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Title: 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires - Recovering from long-term trauma
Summary: Translated factsheets about recovering from long-term trauma in lead up to 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.

Title: 20 seconds pool drowning
Summary: This video shows you how quickly a toddler can drown in a swimming pool.

Title: 20 Seconds bath drowning
Summary: This video shows you how quickly you can drown in a bath.

Title: 4 steps of asthma first aid (Poster)
Summary: A poster - 4 steps of asthma first aid

Title: 5 Questions to ask your doctor before getting a test, treatment or procedure
Summary: These questions will help you get the most out of your visit to your GP

Title: A family journey
Summary: This animation was made in collaboration with parents from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and with the assistance of italk Library. The story provides a father's perspective as he thinks back on his early concerns for his son and where the autism journey has taken his family. It is a story that resonates with many different communities.

Title: A general guide to blood transfusion: information for patients and families
Summary: Answers to some common questions about blood transfusion including whtat a blood transfusion is and why you may need one, how you can reduce your risks of needing a blood transfusion, and what commonly happens if you do need one.

Title: A good night's sleep
Summary: The aim of this booklet - "A Practical Guide: About a good night's sleep" is to assist people get a better night's sleep.

Title: A guide to bail
Summary: Being on bail means you are not in gaol as you wait for your case to come on. This brochure will help you understand bail and how to apply for bail.

Title: A guide to enrolling and voting
Summary: This brochure contains basic information on how to enrol with the Australian Electoral Commission, how to vote, ballot papers and on elections.

Title: A guide to understanding your cervical screening test results
Summary: This translated booklet provides you with information to help you better understand your Cervical Screening Test results. Your healthcare provider will discuss your results and the next steps with you.It is important that if you experience symptoms at any time, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain or discharge, you should see your healthcare provider immediately.

Title: A healthy start to school: a guide for parents of children in foundation year
Summary: This booklet provides parents and carers of foundation kids with some timely health information and gives an overview of the role of the school when it comes to your child's health. It also contains some useful contacts for areas of special interest to you and your family.

Title: A patient's guide to anaesthesia
Summary: This resource provides information for patients on what to expect when getting an anaesthetic.

Title: A sport for all: an introduction to cricket in 25 languages
Summary: This brochure is an introduction to the game and includes useful contact details for anyone who would like to play Cricket in Australia.

Title: About breast cancer (audio file)
Summary: This translated audio file describes what breast cancer is, the anatomy of breasts and what the available treatments are.

Title: About Carers Victoria factsheet
Summary: This brochure explains the services provided by Carers Victoria

Title: About palliative care (Podcast)
Summary: Audio information about palliative care. There is no English version of the podcast available but the multilingual podcasts contain roughtly the same content as the brochure.

Title: About palliative care (video)
Summary: Palliative care helps those with an illness that cannot be cured by managing symptoms as well as providing emotional and spiritual support

Title: Advance care planning
Summary: The video explains Advance Care Planning, who will help make medical decisions for you & how will they know what you would want?

Title: Advance care planning and dementia
Summary: This fact sheet about advance care planning and dementia is for individuals deciding who will speak for you if you can’t speak for yourself.

Title: Advance care planning and dementia: Making a decision for someone
Summary: If you need to make a decision for someone.This fact sheet is for individuals supporting someone affected by dementia.

Title: Advance care planning and dementia: Why planning ahead can help if memory is becoming more difficult
Summary: Why planning ahead can help if memory is becoming more difficult. This fact sheet is for individuals affected by dementia.

Title: Advance care planning brochure
Summary: Even if you are fit and healthy, it is never too early to plan your future health care. As part of your advance care plan, you can complete the following: A Statement of Choices, An Enduring Power of Attorney, An Advance Health Directive

Title: Advance care planning for care workers (bilingual versions)
Summary: Bilingual document introducing Advance Care Planning and how care workers may introduce it to their clients

Title: Advance care planning for end of life for people with mental illness
Summary: This guide will help support people with mental illness, their family and carers, with the complex and diverse issues which might arise around advance care planning for end of life.

Title: Advance care planning for individuals
Summary: Advance Care Planning Information targeted towards the individual and family

Title: Advance care planning for individuals (audio versions)
Summary: Advance Care Planning Information targeted towards the individual and family

Title: Advance care planning for substitute decision makers
Summary: Advance Care Planning information for people acting in the role of Substitute Decision Makers.

Title: Advance care planning for substitute decision makers (audio version)
Summary: Advance Care Planning information for people acting in the role of Substitute Decision Makers.

Title: Advance care planning: making your wishes known
Summary: A brochure introducing advance care planning

Title: Advice about domestic violence and help at court
Summary: Legal Aid funds a Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service. This brochure outlines how this program assists women to apply for an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order and how women can stop the cycle of abuse. It is also available in an alternative format for Aboriginal communities.

Title: Advice about your visa if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner
Summary: This flyer provides information on where to get advice about spouse visas if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner.

Title: Advice for parents and carers - Signs of problem gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling and provides parents with strategies to help address the gambling problem with their children and where to get help.

Title: Advocacy program (ADEC)
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Advocacy program that aims to support and empower individuals to access essential services. It includes information on being eligible for the program, how to access it and the benefits.

Title: ADEC access and support program
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Access and Support program that provides short term support for people who need basic help. It includes information on matching services from Home and Community Care (HACC) agencies, being eligible for the program, how to access it and the benefits.

Title: ADEC services
Summary: A translated brochure that lists the services provided by the Action on Disability and Ethnic Communities (ADEC). It provides information on who can be assisted by the ADEC and how they can help an individual, listing their programs.

Title: ADEC Transcultural Mental Health program - brochure
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Transcultural Mental Health Access program that helps develop communities’ awareness and enhances access to services. It describes the program as well as objectives and strategies, how to access the program and what are the benefits.

Title: After a diagnosis of breast cancer
Summary: This fact sheet explains how breast cancer is treated.

Title: After a diagnosis of cervical cancer (Bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about treatment options and your health and wellbeing after a diagnosis of cervical cancer.

Title: After a diagnosis of prostate cancer
Summary: This factsheet talks about treatment options and your health and wellbeing

Title: After a fire: asbestos hazards
Summary: This information is being provided to residents and property owners impacted by bushfires. It aims to help address concerns raised about asbestos fibres and should be read with other information about asbestos.

Title: After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home
Summary: If your home has been damaged by the fire or smells of smoke from bushfires you should: ventilate your home; wash hard surfaces (furniture, walls and floors); wash soft furnishings (upholstered furniture and bedding); and wash affected clothing. Further information on cleaning up a smoke-affected home is provided in the following fact sheet.

Title: After a fire: fire retardants and your health
Summary: Fire retardants are chemicals used by the Victorian fire agencies to assist in the control of bushfires in Victoria. The retardant contains chemicals that are generally found in a broad range of agricultural fertilisers and it is applied by dropping from fixed wing aircraft or from a helicopter. Chemical retardants are used to contain fires when access by ground crews is difficult or unsafe, or when there will be a delay in crews arriving at the fire. Retardant is purchased from the supplier as a dry powder which is mixed with water, using specially designed equipment, to form a slurry of a similar consistency to tomato sauce.

Title: After a fire: private drinking water and water tank safety
Summary: If you live in a bushfire-affected area your water source could become contaminated from debris, ash, small dead animals or aerial fire retardants. If the water tastes, looks or smells unusual, do not drink it or give it to animals. Also, you should not source water from a creek that has been affected by bushfire as the water may be contaminated. Water drawn from deep bores or wells should continue to be safe to use.

Title: After a fire: returning home safely
Summary: Houses, sheds and other buildings or structures burnt in a bushfire can leave potential health hazards, including fallen objects, sharp objects, smouldering coals, damaged electrical wires, leaking gas and weakened walls. Hazardous materials that may be present after the fire include: asbestos; ashes, especially from burnt treated timbers (such as copper chrome arsenate or 'CCA'); LP gas cylinders; medicines; garden or farm chemicals; other general chemicals (for example, cleaning products); metal and other residues from burnt household appliances; and dust. Further information on how to protect yourself when returning to a bushfire-affected property is provided in the following fact sheet.

Title: After a fire: using your personal protective kit
Summary: These protective kits are for people returning to properties affected by fire. They are available from your local government relief and recovery centre, along with additional masks, disposable coveralls and sturdy gloves.

Title: After a flood: animal and insect related hazards
Summary: When returning to a flood affected area remember that wild animals including, rodents, snakes or spiders may be trapped in your home, shed or garden. This fact sheet offers advice on minimising the risks.

Title: After a flood: mould and your health
Summary: Airborne mould spores are commonly found in both indoor and outdoor environments. When they land on damp spots indoors, they may begin to grow and spread. There is no practical way to eliminate all mould indoors; the way to control indoor mould growth is to control the source of moisture.

Title: After a flood: returning home safely
Summary: When returning to your home after a flood, take precautions to reduce the possibility of illness, disease or injury.

Title: After diagnosis of bowel cancer
Summary: This fact sheet outlines the treatment options available for treatment of bowel cancer.

Title: After diagnosis of ovarian cancer
Summary: This factsheet explains treatment for ovarian cancer.

Title: After the fire
Summary: This information will assist you with cleaning up, property security, gas, electriciy, water, telephone, insurance issues and finding alternative housing after a fire.

Title: Aged care services
Summary: Learn about the health and lifestyle issues that we face as we grow older. As we start to rely more on other people, what responsibilities do we take on? Find out more about the kinds of services and support that are in place for older people and their carers.

Title: Aged care signage
Summary: The Aged Care Signage will assist residents in aged care facilities navigate their way around their home or service. Signs such as 'kitchen', 'dining room', 'keep out', 'danger', and 'this way to the garden', will help improve communication with residents/clients and minimise confusion.

Title: Alcohol and cancer prevention
Summary: There is convincing evidence that drinking alcohol increases the risk of cancers of the bowel, breast, mouth, throat, voice box, oesophagus (food pipe) and liver. Even drinking small amounts of alcohol increases your cancer risk. The more you drink, the greater the risk. If you choose to drink, limit your intake.

Title: Alcohol and drug services
Summary: If you or someone you know is affected by alcohol or drugs there are services available to help. Information about identifying drug and alcohol problems, understanding treatment options and learning about the challenges involved in living with an ongoing drug condition are all explored here.

Title: Alcohol: the facts
Summary: This fact sheet talks about the effects of alcohol. It also contains information on binge drinking, sobering up, blood alcohol concentration and driving, tolerance and dependence, pregnancy and breastfeeding and shows how much a standard drink is. At the end is a list of organisations that provide information and advice.

Title: All about child disability diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what to do if you’re concerned about your child’s development. Parents of children with disability talk about getting a diagnosis, following their instinct and getting second opinions. Parents also talk about how they felt when they heard their child’s diagnosis of disability.

Title: All about Kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten

Title: All about stroke
Summary: The fact sheet provides information for people who are interested in learning more about stroke. It includes information on: What stroke is, how stroke can be prevented, treatment and rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke and their families. Translated versions are in audio format.

Title: All about stroke - audio
Summary: The audio fact sheet provides information for people who are interested in learning more about stroke. It includes information on: What stroke is, how stroke can be prevented, treatment and rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke and their families.

