australia is the leading provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. It supports thousands of people who are blind or have low vision, of all ages, in the home, school or work so they can live the life they choose.

Phone: 1300 84 74 66
Email: info@visionaustralia.org
Web: www.visionaustralia.org