Title: All good- hepatitis B
Summary: This translated website explains in simple ways about hepatitis B transmission and treatment. The information included ranges from what it is and how to get hepatitis B to what is does to a person’s body, where to get help and advice and how to avoid giving it to someone.

Title: All good- hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV os STI's website
Summary: This website can tell you about hepatitis b, hepatitis c, HIV or STI's.

Title: All good- hepatitis C
Summary: This translated website explains in simple ways about hepatitis C transmission and treatment. The information included ranges from what it is and how to get hepatitis C to what is does to a person’s body, where to get help and advice and how to avoid giving it to someone.

Title: All good- HIV
Summary: This translated website explains in simple ways about HIV transmission and treatment. The information included ranges from what it is and how to get hepatitis B to what is does to a person’s body, the difference between HIV and AIDS, and how to avoid giving it to someone.

Title: All good- sexually transmissible infections (STI)
Summary: This translated website explains in simple ways about Sexually Transmissible Infection transmission and treatment. The information included ranges from what it is and how to get a STI to what is does to a person’s body, when a person should get testedand how to avoid giving it to someone.

Title: Alpha Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production. Haemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to cells throughout the body.

Title: Am I a carer?
Summary: Some people don’t see themselves as carers, but did you know that as a carer you may be eligible for emotional and financial support?

Title: Amoxycillin and clavulanic acid
Summary: This leaflet answers some common questions about amoxycillin and clavulanic acid.

Title: An overview to improve aged care services for your community
Summary: This Overview is for CALD community groups and organisations who are interested in responding to their community’s aged care needs. This Overview is a broad document that will: • Help to understand the aged care industry in Australia. • Shows how to apply to become an approved provider* of home care* places and/or residential aged care* places. • A guide to the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) application process so the CALD community group and/or organisation can seek to access culturally appropriate aged care services subsidised by the Australian Government.

Title: Apnoea of prematurity
Summary: Apnoea of prematurity is a breathing pause that can occur in premature babies.

Title: Applying for a private rental property
Summary: When looking for a rental property, there are a number of things you should consider before and during the search for your next home.

Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This translated guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.

Title: Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection.
Summary: Courts can make orders to protect you from a person who has been violent towards you. This brochure explains how you can get an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) and what happens in court.

Title: Are you at risk of kidney disease?
Summary: 1 in 3 Australians is at risk of kidney disease. This poster covers: What is kidney disease? Am I at risk of kidney disease? What are the signs of kidney disease? What is a kidney health check? Can early detection help? What are treatment options for end stage kidney disease?

Title: Are you disqualified from driving?
Summary: NSW introduced laws in 2017 that give police stronger powers to improve public and raod safety and aim to reduce reoffending by introducing new ways for people to return to lawful driving.

Title: Are you eligible for thte NDIS (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand if you are eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and how to access it.

Title: Are you experiencing domestic violence?
Summary: This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW can help you if you are experiencing domestic or family violence.

Title: Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop
Summary: This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.

Title: Are you having problems with your home mortgage?
Summary: This fact sheet explains what you can do if you have problems with your home loan repayments.

Title: Are you on a treatment order?
Summary: A treatment order is a legal document that allows a hospital or mental health clinic to give you treatment for a mental illness. While you are on an order, you lose some of your rights and freedoms. You may have to stay in hospital. You can be given treatment even if you do not agree to it.

Title: Ash from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may come into contact with ash during or after a brown coal mine fire.

Title: Ask your doctor for a hepatitis B test
Summary: Untreated hepatitis B may cause liver damage and/or liver cancer in up to 1 in 4 people. A free vaccination for hepatitis B is available. Ask your doctor about testing and treatment.

Title: Assignment and sub-letting
Summary: Assignment is the legal term for when a tenant transfers their whole interest in a rental property to another person. For example, if a tenant signed a 12-month tenancy agreement (lease) but decided to leave after 6 months, they could get another person to move in and take over their lease. The new tenant would take the place of the original tenant, paying rent directly to the landlord, and having all the rights and responsibilities of the original tenant.

Title: Asthma
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about asthma. Asthma cannot be cured, but with good management people with asthma can lead normal, active lives.

Title: Asthma by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Asthma is a common condition caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. The narrowing happens when air passages become swollen and inflamed, causing more mucus to be produced. In addition, the muscle bands around the air passages become tighter. These changes make it harder for air to get in and out of the lungs, and cause wheeze, cough and problems with breathing.

Title: Asthma what should I know: a community resource (Bilingual version)
Summary: Explains what Asthma is and what you need to do

Title: At the end (video)
Summary: There are things that can help to prepare as someone approaches the last few weeks and days of life. Having information can help to make choices. People vary in what they know, understand and believe about death and dying. They also differ in what they want to know. Each individual should be as informed, or not, as they want to be. For many, knowing what to expect can help take some of the fear, distress and anxiety away. For others, having too much information gives them more things to worry about.

Title: Australian charter of healthcare rights in Victoria
Summary: The Charter allows patients, consumers, families, carers and services providing health care to share an understanding of the rights of people receiving health care.

Title: Avoiding eviction for rent arrears
Summary: Under most tenancy agreements, rent is paid in advance. The most common arrangement is for the rent to be paid in advance on the same day of each month to cover the month ahead. If you do not pay rent on the day that it is due, for each day that you occupy the property without having paid rent you will be one day overdue or in ‘rent arrears’.

Title: Babies and toddlers - keeping them safe
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides some guidelines on keeping babies and toddlers safe. If you are being physically or psychologically abused by your partner, it can harm your baby - both before and after she or he is born. This fact sheet includes how you can help your baby or toddler and also what you can do for yourself.

Title: Baby's movements during pregnancy: what is normal?
Summary: This resource provides information for pregnant women on the type of movements they should expect from the foetus during pregnancy.

Title: Baby and toddler cues: in pictures
Summary: How do you know if your baby wants to play, wants a break or needs sleep? Use this illustrated guide to baby tired signs and other baby cues.

Title: Baby massage - from Raising Children Network
Summary: This short video demonstrates baby massage. It outlines the benefits of massage for soothing an irritable newborn and includes tips on the best methods for relaxing and connecting with your baby. The video notes that you should stop the massage if your baby gets upset.

Title: Baby sleep: 2-12 months
Summary: Baby sleep habits depend a fair bit on both temperament and sleep routines. This resource will explain baby sleep developments and provide advices

Title: Bacterial vaginosis
Summary: Translated general information on Bacterial vaginosis (BV), how to diagnose it, how to get tested for it and how to cure it. In BV, there is a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria, which can result in an unpleasant odour and/or discharge in some women. However, the actual cause of BV remains unclear and is the subject of current research studies.

Title: Balanitis
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on balanitis, inflammation of the glans (head) of the penis. It includes what it is, why it happens, and advice on prevention and treatment.

Title: Bathboard/ bath seat
Summary: The Bathboard /Bath seat resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a bathboard/bath seat safely.

Title: BBQ food safety (video)
Summary: Everyone loves a BBQ, but no one likes getting food poisoning So follow these simple tips to make you BBQ a hit: 1. Keep all food cold and covered until ready to be used 2. Use different plates and utensils for raw and cooked foods 3. Make sure all meats are cooked right the way through so juices run clear 4. Continually replace dips and salads if they’ve been out of the fridge for long 5. Keep food cool and covered when not being severed 6. And don’t keep left overs if they’ve been out of the fridge for more than two hours

Title: Be healthier (Simplified Chinese version)
Summary: These simple translated information sheets help readers to make healthier diet and lifestyle decisions by visually informing them of healthy options and choices that they can make regarding food, drink, physical activity and feelings. Each resource has been created using culturally relevant tips and examples.

Title: Be physically active
Summary: This poster explains the link between falls and lack of exercise.

Title: Be sunsmart
Summary: The major cause of skin cancer is too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. This information sheet outlines how you can protect yourself against sun damage.

Title: Be water smart!
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet about Water Safety tips to share with your family and friends to keep them safe when in and around water.

Title: Beat the bite - mosquito poster
Summary: This translated document outlines measures to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases.

Title: Beat the heat, health tips for a safe season (English)
Summary: Advice on some things you can do to minimise your risk of heat related illness.

Title: Beat the heat: how to keep someone healthy during hot weather (English)
Summary: This booklet provides important information about health and hot weather. The booklet is for anyone who cares for, supports or assists people at risk of serious health effects from hot weather. It includes tips and ideas on how to keep someone healthy during hot weather.

Title: Bed rail
Summary: The bed rail resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a bed rail safely.

Title: Bedwetting in childhood
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Bedwetting teenagers and young adults
Summary: This translated brochure provides information for bedwetting teenagers and young adults including what causes bedwetting, how it can be helped, and chances of becoming dry. It also describes how common it is and whether there is help available.

Title: Beginning a life in Australia
Summary: This booklet provides helpful settlement information and links to other websites and resources for newly arrived migrants, humanitarian entrants, and their sponsors and service providers.

Title: Behaviour code for school students
Summary: This factsheet provides information for parents/carers and students on the expected behaviour of students in schools.

Title: Being exploited at work? Know your rights: Serious exploitation at work may be a crime
Summary: Bad treatment at work can be a crime. Slavery, forced labour, human trafficking, and debt bondage are all crimes in Australia. For more information or access to free confidential legal assistance please contact Anti-Slavery Australia.

Title: Belonging, being and becoming – the early years framework
Summary: Australia’s first national Early Years Learning Framework aims to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to five years and through the transition to school. The Framework’s vision is that all children experience learning that is engaging and builds success for life. Your early childhood service can provide you with further information.

Title: Bereavement, grief and loss (video)
Summary: Even when it is expected, death can be a shock. Grief and loss can be felt in many ways.

Title: Beta Thalassaemia
Summary: Thalassaemia is a group of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Better sleep for teenagers: in pictures
Summary: A guide in pictures to teenage sleeping, with tips for helping teens, teenagers and adolescent children get to sleep, relax before bedtime, and wake up effectively.

Title: Bi-level ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: Bi-Level therapy (or BiPAP) is a type of breathing support that assists your child’s ability to breathe. It involves the use of a mask and a Bi-Level machine. The Bi-level machine delivers pressure via the mask to the airway and lungs.This opens the airways to allow normal breathing to occur.

Title: Bladder cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of bladder cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Bladder control check Up
Summary: This leaflet is to help people get ready for a bladder control check up.

Title: Bladder control problem?
Summary: If you have bladder control problems, ask for help you don't have to put up with it.

Title: Blood glucose monitoring - Diabetes Australia
Summary: This translated page may assist individuals with diabetes in understanding blood glucose monitoring and the link between blood glucose, food, exercise and insulin. It provides an outline on what is needed to monitor blood glucose, how to test blood glucose levels, when to test and other frequently asked questions.

Title: Blood glucose monitoring - NDSS
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides an overview of blood glucose monitoring for people with diabetes. Emphasising that self-blood glucose monitoring is a valuable diabetes management tool, this fact sheet explains why it is so important, what individuals should aim for and also some general guidelines amongst other valuable information.

Title: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Summary: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are bacterial organisms that have some of the characteristics of bacteria and some of algae. They are present in almost all aquatic ecosystems in Australia, including rivers, lakes and estuaries. Under certain environmental conditions, blue-green algae concentrations in water can rapidly increase and form visible blooms or scums. Water affected by blue-green algae may be unsuitable for drinking, recreational activities such as swimming and fishing, and agricultural uses. Some species of blue-green algae produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals when they are eaten, inhaled or contact the skin.

Title: Bond payments and refunds
Summary: A bond is a sum of money that is usually paid to the landlord or their real estate agent at the start of your tenancy. It is held by the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority, which means that it’s your money and doesn’t belong to the landlord or agent. At the end of your tenancy the landlord may try and claim some or all of your bond as compensation for any damage to the property, for cleaning or for unpaid rent.

Title: Book an interpreter
Summary: Information on how to book an interpreter at Peter Mac .

Title: Bottle and formula preparation
Summary: This short video shows you how to prepare baby formula and expressed breastmilk for bottle-feeding to newborns and young babies

Title: Bowel cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of bowel cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Bowel cancer screening. a gift for living brochure.
Summary: Brochure on bowel cancer, screening and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Title: Brain cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of brain cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: Breaking a fixed loan fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet tells you what the Finanical Obudsman Service if you have a problem with breaking a fixed loan.

Title: Breaking a lease
Summary: If you have a fixed-term tenancy agreement (often called a lease), and you want to moveout before the end of the fixed term, you may be able to break your lease in one of the following ways. You need to take care because some methods of breaking a lease may involve costs.

Title: Breast cancer - message of hope and support (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides messages from survivors of breast cancer to help others feel better about their future

Title: Breast cancer - support that may help (audio file)
Summary: This audio contains information about money, breast prosthetics, wigs, hair care and make up, travel for treatment and support,

Title: Breast cancer fact sheet
Summary: A translated overview of breast cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Breast cancer treatment (audio file)
Summary: This audio file provides information on why treat breast cancer, what available breast cancer treatments do, side effects, making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies.

Title: Breast cancer won't wait
Summary: A translated breast cancer awareness flyer which includes a list of changes to look for.

Title: Breast feeding and postnatal care
Summary: A translated booklet with information about breastfeeding and postnatal care. The contents of the booklet include the impact of feeding choice, signs of correct attachment, breastfeeding issues, taking care of you and taking care of your baby.

Title: Bronchiolitis
Summary: Bronchiolitis is a common chest infection in young children, caused by a viral infection of the lungs. The infection causes inflammation and mucus to build up in the airways, making it more difficult to breathe. Bronchiolitis is most common in babies under six months, but sometimes occurs in babies up to 12 months old.

Title: Building resilience: mental health month fact sheet 2010
Summary: Building our resilience can certainly buffer us from developing mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.

Title: Burns and scalds prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on burns & scalds prevention.

Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Calcium consumer guide
Summary: This guide covers calcium and your bones, calcium requirements at different stages of life, the calcium content of some foods, tips for getting more calcium, how calcium is absorbed, supplements and their side effects and osteoporosis.

Title: Can I get legal aid?
Summary: Do you have questions about grants of legal aid? Watch our new animated video to find out more.

Title: Can I or can't I?
Summary: Information on what activities can be undertaken during fire danger period or on Total Fire Ban days eg. having a barbeque.

Title: Cancer - how are you travelling?
Summary: This resource provides information about the emotional and social impact of cancer. It has been written for people diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends.

Title: Cancer counselling program
Summary: A diagnosis of cancer can be a stressful time for patients, their family and friends. It can be difficult to deal with feelings of uncertainty, stress or anger about the changes cancer may bring. Many people get support by talking to close family or friends. However, it can sometimes help to talk to someone outside of your immediate circle who has been trained to listen and help you explore your feelings.

Title: Cannabis drug facts
Summary: This fact sheet provides the facts on cannabis on your body and life, interaction with other drugs, cannabis during pregnancy, tolerance and dependence, withdrawal, quitting, driving, the law (in NSW) and telephone numbers for services in every state in Australia. Also includes links to a number of free resources on cannabis.

Title: Car seat safety
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on car seat safety.

Title: Care by secretary order
Summary: An outline of: what a 'Care by Secretary Order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help.

Title: Care of open wounds, cuts and grazes
Summary: This translated consumer fact sheet is for use by hospital emergency departments explaining what a wound is and how to care for open wounds, cuts and grazes. It provides information on treatment, home care, scars and other important information, which may also be useful for those with diabetes.

Title: Carer gateway
Summary: Carer Gateway is a new national service funded by the Australian Government. Carer Gateway includes a website and phone service for carers to access practical information and support.

Title: Carer journey (bilingual video)
Summary: This is an innovative multi media project that aims to increase awareness of dementia in people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Title: Carer support kit
Summary: This carer support kit is designed to support carers through their palliative care journey. The content has been developed with the encouragement and wisdom of carers themselves.

Title: Carer support program for culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Summary: The TMHC CALD Carer Support program is committed to continue providing support to CALD carers and widen its reach to carers who socially isolated in the community.

Title: Carers Victoria - values and principles brochure
Summary: The document outlines the values and principles Carers Victorias operates under.

Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments, medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.

Title: Cataract surgery - discharge instructions (Bilingual version)
Summary: This bilingual factsheets explains what to do after a cataract surgery e.g. Medications (eye drops), dressings and follow up care as well as specific discharge advice on what you can and can't do after the operation.

Title: Celebrate, connect, grow. Mental health month fact sheet 2012
Summary: Sometimes our biggest priority will be getting some help for things that are causing us problems or for changes in the way we are feeling and thinking.

Title: Centrepay (Audio version)
Summary: Centrepay is an easy way to pay bills and expenses. Centrepay is a voluntary billpaying service which is free for Centrelink customers. This factsheet explains how to do it.

Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about spotting the early signs of cerebral palsy and getting a diagnosis. Also, child health specialists explain that cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the brain. They talk about the different types of cerebral palsy, how it affects children and some of its causes.

Title: Cerebral palsy: after the diagnosis: part 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about what happens after your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. They describe why it’s important to look after yourself, connect with other families and have a good support network. They also talk about different therapies. Health specialists say why early intervention is important, especially for helping children reach goals like feeding or dressing

Title: Changed behaviour - anger and aggression - information for residents, families and carers.
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes for such behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone who seems angry.

Title: Changed behaviour - loss of inhibition - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of such behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone with disinhibited behaviour.

Title: Changed behaviour - noisy - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of noisy behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone with noisy behaviour.

Title: Changed behaviour - wandering - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of people wandering and some tips on how to care for someone who wanders.

Title: Changed behaviours (Changed behaviours and dementia no. 1)
Summary: This sheet looks at some of the common behaviour changes that can occur when a person has dementia. Reasons for the changes are discussed and some general guidelines on how to cope with them are provided.

Title: Changes to newly arrived resident's waiting periods
Summary: If you recently arrived in Australia, you will generally have to wait 104 weeks until you can access most of our income support payments.

Title: Changes to specialist tobacconist certification fact sheets
Summary: From 1 April 2014, a person is not able to apply to have a premises certified as a specialist tobacconist. This means a person is not able to become exempt from the tobacco product display requirements for their permises.

Title: Character references-how they can help you if you are going to court
Summary: This pamphlet explains how character references can help you if you are going to court.

Title: Charged with driving without a valid licence?
Summary: This brochure explains what to do when you are pleading guilty to charges of driving while unlicensed, suspended, cancelled or disqualified.

Title: Charmed and dangerous - a womans guide to reclaiming a healthy relationship
Summary: The booklet, originally published by the Tweed Shire Women’s Services Inc, now published by the Legal Aid NSW Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (WDVCAS), outlines the cycle of abuse in domestic and family violence and how to break free of controlling, abusive or violent relationships.

Title: Check your gambling quiz
Summary: In the last 12 months, have you experienced any of the following as a result of your gambling? Check all that apply.

Title: Chest pain
Summary: If in doubt about the cause of your chest pain, call an ambulance.

Title: Chief Health Officer advisory on egg safety for restaurants cafes and caterers
Summary: Eggs are a highly nutritious food, used in many different recipes and ways. However, like meat, seafood and dairy products, eggs have the potential to be hazardous. To reduce the risk of making your customers ill, particular care must be taken to handle and store eggs and raw egg products safely.

Title: Child care in the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: Do you need child care to be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) classes? When you are in an AMEP class, free child care is available for your children who are under school age. This information sheet explains how it works.

Title: Child disability and early intervention: expert tips
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what early intervention is, how you get it and what it aims to do. They say it’s important to start early, but it’s also never too late to start. They talk about choosing a service provider and funding options. A parent describes her experience with early intervention.

Title: Child disability services and support
Summary: In this short video, you can find out how to get information about child disability services and where to start. Child disability experts take you through funding options, how to find good service providers and different types of respite care. You’ll also hear from other parents about their experiences of respite care and counselling

Title: Child protection and your personal information: information for parents
Summary: Outline on how your personal information is protected, what is collected and how it is shared

Title: Child support service - help for people with child support problems
Summary: This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW's Child Support Service can help both paying and carer parents with child support matters.

Title: Child, family and relationship services
Summary: This translated, subtitled video outlines the family support services available to help parents raise their children. It emphasises the creation of a safe and nurturing environment for children as a priority and provides information on the kinds of support that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.

Title: Childhood pneumococcal disease
Summary: This translated resource provides information on childhood pneumococcal disease and the National Immunisation Program schedule that provides free pneumococcal vaccine to all infants. It outlines what the disease is, the vaccines, who is eligible for the vaccines and also possible side effects.

Title: Children's court for parents
Summary: This factsheet explains what happens in the children's court, as well as young people's rights and responsibiliities.

Title: Children's court for young people
Summary: This information sheet explains what the children's court does.

Title: Children's sleep: 20 frequently asked questions
Summary: Different children have different sleep needs, habits and problems. Here are answers to 20 frequently asked questions about children’s sleep

Title: Children 4 - 12 - growing up in a safe environment
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides some guidelines on keeping your 4-12 year old child safe. If you are being physically or psychologically abused by your partner it can have a serious impact on your child’s development. It provides some children's perspectives on abuse and also how to help your children and what you can do for yourself.

Title: Children at play - please don't smoke here
Summary: By law, smoking is banned within four metres of an entrance to children’s indoor play centres from 13 April 2015.

Title: Chlamydia - from Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on chlamydia, the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in our community. It includes information covering what it is, how it’s transmitted, symptoms, testing and treatment, informing sexual partners and avoiding re-infection.

Title: Choking prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on Choking prevention

Title: Colds and flu
Summary: Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available. It is only useful if given early after onset of symptoms and may shorten duration of the illness and reduce symptoms. Vulnerable people are more likely to develop serious complications including pneumonia. Immunisation can offer protection from flu.

Title: Collection of personal information for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) service providers collect personal information for the Department of Education and Training. The information collected could be disclosed to other agencies or organisations. This information lists the organisations that have access to your data.

Title: Communication (Caring for someone with dementia 1)
Summary: This Help Sheet explains some of the changes in communication that occur as a result of dementia and suggests ways that families and carers can help. It also includes some personal tips on communication written by a person with dementia.

Title: Communication cards
Summary: The Communication Cards depict a wide range of daily activities and situations and can be used to prompt discussion, assist with directions, clarify a client’s needs, etc. The Communication Cards cover themes such as: Food / Drink / Meals Religion / Spirituality Medical / Health Specialists Personal Care Sleep TV / Recreation Feelings / Pain Mobility Aids

Title: Community groups fundraising events food safety obligations
Summary: A video to help community groups and not-for profit groups understand what they need to do to ensure the provision of safe food at their fundraising event.

Title: Community sharps disposal
Summary: This translated brochure explains how to dispose of community sharps in an appropriate container and provides information on sharps disposal facilities in NSW. This useful information for individuals with diabetes and others, explains how sharps including lancets (finger prickers), pen needles, insulin pump infusion set cannula insertion needles and syringes should not be placed in everyday use bins.

Title: Compensation for tenants
Summary: If your landlord failed to carry out any of their duties under your tenancy agreement (lease) or the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, you can apply to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal for compensation.

Title: Complaint form
Summary: A complaint form for complaints about health services provided in NSW. The Commission deals with complaints about health services affecting the clinical management or care of a patient, the professional conduct of a health practitioner, and risks to the health or safety of the public.

Title: Complaints about landlords and real estate agents
Summary: If you think that your landlord or real estate agent has acted illegally or unprofessionally, you should consider making an official complaint.

Title: Complementary therapies and cancer
Summary: This fact sheet will give you ideas about complementary cancer therapies on offer and how to make informed and safe choices.

Title: Concerned about your health care?
Summary: If you are concerned about a health service provided to you, talk to your provider as soon as possible. Often this is the fastest and most effective way of resolving your concerns.

Title: Conjunctivitis
Summary: Conjunctivitis is a common eye infection, especially among children under five. It is an inflammation (swelling and redness) of the conjunctiva, which is the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids. Sometimes conjunctivitis is called ‘pink eye’, because the eye looks pink or red. Treatment is dependent on the type of conjunctivitis affecting your child. Conjunctivitis can be an infectious or allergic condition. Infectious conjunctivitis is highly contagious.

Title: Connecting with families
Summary: Bringing the Early Years Learning Framework to life in your community. As early childhood educators relationships are at the heart of everything we do. Genuine, positive relationships with children, families and each other are essential if we want to achieve positive outcomes. When we think about relationships it is usually relationships with children that spring to mind. But the relationships and partnerships that we build with families are just as important. Working with parents is rewarding, challenging and always full of possibilities.

Title: Constipation
Summary: Constipation is when a child has a hard poo (faeces or bowel movement) or does not go to the toilet regularly. There is a lot of difference in the firmness and frequency of normal bowel movements in children. Constipation is a common problem in children, particularly around the time of toilet training or starting solids. It can also become a problem after a child has had a painful or frightening bowel movement.

Title: Constipation - health literacy information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource providing information about prevention and management of constipation for residents, families and carers. It includes some signs that a person may be constipated and also way to prevent and manage constipation.

Title: Constipation and bowel control
Summary: This fact sheet explains what constipation is and suggests some ideas for improvement and tells you where to get more help.

Title: Consumer information booklet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: This 20 page booklet provides information on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, including information on bowel cancer, screening, completing the home test kit, and information on the Register. It also contains the form that needs to be completed if people want to opt off or suspend from the Program.

Title: Consumer medication - antipsychotic medications
Summary: Antipsychotic medicines are medicines used to treat types of mental illnesses called psychotic illness. Psychotic illnesses are mental illnesses that affect the way people think, feel and behave. People with psychotic illnesses may have problems with identifying what is really happening and what is not really happening. Symptoms of psychotic illnesses occur in different kinds of mental disorders including bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis related to illicit drug use and schizophrenia.

Title: Consumer medication - benzodiazepines
Summary: Benzodiazepines are a type of medicine that has a sedative or calming effect. Benzodiazepines are prescribed to people who are anxious or distressed and can be used in the short-term treatment of some sleep problems. They can be prescribed by doctors to treat people who are experiencing mania. These medicines can be very effective when used for short periods of time under the supervision of your doctor. They do not replace other medications that your doctor has prescribed such as antipsychotics, antidepressants and mood stabilisers.

Title: Consumer medication - clozapine
Summary: Clozapine is a medicine used to treat some kinds of mental illness. Clozapine can be called Clozaril, Clopine or Closyn. Clozapine is prescribed by doctors to people who have a psychotic illness, and is therefore known as an antipsychotic medicine. There are different types of antipsychotic medicines. Clozapine is a newer antipsychotic medicine.

Title: Consumer Medication - bipolar disorder - how medicine can help
Summary: Bipolar disorder is a mental illness. People with bipolar disorder have episodes of sustained and noticeable changes in their mood. They can go through periods of depression and episodes of mania. Mania is a strong mood that lasts for one week or longer. A person experiencing mania may have unusually high levels of energy, might be very irritable and may have rapid thoughts and speech. They may have thoughts that are not true (delusions), or they may see, hear, feel or taste things that are not really there (hallucinations). Bipolar disorder affects approximately 1-2% of the population.

Title: Continence helpline
Summary: The National Continence Helpline is a free telephone advisory service staffed by a team of continence nurse advisors who provide information, education and advice to callers with bladder and or bowel problems which may include incontinence, constipation, failure of bladder to empty or who are caring for someone with such conditions.

Title: Continence products
Summary: This translated resource provides information on continence products that are used to manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. It describes what they are, what types of continence products there are, what to think about when choosing a product and some information on who pays for continence products.

Title: Cooler food safety (video)
Summary: Coolers are a great way to transport your food and drinks, but a poorly packed cooler is also a great way to get sick. So follow these simple steps:
- Choose a cooler with excellent insulation and make sure it’s clean.
- Keep your food in the fridge until just before you’re ready to leave.
- Pack meats, fish and chicken in containers and place at the bottom of the cooler.
- Add cold packs or frozen drinks on top and use a tight fitting lid.


Title: Coping with a cancer diagnosis
Summary: Everyone reacts to the diagnosis of cancer differently. It is often difficult to take in the diagnosis immediately.

Title: CPAP ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a type of respiratory support therapy used to overcome obstruction of the airways. It involves the use of a CPAP mask and machine.The CPAP machine uses air pressure to keep the airways open during sleep.

Title: CPAP/Bi-level care and maintenance of equipment (sleep) factsheet
Summary: This factsheet explains how to care and maintain your child's CPAP/Bi-level mask.

Title: Croup
Summary: Croup is a condition caused by a viral infection. The virus leads to swelling of the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). This swelling makes the airway narrower, so it is harder to breathe. Children with croup develop a harsh, barking cough and may make a noisy, high-pitched sound when they breathe in (stridor). Croup mostly affects children between six months and five years old, but it can affect older children. Some children get croup several times. Croup can get worse quickly. If your child is having problems breathing, seek urgent medical attention.

Title: Crystal meth (ice) support guide for family and friends
Summary: This resource cover the effects of the drug on individuals and communities. They also explain where someone can get help if they have a crystalline methamphetamine (ice) problem or want to support someone struggling with addiction.

Title: Cue cards
Summary: ‘Cue Cards’ is a resource developed by Eastern Health, Diversity and Inclusion, to assist health professionals and clients / carers who primarily have English language difficulties, or problems communicating with each other.

Title: Cyber Parent Guideline
Summary: This guide helps new users to download and navigate the Cyper Parent Web App. It also provides trainers and facilitators with a plan, tools and some tips on running a training session about the interactive learning tool CyberParent.

Title: Cyber Parent Web App
Summary: This web app encourages safe and healthy internet use. It equips parents with the knowledge and confidence to identify early warning signs and seek appropriate support from Australian service providers.

Title: Dealing with difficult times in your life
Summary: This audio file provides people struggling with problems in their life, tips to help themselves, encourages them to seek help and gives recommendations of where to seek help.

Title: Defending a compensation claim
Summary: If your landlord believes they have suffered loss as a result of you breaching your tenancy agreement (lease) or the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, they may apply to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal to make a compensation claim against you.

Title: Definitions of bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence are all interpersonal behaviours that can create or contribute to negative social environments. All school communities should have clear definitions outlined in their school policies and procedures for bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence.

Title: Dehydration - health literacy information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about prevention and management of dehydration for residents, families and carers. It includes some signs a person may be dehydrated and also ways to prevent and manage dehydration.

Title: Delirium - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the prevention and management of delirium for residents, families and carers. It includes some signs that a person may have delirium, what may cause it and ways to manage delirium.

Title: Dementia and bladder and bowel control
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are. This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.

Title: Depression - how medicine can help
Summary: Depression is a medical illness that can have serious effects on physical and mental health. The symptoms of depression include:
- Feeling sad most of the day, nearly every day
- Loss of interest in activities that you used to enjoy
- Lack of energy
- Changes in sleep habits
- Changes in appetite
- Changes in sex drive
If you experience from any of these symptoms for most of the day for at least two weeks, then you may have depression.

Title: Depression - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the signs, causes and management of depression for residents, families and carers.

Title: Depression and diabetes
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains the links between depression and diabetes and outlines information regarding treatment and getting help to assist people with diabetes and depression.

Title: Detection & diagnosis (bilingual video)
Summary: This is an innovative multi media project that aims to increase awareness of dementia in people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Title: Diabetes-related complications
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on diabetes-related complications including the most common diabetes-related complications and tips to maintain good health. It emphasises the importance of long-term care when living with diabetes and also stresses that well managed diabetes reduces the risk of diabetes-related complications.

Title: Diabetes - what is diabetes?
Summary: This fact sheet provides general information and facts about type 1 and 2 diabetes, their common symptoms, causes and treatment. It also covers gestational diabetes. It includes frequently asked questions about diabetes and information about diabetes and travelling, diabetes and driving and diabetes complications and driving.

Title: Diagnosing dementia (About dementia 2)
Summary: This Help Sheet provides information about the early signs of dementia and the techniques used to diagnose dementia and the importance of an early and correct diagnosis.

Title: Disability services
Summary: Accessing disability services in Victoria can be dependent on your location as well as your particular needs. Learn about the kinds of support that are available for managing disability. Understand the rights of people with a disability and their carers and find information about support groups as well as useful information for managing your healthcare.

Title: Do the bowel home screening test. It could save your life - video
Summary: Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers in our community. Do the free test when it's mailed to you.

Title: Do you have a family history of vision loss?
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on vision loss linked to family history. With information on why knowing your family history is important, what to do next and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Dogs and kids - dog bite prevention
Summary: The Dogs and Kids program began in 1997 as one of the first Australian initiatives to specifically address dog-bite injuries to small children by promoting dog bite prevention and socially responsible dog ownership. This poster promotes dog safety at your workplace or home.

Title: Domestic and family violence factsheet
Summary: The Australian Government does not tolerate domestic and family violence under any circumstances. Domestic and family violence includes behaviour or threats that aim to control a male or female partner by causing fear or threatening their safety. This fact sheet provides information on what domestic and family violence can include as well as contact details for culturally sensitive services in Australia.

Title: Don’t fall for it- a guide to preventing falls for older people
Summary: Falls are a common problem for older people and are often the reason people are admitted to hospital or move to a nursing home or hostel. This booklet offers advice on how to avoid falls and checklists to make your home and environment as safe as possible.

Title: Doreens story (English of Chinese versions)
Summary: Learn about Doreen's story as a liver transplant recipient:

Title: Down syndrome: after the diagnosis 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting early intervention for their child after a diagnosis of Down syndrome. Early interventions include physiotherapy, speech therapy and sign language. They discuss respite care and the value of having a good support network of family, friends and other families of children with Down syndrome. Child health specialists talk about early intervention options and family life.

Title: Drink driving charges and you: what to do if you are pleading guilty to a drink driving charge
Summary: This brochure explains what to do if you are pleading guilty to a drink driving charge.

Title: Drugs, driving and you: what to do if you are pleading guilty to a drug-related driving charge in the local court
Summary: What you should know if you have been charged with a drug-related driving offence and how you can prepare for the court case.

Title: E-cigarette reforms: factsheet
Summary: A factsheet to help the community understand and comply with the new laws about e-cigarettes products commending 1 August 2017.

Title: Early detection of breast cancer
Summary: This resource explains how to detect for breast cancer early.

Title: Early detection of prostate cancer
Summary: This factsheet explains how to find out if you have prostate cancer.

Title: Early planning (About dementia 7)
Summary: This Help Sheet discusses ways to plan ahead and organise financial and legal affairs and lists people and organisations that can help.

Title: Eat for health
Summary: We know that by enjoying a healthy diet, being physically active every day and maintaining a healthy body weight, you can lower your risk of developing cancer. We know that these factors account for at least 30 per cent of all cancers.

Title: Eating disorders in Australia
Summary: This Fact Sheet on eating disorders has been developed from evidence-based information through collaboration with National Eating Disorders Collaboration staff and eating disorders experts.

Title: Eating to prevent and treat pressure injuries
Summary: ‘Eating to prevent and treat pressure injuries’ raises the awareness of the relationship between nutrition and pressure injury prevention and management.

Title: Eating well for a pregnancy: tips to get enough folic acid and iodine (video)
Summary: Good nutrition during pregnancy will help to keep a developing baby and its mother healthy. The need for certain nutrients, such as iron, iodine and folic acid, is increased at this time but only a small amount of extra kilojoules is needed. It is important to choose a wide variety of foods to ensure the nutritional needs of both mother and baby are met.

Title: Eczema
Summary: Eczema is a common skin condition that usually begins before your child is one year old. The affected skin is dry, red and itchy. Sometimes these areas of skin can become cracked, weepy and then scab over. Unfortunately there is no cure for eczema. However, there are many ways to keep eczema under control and help your child feel more comfortable. Eczema is not contagious.

Title: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) fact sheet
Summary: ECT is a modern psychiatric treatment that is effective for a range of mental illnesses, including: major depression, mania, certain forms of schizophrenia, a small number of other mental and neurological disorders

Title: Emergency care: information for parents when a child has been placed in emergency care
Summary: This information sheet provides information for parents about their child being placed in emergency care.

Title: Emergency care: information for young people placed in emergency care
Summary: This fact sheet provides information to a young person about being placed in emergency care by a child protection practitioner.

Title: Emergency Department - acute low back pain patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding low back pain

Title: Emergency Department - ankle sprain patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding ankle sprain

Title: Emergency Department - anterior shoulder dislocation patient fact sheets
Summary: Understanding shoulder dislocations

Title: Emergency Department - asthma action plan patient fact sheets
Summary: Action plan for asthma

Title: Emergency, crisis and support services
Summary: Emergencies can be medical or family violence emergencies, natural disasters (such as floods, bushfires or heatwaves), communicable diseases (such as pandemic influenza) or a chemical, biological and radioactive emergency. Learn about different types of emergency and the support services that exist to help you if you are in an emergency situation in Victoria. In an emergency, call triple zero (000).

Title: Employment problems
Summary: This fact sheet lists the main legal issues that can occur at your workplace.

Title: Encouraging good behaviour: 15 tips
Summary: This guide to encouraging good behaviour and positive behaviour in children has tips for getting children to behave well.

Title: End of life and palliative care services
Summary: End of life and palliative care helps improve your quality of life if you have a life-limiting illness and provides support to your family and carers. End of life and palliative care services include help with daily tasks and access to a range of emotional, spiritual and mental health care options to suit your needs. Services also provide information and advice about death and dying, advance care planning, financial planning and many other issues that can arise at the end of life. You can have end of life and palliative care services delivered in your home, at an inpatient palliative care unit, or in a local hospital.

Title: Ending a tenancy
Summary: This fact sheet covers what to do when you are moving out of a rented property. See the 'Breaking a lease' and 'When you want to leave' fact sheets for more information about how and when you can give notice to end your tenancy.

Title: Endometriosis
Summary: This translated fact sheet defines endometriosis and briefly discusses the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Title: Enjoy the beach safely
Summary: These videos give you 10 tips for visting an Australian beach safely.

Title: Eviction
Summary: In order to evict you, the landlord must: 1. Give you a valid Notice to Vacate (see the Notices to Vacate fact sheet for more information); and 2.Apply to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal for a Possession Order; and 3. Purchase a Warrant of Possession from the Tribunal; and 4. Give the Warrant of Possession to the police, which the police will use to evict you

Title: Exercise consumer guide
Summary: Regular physical activity and exercise plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones. This resource provides information on exercise and bone health, the effect of exercise throughout life, the right kind of exercise for bone health and preventing falls.

Title: Expecting a baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: A translated resource for pregnant women who may be experiencing problems with bladder and bowel control. The resource covers information such as how to know when there is a problem, likelihood of getting bladder and bowel problems, having caesarean births and information on pelvic floor muscles.

Title: Extreme heat - what to do to survive the heat
Summary: Extreme heat can lead to illnesses and deaths so it’s important that you know what to do to survive the heat. For health concerns contact your doctor, or call Nurse On Call on 1300 60 60 24, or go to betterhealth.vic.gov.au.

Title: Eye health and vision care: who can help
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on who can help with eye health and vision care. With information on the different health practitioners that can help, the types of services available for people who are blind or vision impaired and details of organisations that provide information and services for eye health, blindness or low vision. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Fact sheet for parents of children at risk of anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction and is potentially life threatening. It usually occurs rapidly after exposure to a food, insect or medicine to which a person may already be allergic. Anaphylaxis must always be treated as a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment with adrenaline.

Title: Falls - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about being at risk of falls and minimising risk of falls for residents, families and carers.

Title: Falls prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on falls prevention

Title: Family and domestic violence - it is time to say enough (audio version)
Summary: This audio resource explains what family violence is and where you can find support.

Title: Family planning....? - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disorders
Summary: Around 1 in 20 people worlwide is thought to have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children. If you are a carrier of an altered globin gene it is important that your partner has a blood test to determine hir or her carrier status.

Title: Family preservation order
Summary: This factsheet explains what happens when a family preservation order has been issued by the magistrate at the Children's Court because the safety and wellbeing of the children are at risk.

Title: Family reunification order
Summary: An outline of: what a 'family reunification order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help.

Title: Family safety pack
Summary: The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack for men and women coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe.

Title: Family violence - technical terms (bilingual tool)
Summary: The 'Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool is in a Language other than English (LOTE) and English side-by-side It is designed to help communication when working with interpreters to talk about family violence. The Family Violence: Technical Terms Bilingual Tool, lists and explains: - Courts and services: their names, hours and web addresses - Technical terms: and what they mean - Police roles: what they do. - Each service, term and definition is listed in a Languages other than English (LOTE) and English side by side, so they can be pointed to or circled when explaining the family violence service system.

Title: Family violence and partner visas factsheet
Summary: This translated resource provides information for partner visa holders who do not have to remain in an abusive relationship to stay in Australia. It outlines information including that a partner, family members or other people in the community cannot threaten your visa status, and that there are certain provisions in Australia's migration laws to allow you to continue with your permanent Partner visa application. It also contacts for support services, and translating and interpreting services.

Title: Family violence: what police do
Summary: The Information Sheet 'Family Violence: What Police do' has been designed to explain Victoria Police's response to family violence. They have been written for: - People who have been affected, or harmed, by family violence - People who have committed family violence - People and or services supporting them.

Title: Fees and costs for a VCAT hearing
Summary: Expenses related to VCAT hearings are divided into “fees” and “costs”. Fees are amounts you pay to VCAT. An example is the application fee for a hearing. Other fees include the fee for a warrant of possession or the fee to issue a summons. Costs are any other amounts you have to pay to go to the hearing and present your case. Examples include travel expenses and costs of preparing evidence.

Title: Fentanyl drug facts
Summary: ​This fact sheet provides the facts on fentanyl – the short and long term effects on your body and life, interaction with other drugs, fentanyl use during pregnancy, tolerance and dependence, withdrawal, overdose, driving, the law (in NSW) and telephone numbers for services in every state in Australia.

Title: Fever in children
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about fever. Fever is a way in which the body fights infection. A fever is not dangerous and does not always indicate a serious illness.

Title: Fever in children by Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Fever (a high temperature) is common in children. Fever is a normal response to many illnesses, the most common being an infection in the body. Fever itself is usually not harmful – in fact, it helps the body's immune system fight off infection.

Title: Financial abuse - elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated factsheet provides information on financial abuse, such as when someone you trust illegally or improperly uses your money, assets or property, is one of the most common forms of abuse of older people. It oulines what edler abuse is, what you can do about it and also outlines some services available to older people in need of support.

Title: Financial information service (FIS) (audio version)
Summary: The Financial Information Service (FIS) is an education and information service available to everyone in the community. FIS helps people to make informed decisions about investment and financial issues for their current and future financial needs.

Title: Find out about bowel cancer
Summary: An easy to follow brochure which lists ways to reduce bowel cancer risk, screening recommendations as well as symptoms of bowel cancer.

Title: Finding bowel cancer early can save your life
Summary: Step-by-step brochure to completing a bowel cancer screening kit.

Title: Finding out more (video)
Summary: People vary in their knowledge and understanding in regard to death and dying. Being informed can help make the right decisions.

Title: Finding the words - starting a conversation when your cancer has progressed
Summary: This resource has been developed to help women with secondary breast or ovarian cancer talk about how palliative care might help them to live as well as possible when cancer has spread.

Title: Fire danger ratings (audio version)
Summary: Information on what activities can be undertaken during fire danger period or on Total Fire Ban days eg. having a barbeque.

Title: Fire safety for older people and people with disability
Summary: A translated brochure that has been designed to assist older people or people with disability to reduce their risk of fire and harm from fires. It encourages consideration of early warning, how to respond to a fire and other advice to help reduce risk.

Title: Fire safety video (Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria)
Summary: This video will show you what to do in the event of a fire in your high-rise apartment. Remember to call Triple 000 and ask for fire if you smell smoke. Smoke alarms will alert you to a fire but they don't alert the fire brigade. If there is a fire, always call Triple 000 and ask for fire.

Title: First aid treatment for anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency, requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication)

Title: First foods for babies
Summary: This guide explains what food is suitable for babies at different stages of their development.

Title: First visit for parents
Summary: This factsheet explains what to expect when child protection staff visit your home.

Title: First visit for young people
Summary: This factsheet explains what to expect when a child protection worker visits your home.

Title: FloodSafe (audio file)
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for floods.

Title: FloodSafe fact sheet
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for floods.

Title: Folic acid and pregnancy (video)
Summary: If you are thinking about having a baby, or could become pregnant, you need to know about folic acid. Folic acid is important to the healthy development of babies in early pregnancy.

Title: Food allergens (video)
Summary: Some food ingredients can cause severe allergic reactions to some people, this is known as anaphylaxis. Food which contains peanuts, tree nuts such as cashews, walnuts or almonds, shellfish, fish, milk, eggs, sesame or soybeans or their products must be labelled however small the amount. Gluten must also be labelled for those with coeliac disease. Sulphite preserves must also be labelled if there is more than 10 milligrams per kilogram. This is because it can trigger asthma attacks in some asthmatics at that level. There is more information about food allergies on the Anaphylaxis Australia website or on Allergy New Zealand’s website.

Title: Food choices for people with diabetes
Summary: This translated document contains information on healthy eating for people with diabetes, focusing on health choices regarding fats, carbohydrates, sugars, alcohol and others. It also includes an example of a typical meal plan to help with weight management.

Title: Food safety rules A3 poster
Summary: A poster describing food safety rules.

Title: Food safety rules A4 poster
Summary: A poster describing food safety rules.

Title: Food safety supervisor fact sheet
Summary: The following section provides a step-by-step guide to whether your business needs a food safety supervisor, and if so, how to ensure they meet your businesses requirements.

Title: Forced and early marriage factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines that forcing anybody to get married is a serious crime in Australia, and that people are free to choose whether to get married. The fact sheet provides facts on the illegality of taking or sending someone to another country for forced marriage or get someone else to organise this. It also contains contact details of support services.

Title: Fragile X syndrome: after the diagnosis 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Fragile X syndrome discuss different therapies for children. Parents and child health specialists talk about why it’s important to get early intervention as soon as possible after diagnosis. Health specialists say that children with Fragile X develop different skills at different rates. A team of therapists working together is the best way to help them

Title: Fragile X syndrome: overview
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Fragile X syndrome talk about this genetic condition. They talk about spotting the early signs, getting a diagnosis and their reaction to the diagnosis. Child health specialists explain how this condition happens. They also go through the physical, developmental, behavioural and emotional features of the syndrome.

Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school.The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week

Title: Fridge food safety (video)
Summary: Fridges are great for keeping food (and beer) cold, but they can also be havens for bacteria if packed incorrectly.
So follow these simple tips to keep your fridge healthy:
- Make sure your fridge is set below 5 degrees Celsius
- Store all food in covered containers
- Always store raw meat, chicken and fish below other foods
- Defrost food in a container on the bottom shelf, not in the sink or on the benchtop
- Throw out packaged food which is past it’s used by date, if in doubt throw it out
- Clean fridge regularly with warm, soapy water

Title: Gastroenteritis (gastro) by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Gastroenteritis (gastro) is a bowel infection that causes diarrhoea (runny, watery poo) and sometimes vomiting. The vomiting may settle quickly, but the diarrhoea can last up to 10 days. Gastro can be caused by many different germs, although the most common cause of gastro is a viral infection. Most children do not need to take any medicine for gastro; however, it is important that they drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Title: Gastroenteritis in children - from Department of Health & Human Services
Summary: A translated consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about Gastroenteritis in children. It includes information covering what it is, symptoms and treatment, breastfeeding and bottle feeding, and also ways to stop the spread of Gastroenteritis. Also provides list of emergency numbers and helplines.

Title: Genital skin care
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides three key general facts for good genital skin care. The fact sheet includes information on the three facts (avoid irritants, protect the skin and keep it dry, and decrease friction or rubbing), some general advice regarding sexual activity, and genital First Aid.

Title: Genital warts- human papillomavirus (HPV)
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on human papillomavirus (HPV), the name of a group of viruses that includes more than 100 different types that cause infection on the skin surface. It covers information such as what HPV is, what genital warts looks like, who and how to get HPV, diagnosis and treatment, and management of treatment side effects.

Title: Gestational diabetes: caring for yourself and your baby
Summary: This translated booklet has been compiled to inform women and specifically pregnant women on the facts surrounding gestational diabetes, including what it is, who is at risk and why it needs to be treated. It is designed to assist in understanding the importance of managing gestational diabetes which may develop while pregnant and continue after giving birth.

Title: Getting some help if you've got a problem or you're feeling sad
Summary: This audio file provides advice on what to do if you have a problem or are feeling sad.

Title: Getting your child to eat breakfast
Summary: Need breakfast ideas for kids? Our guide to getting kids to eat breakfast has healthy breakfast ideas ideas and explains why breakfast is important for kids.

Title: Giving your landlord a breach of duty notice
Summary: If your landlord fails to carry out their duties under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, you can give them a breach of duty notice. This notice tells the landlord that they are required to fix the problem or pay you compensation for any loss you have suffered because of their breach of duty (or both).

Title: Glossary of terms - HIV
Summary: A glossary of terminology used in relation to HIV/AIDS, translated in 9 languages.

Title: Glossary of terms: disability services glossary
Summary: This glossary explains the meaning of the most frequently used terms in the NDIS and the disability sector. It is helpful to people with disability and their carers who speak a language other than English, workers and interpreters in this area.

Title: Gonorrhoea
Summary: This translated brochure provides information on gonorrhoea, a bacterial infection of the genitals, anus or throat. It includes information about what it is, how to catch the infection, how to test for it, treatment, complications of the infection and how to use a condom correctly.

Title: Good bladder habits for everyone
Summary: You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.

Title: Good friends help us bounce back. Mental health month fact sheet 2010
Summary: The theme of Mental Health Month in 2010 is all about the benefits of friendship. Social support in general is important for bouncing back from challenges and research has shown that having friends is associated with life satisfaction and overall wellbeing.

Title: Good sleep habits: 12 tips
Summary: A guide to good sleep habits for children, teenagers and adults. Tips for getting to sleep, staying asleep and getting enough sleep.

Title: Goods left behind
Summary: If you move out of, or are evicted from, your rental property and you leave behind some of your goods (eg clothes, furniture) or personal documents (eg photos, letters), the landlord must deal with them by following the procedures set out in the Residential Tenancies Act 1997

Title: Grassfires: know your fire risk and know what to do (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet lists some risks and how to reduce them as well as what you need to do if a grassfire starts.

Title: Group activities
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Group Activities available through the ADEC. It outlines eligibility for the group activities, how to access the group activities and the benefits of them.

Title: Groups with specific needs (video)
Summary: Death is a reality of life, but the circumstances can vary greatly as different groups have different needs.

Title: Guardianship & administration
Summary: This resource outlines the Office of the Public Advocate’s (OPA) process for appointing a guardian or administrator to make decisions for those with a disability through the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and supplies links to application forms. The translated resources provide brief information on the OPA and their interpreter resources which may provide access to the guardianship and administration information.

Title: Guide to conciliation conferences
Summary: This booklet explains a free service available to help people resolve a complaint without going to court.

Title: Guide to day surgery at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne
Summary: The Day Surgery Unit is located on Level 4 at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM). Patients arrive and leave on the same day and do not stay overnight. Please allow at least half a day for your surgery (link to web page).

Title: Guide to dealing with financial difficulty
Summary: This booklet explains how to get help if you have financial difficulties.

Title: Gynaecological cancers fact sheet
Summary: A translated overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: Haemoglobin E
Summary: Haemoglobin E (HbE) is a common inherited condition caused by the production of an abnormal haemoglobin protein.

Title: Hand hygiene
Summary: Everyone should keep their hands clean as it is crucial for preventing the spread of infection in our hospitals and to our patients. This information is about how you can assist us in reducing the risk of infection in our wards.

Title: Hand in hand: partnering with spiritual leaders in preventing HIV transmissions and eliminating stigma in migrant and refugee communities
Summary: This translated tip sheet resource provides spiritual leaders with insights on how they can contribute to preventing HIV transmission and address HIV stigma in communities and congregations. It encourages the establishment of stronger partnerships between service providers and faith-based institutions in addressing HIV ricks and stigma in high prevalence migrant and refugee communities.

Title: Have diabetes? Live well and save money with the NDSS card (community poster)
Summary: This translated poster is targeted towards people with diabetes who may be eligible for the NDSS card. It provides a very brief summary of the NDSS and the benefits of signing up.

Title: Have you had a heart and stroke check? Your first step to help prevent a heart attack or stroke
Summary: The doctor or nurse can use a risk calculator to find out the overall chance of having a heart attack or stroke

Title: Healthy diet and bowels
Summary: This translated resource is to encourage a healthy diet with a high fibre intake, which can help in protect people against diverticular disease, haemorrhoids, constipation and chronic disease such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. It provides information on what fibre is, what foods contain fibre and how much to be eating.

Title: Healthy eating clip
Summary: The healthy eating clip/video has been translated to communicate healthy eating messages such as different food groups and healthy cooking methods. This resource may be beneficial for those living with diabetes.

Title: Healthy eating factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet highlights that healthy eating is about enjoying a variety of foods from each of the five food groups. The fact sheet may be a great resource for those living with diabetes and require more information on the food groups.

Title: Healthy eating for pregnancy: in pictures
Summary: Healthy eating in pregnancy means lots of fruit, vegetables and foods with calcium, protein and iron. Avoid sugary, fatty foods, and drink plenty of water.

Title: Healthy heart habits
Summary: Heart disease risk factors and what you can do about them.

Title: Healthy start for school
Summary: If your child is turning 4, they may need to have a health check. If they don’t, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate may reduce.

Title: Hearing impairement after the diagnosis 2
Summary: In this short video, a parent of a child with hearing impairment talks about her child’s early intervention, including hearing aids, Auslan and speech therapy. Child health specialists talk about helping parents understand what hearing impairment means for their child. They also go through some early intervention options and say why it’s important to start intervention early.

Title: Hearing impairment overview
Summary: In this short video, child health specialists talk about different types of hearing impairment. They say babies are usually screened at or soon after birth to test their hearing. Children can also be diagnosed when they’re older. Parents of children with hearing impairment and specialists talk about some of the signs that a child has a hearing impairment.

Title: Heart attack - action plan
Summary: Guide to recognising your heart attack

Title: Heart healthy tips
Summary: Nutritional tips for a healthy heart

Title: Heat-related illness including heat stroke
Summary: This factsheet provides information on heat-related illness as well as heat stroke. Heat-related illness can range from mild conditions such as dehydration or cramps to very serious conditions such as heat stroke. Heat can also worsen many existing medical conditions.

Title: Help for you and your family after disaster fact sheet
Summary: Most people experience acute stress during events of natural disaster or large scale acts of violence.

Title: Helpful words when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: The document explains helpful words and terminology when accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Title: Helping those around you
Summary: This file helps friends and relatives identify if someone they know needs assistance for a mental health issue and what services they can contact for assistance.

Title: Helping your family financially? Understand the risks
Summary: It can be a worry for older people when they see their adult children struggling financially. Before you decide to help you should be aware of the risks involved - expecially if your home is all you have.

Title: Hepatitis B and liver cancer
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about the hepatitis B virus and its link with liver cancer.

Title: Hepatitis B: inflammation of the liver
Summary: Hepatitis means 'inflammation of the liver'. Hepatitis B (also referred to as hep B) is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and is a viral infection that can lead to serious illness or death.

Title: Herpes
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on genital herpes, caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV), either HSV-1 or HSV-2, gaining entry to the body through the delicate membranes of the genital tract, mouth, and anus, or through tiny abrasions in the skin (initial infection). It includes information such as what causes it, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, protection against genital herpes, reduction of risk, and pregnancy.

Title: HIV testing and results
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. The fact sheet includes information on what HIV and AIDS is, how someone becomes infected and then provides answers to questions covering testing and results of the HIV Antibody test.

Title: Home at last: older persons' housing and support services
Summary: HOME at Last is a service provided by Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) Inc. HAAG is a community group with a membership base of older people. Many older people are living in insecure housing, worried about where they will live in the future.Secure, affordable housing options are available but you many need assistance to find them.

Title: Home choice automated peritoneal dialysis
Summary: This is information for clients and carers who have chosen to use a dialysis machine at home. The instructions provide information about using the machine and minimising the risk of infection.

Title: Home fire safety
Summary: Most fatal fires occur in the home, but the real tragedy is that many of these could be avoided. This brochures provides a checklist on preventative measures you can undertake to minimise the chance of a fire in your house.

Title: Home fire safety (audio version)
Summary: Most fatal fires occur in the home, but the real tragedy is that many of these could be avoided. This brochures provides a checklist on preventative measures you can undertake to minimise the chance of a fire in your house.

Title: Home safety
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on Home safety and injury prevention.

Title: Home test kit instructions - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: 4 easy steps that could help save your life

Title: Homelessness advocacy service information sheet
Summary: Do you need homelessness or social housing service support? If you have a problem with a homelessness assistance or social housing service - such as the transitional housing management (THM) program, a support service or a rooming house - Council to Homeless Persons’ (CHP) Homelessness Advocacy Service (HAS) can help.

Title: Homemade toys and free activities for kids
Summary: With a little imagination you can turn ordinary things into homemade toys and free activities for kids. Here are some great ideas for kids of all ages.

Title: Hospitals, surgery and procedures
Summary: If you need surgery or other medical procedures, you are likely to attend a clinic or hospital in Victoria. This information will take you through the preparation for a stay in hospital, provide advice about managing your stay through to recovery and discharge. Practical information about paperwork, costs and payments is also available here.

Title: How headspace can help - what to expect
Summary: Headspace centres across Australia provide face-to-face information, support and services to young people, aged 12 to 25 years, and their families and friends.

Title: How men can prevent sexual violence
Summary: Here are some steps you can take to prevent sexual violence and ensure you have respectful sexual relationships

Title: How to administer eye drops (bilingual version)
Summary: Detailed Instructions with pictures on how to put drops in your eyes.

Title: How to care (video)
Summary: If you never looked after someone who is seriously ill before it can be overwhelming. People find they need information and resources to help them manage daily life as a carer. This could be about how to manage medications or access transport. It could be about how to sort out your finances or find some support for themselves,

Title: How to do the test - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (video)
Summary: The video explains how to use the home test kit for bowel cancer screening. Eligible Australians aged between 50 and 74 will receive a free National Bowel Cancer Screening Program kit in the mail. Bowel cancer screening can save your life, so do your kit when you receive it in the mail. When it’s detected early, nine out of ten cases can be treated successfully.

Title: How to dress a newborn
Summary: This short video shows you how to dress a newborn. It includes tips on what order to put clothes on, and distraction techniques to help older babies who fidget on the change table.

Title: How to give EpiPen
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving EpiPen adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors.

Title: How to hold a baby
Summary: This short video shows you various holding positions for newborn babies, including facing towards and away from parents or carers. Different holding styles have different advantages. You can experiment to work out which one your baby likes best.

Title: How to hold and handle your newborn: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows you how to hold a baby or newborn. It includes tips for picking up, handling and cradling your baby.

Title: How to look after you
Summary: A practical and easy to understand brochure aimed at helping women from all cultures think about their physical and mental health in the context of family relationships and experiences settling into Australia. These brochures were developed in partnership with InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, and are also available to order in bulk.

Title: How to make your vote count
Summary: On election day you will receive two ballot papers: a green one for the House of Representatives and a white one for the Senate. This leaflet explains how to fill them in correctly.

Title: How to stop choking: first aid in pictures
Summary: This essential illustrated guide shows what to do if a baby or child is choking, with information on clearing an airway blockage.

Title: How to use an outdoor gym
Summary: This information sheet explains how to use outdoor gym equipment

Title: How to wrap a baby
Summary: This short video demonstrates different ways to wrap or swaddle a newborn baby. Wrapping is soothing for some babies and can reduce the risk of SUDI (including SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents) by keeping babies on their backs during sleep

Title: HPV vaccine - preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) cancers and diseases by vaccination brochure
Summary: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common, contagious virus that can cause cancers and diseases in both men and women. This brochure provides information about HPV, how to get vaccinated against HPV and the safety and effectiveness of the HPV vaccine.

Title: Hygiene and daily care for babies: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures demonstrate daily hygiene and care for newborns and babies. It includes cord care, and tooth care.

Title: Hypoglycaemia and diabetes
Summary: This translated information sheet provides information on hypoglycaemia and diabetes, focusing on what the main causes and symptoms are, how it’s treated and also what to do if someone has hypoglycaemia.

Title: Immunisation (audio version)
Summary: To get a family payment for a child under 20 years of age, you need to make sure their immunisations are up to date.

Title: IMHA postcard
Summary: The IMHA postcards provide basic information on our service, your rights if you are under compulsory treatment, and how to get in contact.

Title: In an emergency, call triple zero (000)
Summary: Call triple zero to contact the police, fire or ambulance in an emergency. You can call 000 for free from any telephone in Australia.

Title: In my language: my breast cancer story
Summary: In my language: my breast cancer story shares the breast cancer experiences of women in their own languages, with subtitles in English. The women are from Italian, Greek, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Arabic and Vietnamese speaking backgrounds. Read a bit more about their experience and watch the videos, in your language, by selecting from the menu below.

Title: Incontinence a problem in anyone's language
Summary: Incontinence is the unwanted and involuntary leakage of urine or faeces. It affects people from all cultures and it is not normal. The good news is incontinence can be treated, and in many cases cured. This flyer advertises that information is available in various languages.

Title: Indoor safety: in pictures
Summary: This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.

Title: Infant of a diabetic mother
Summary: This translated fact sheet contains information for pregnant women who have diabetes. It addresses questions covering how a mother’s diabetes can affect the baby before birth, whether there is a risk of complications during at birth, and how it will potentially affect the baby after birth.

Title: Influenza campaign poster 2019
Summary: Information for consumers to protect against the influenza. Download and print any of the A3 campaign posters and display them in receptions, waiting rooms or anywhere they can be seen.

Title: Information for women about family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer
Summary: A translated brochure about how understanding your family history of breast or ovarian cancer can provide an indication of your chance of developing either disease. It includes information on why breast or ovarian cancer occurs, a woman's chance of developing it, what's meant by family history and early detection.

Title: Information on the most common eye conditions
Summary: Information on the Eye and Ear hospital as well as on the most common eye conditions: Cataracts, Age-related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy.

Title: Information sheet on age related macular degeneration (AMD)
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on age-related macular degeneration (AMD). With information on what AMD is, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio.

Title: Information sheet on cataracts
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on cataracts. With information on what is a cataract, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek information and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Information sheet on glaucoma
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on glaucoma. With information on what is glaucoma, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Information sheet on refractive error
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on refractive error. With information on what is refractive error, symptoms, who is at risk, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Informed consent - what are my rights?
Summary: This video explains what informed consent means for you.

Title: Informed consent in health care
Summary: This fact sheet explains what informed consent is, what questions you might want to ask and why you need to sign a consent form.

Title: Informed financial consent: bulk billing patient consent form
Summary: Consent form to be signed by patient for bulk billing

Title: Informed financial consent: non-bulk billing patient consent form
Summary: Financial consent form for non-bulk billing

Title: Ingredient list, percentage labelling and food additives (video)
Summary: Food products contain ingredient lists than can usually be found on the back of food products. Ingredients must be listed in descending order by ingoing weight at the time of manufacture – so essentially the greatest ingredient is first and the least last. The ingredient list will also probably show a percentage of the main or ‘characterising’ ingredient, such as the meat in a meat pie or strawberries in strawberry yoghurt.

Title: Initial immunisation evidence request text
Summary: Initial immunisation evidence request text may assist childcare/kindergartens to assist parents in complying with the 'No Jab, No Play' legislation, that requires all children to be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption to be enrolled in childcare or kindergarten in Victoria.

Title: Insulin and diabetes
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the role of insulin in the management of diabetes. It covers questions regarding what it is, why it has to be injected, they types of insulin and some tips about insulin.

Title: Intellectual disability
Summary: This translated fact sheet about intellectual disability provides information on what is intellectual disability, how a child is diagnosed, what can be done to help and what causes intellectual disability.

Title: Interactive or online gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the indications that someone has a problem with interactive or online gambling. It also provides tips on how to gamble responsibly online

Title: Interim accommodation order: information for young people
Summary: An outline of: what an 'Interim Accomodation order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help

Title: Interim accomodation order: information for parents
Summary: An outline of: what an 'Interim Accomodation order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; parent's rights and responsibilities and where to get legal help

Title: Interpreter fact sheets
Summary: If you have any difficulties communicating in English with our staff, you are entitled to the services of a professional interpreter.

Title: Intrathecal drug delivery trial
Summary: Information about the Intrathecal Drug Delivery Trial which trials a different route for pain relief to treat pain on spacticity.

Title: Introduction to CareSearch (video)
Summary: This is an overview of the CareSearch website for the general community.

Title: Introduction to the refugee minor program (RMP)
Summary: The RMP provides support to children and young people who are refugees, under 18 years of age and are in Victoria without their parents. They are known as ‘Unaccompanied Humanitarian (or Refugee) Minors’ (UHM’s). The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) refer UHM clients who reside in Victoria with a custodian or a carer to the RMP

Title: Iodine and pregnancy (video)
Summary: If you are thinking about having a baby, or could become pregnant, you need to know about iodine supplements. In Australia and New Zealand there has recently been a re-emergence of iodine deficiency. Iodine is an essential mineral that we get from the food we eat. While dairy foods and seafood are good sources of iodine, the amount of iodine in our diet depends on how much iodine is in the soil. A diet low in iodine may lead to a number of health problems. Iodine is particularly important for pregnant and breastfeeding women, the developing baby in the womb, babies and young children are at the greatest risk.

Title: It's not a disgrace...it's dementia: films have English subtitles
Summary: It's not a disgrace...it's dementia, is a short film to raise awareness and dispel myths about dementia within culturally and linguistically diverse communities. The film features carers of people living with dementia giving personal accounts, in their own language, of their experience, along with health professionals who talk about the condition and stress the importance of seeking help early.

Title: Jaundice in newborn babies
Summary: Jaundice in newborn babies is a yellow colouration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Visible jaundice occurs in one third to a half of normal newborn babies. It usually does not cause problems and generally fades by the end of the first week after birth. If the jaundice appears within 24 hours of birth, or is yet present after 2 weeks, contact your doctor or local hospital.

Title: Keeping the kitchen clean (video)
Summary: In the kitchen, food poisoning bacteria are brought in on raw foods like chicken, meat and vegetables. Bacteria can also be transferred on work surfaces, cutting boards, knives and other kitchen equipment. So follow these simple tips to avoid cross contamination:
- Thoroughly clean food preparation surfaces
- Clean kitchen equipment properly during and after preparing foods, using warm soapy water
- Store raw meat, chicken and fish in the fridge below other foods
- Make sure all foods are covered when stored in the fridge
- Wash hands thoroughly before handling food and after handling raw foods


Title: Keeping your details up to date (Audio version)
Summary: Centrelink reviews your details to make sure people get the right payment amount and also checks people are eligible for a payment.

Title: Kids can drown without a sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titles "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) to raise awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.

Title: Kids in care - community services want to talk about my kids- what will happen? 1
Summary: This brochure explains what will happen when Community Services want to talk about your children.

Title: Kids in care - going to the childrens court 2
Summary: This brochure explains what will happen when Community Services remove your children from your care.

Title: Kids in care - the childrens court made a decision I am unhappy about - what can I do? 4
Summary: This brochure explains how to make an appeal against a decision from the Children's Court.

Title: Kids in care - things have changed and I want my kids back - what can I do? 3
Summary: If you think things have changed since the Children’s Court made orders, you can make an application to the Children’s Court for the orders to be changed (‘variation’) or cancelled (‘rescission’). These are called ‘section 90’ applications.

Title: Kids in care - what happens when my kids are in care? 5
Summary: The brochure explains what happens when the Court places your kids under the care of Community Services.

Title: Kids talk: 75 ways to encourage children
Summary: This is a poster with 75 suggestions to encourage children (positive reinforcement).

Title: Kindness: little acts, big impacts!
Summary: Just like your physical health and fitness, your mental health is worth taking care of and improving. This is true for everyone, regardless of whether they have or have not experienced mental illness.

Title: Ladder safety matters - Mick's story
Summary: Ladders are associated with more deaths and injuries than any other household product and older men are over-represented in the statistics. Case studies featuring three Victorian men who fell from a ladder while doing home maintenance were developed. Almost every ladder injury was preventable, and that is why older men are being encouraged to make safety matter when using a ladder. This is Mick's story

Title: Ladder safety matters - Nick's story
Summary: Ladders are associated with more deaths and injuries than any other household product and older men are over-represented in the statistics. Case studies featuring three Victorian men who fell from a ladder while doing home maintenance were developed. Almost every ladder injury was preventable, and that is why older men are being encouraged to make safety matter when using a ladder. This is Nick's story

Title: Ladder safety matters - Paul's story
Summary: Ladders are associated with more deaths and injuries than any other household product and older men are over-represented in the statistics. Case studies featuring three Victorian men who fell from a ladder while doing home maintenance were developed. Almost every ladder injury was preventable, and that is why older men are being encouraged to make safety matter when using a ladder. This is Paul's story

Title: Last days of life- family and carer information
Summary: The communication tools provide patients/family/carers with information about the dying process.

Title: Last days of life- understanding your grief
Summary: The communication tools provide patients/family/carers with information about the dying process.

Title: Last days of life-a wish to go home
Summary: The communication tools provide patients/family/carers with information about the dying process.

Title: Learn English through the Adult Migrant English Program
Summary: To help you learn English, you may be able to attend the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). This information sheet explains what the requirements are and how you can enrol to English classes.

Title: Learning through play in early childhood settings
Summary: This resource outlines the importance of play for children's learning and development, and the role of play within children's education in Australia.

Title: Linking physical and mental health care...it makes sense for families, carers and friends
Summary: Famillies and carers of mental health consumers are essential members of the care team and can provide vital support to consuers to help them improve their physical health.

Title: Linking physical and mental health care...it makes sense for people who use mental health services
Summary: Physical health and mental health are linked, so it makes sense to link physical and mental health care.

Title: Little Hep B hero book
Summary: A new children's book and resource for families to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, increase health literacy, and break the silence.

Title: Live well with diabetes with the NDSS card - 4 page brochure
Summary: This translated poster is targeted towards people with diabetes who may be eligible for the NDSS card. It provides a very brief summary of the NDSS and the benefits of signing up.

Title: Live well with type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated brochure for people with diabetes gives advice on managing type 2 diabetes by providing brief information on blood glucose levels, weight, food, and the importance of checking kidneys, eyes and feet.

Title: Liver cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of liver cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Living well after cancer
Summary: Each year, many people with cancer are successfully treated. It’s common for people who have cancer to live a long time after treatment. Some people are cured. This fact sheet is for people who have finished cancer treatment, such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy. These people may be called ‘cancer survivors’.

Title: Living well with chronic heart failure
Summary: This fact sheet explains what chronic heart failure is and lists the symptoms of chronic heart failure. It also shows how to manage chronic heart failure and includes an action plan

Title: Living well with chronic hepatitis B
Summary: The booklet provides culturally appropriate consumer information about chronic hepatitis B (CHB) for people diagnosed with this chronic condition, which predisposes them to developing liver cancer. It offers plain language information, complemented by pictograms to explain what chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is, what is cirrhosis, their link to liver cancer, what to expect at a medical check-up, who needs medications to treat their disease, tips for staying healthy and what people with CHB can do to protect their close contacts. It includes an appointment card to help patients keep track of their medical appointments.

Title: Living well with metastatic breast cancer - Section 3
Summary: This bilingual section gives you information about practical supports to help you at home and planning ahead, as well as tips to help you live well.

Title: Living well with metastatic breast cancer - Section 3 (audio file)
Summary: This bilingual section gives you information about practical supports to help you at home and planning ahead, as well as tips to help you live well.

Title: Living with a terminal illness (video)
Summary: When you have a serious illness there are things to consider. You may want to think about your quality of life. What is important now? Whether you continue to work, how things are likely to change and how you can prepare for them is important.

Title: Long term care order - information for young people
Summary: An outline of: what a 'long term care order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help.

Title: Looking after your legs
Summary: Practical guide for preventing problems with legs including varicose veins, swelling leg ulcers and blood clots.

Title: Love your heart: a guide to support recovery and good heart health (full version)
Summary: Understanding your heart condition and treatment can help your recovery and make you feel less anxious.

Title: Love your heart: quick guide to support heart recovery (short version)
Summary: Understanding your heart condition and treatment can help your recovery and make you feel less anxious.

Title: Lumbar sympathetic nerve block
Summary: What to expect if you have a lumbar sympathetic nerve block to relieve pain.

Title: Lung cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of lung cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Make a complaint in other languages: make a complaint to DSC about the provision of services by a Victorian disability service.
Summary: This translated resource enables individuals to make a complaint to the Office of the Disability Services Commissioner if they are not happy with their disability service provider in Victoria, Australia. It outlines the ability for family or friends to talk on their behalf and that the service is free and independant of government and other services.

Title: Making a complaint
Summary: The Making a Complaint fact sheet provides an introduction for people considering making a complaint, or responding to a complaint, before the Australian Human Rights Commission, (previously known as the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission).

Title: Making a complaint - Health Complaints Commissioner
Summary: You have the right to access safe, quality healthcare and to be treated with respect. Raising your concerns when this doesn’t happen protects your rights and can improve the health system for all Victorians. How can I launch a complaint with the Health Complaints Commissioner?

Title: Making a complaint - Victoria Police
Summary: This information sheet explaints how to make a complaint about police

Title: Making a complaint (DHHS Victoria)
Summary: This brochure tells you how to make a complaint is you feel a service is unsatifactory, you did not receive enough information or choice or your were not treated well.

Title: Making a complaint (mental health)
Summary: These translated resources provide information on the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, an independant, specialist complaints organisation created by the Mental Health Act 2014. The information sheet outlines who the organisation is, how to make complaints, what happens when a complaint is made and the lawful right to speak up or complain about a public mental health service.

Title: Managing hypoglycaemia
Summary: This translated fact sheet contains information for people with diabetes and hypoglycaemia. The fact sheet outlines what the main causes are, the symptoms, treatment and what happens if not treated as well as other things to consider.

Title: Manual wheelchair
Summary: The manual wheelchair resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a manual wheelchair safely.

Title: Many ways to get help
Summary: If you are experiencing problems with gambling, or someone close to you has a problem, help is available. Gambling affects people from all walks of life. This resource will help people with gambling problems to get support as well as those close to them who are affected by their gambling.

Title: Measles - community fact sheet
Summary: Measles is a very infectious viral illness. People can get unwell with measles seven (7) to 18 days after contact with a person sick with measles.

Title: Measles is about
Summary: Health facility posters provide information about measles signs and sumptoms and promote the general public and health care workers to ensure measles cases are quickly identified from other vulnerable persons.

Title: Measles, mumps and rubella immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for children at 12 months and 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisations checklist.

Title: Measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox vaccines for children at 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisations checklist.

Title: Medical/Radiation oncologist question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see a medical or radiation oncologist to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your oncologist each time you have an appointment.

Title: Medically supervised injecting room
Summary: The Victorian Government is trialling a medically supervised injecting room (MSIR) at North Richmond Community Health. The MSIR will act as a gateway for clients to link with other health and support services, ensuring they have access to the full range of education and treatment they to need to reduce harm from their drug use and ultimately kick their drug dependency. It will also work to reduce overdose deaths and overdose harm, improve neighbourhood amenity for local residents and businesses, and reduce the number of discarded needles and syringes in the neighbouring areas.

Title: Medication reminder cards
Summary: Visual Cards that can be used to instruct the patient on the intake of medications

Title: Medications for type 2 diabetes
Summary: A translated fact sheet that describes the six classes of medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. It also covers the possibility of combining medications, other medications and the potential of having to go on to insulin.

Title: Medicines - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about medicine management for residents, families and carers. It outlines some side effects from medicines and ways to prevent problems caused by taking many medicines.

Title: Medicines consumer guide
Summary: A guide to medicines generally prescribed for osteoporosis, including: Bisphosphonates, Denosumab, Strontium ranelate, Selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMS), Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and Teriparatide.

Title: Melanoma fact sheet
Summary: An overview of melanoma including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: Men and cancer prevention
Summary: This factsheet talks about the about a cancer prevention plan for men.

Title: Meningococcal ACWY secondary school vaccine program
Summary: This document provides information about the four-in-one combined vaccine for protection against meningococcal A, C, W, Y strains that is free to secondary school students in Victoria. It must be signed by the parents/carers of eligible young people under 18 years old so they can receive the vaccine at secondary school.

Title: Menopause
Summary: This translated fact sheet defines what menopause is, explains the basic physiology and symptoms of menopause, gives helpful lifestyle tips and covers when to see a doctor.

Title: Menstrual cycle and period problems
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on menstruation (periods) - contact numbers only valid in NSW.

Title: Mental health services
Summary: This subtitled video provides information on the range of mental health support services available in Victoria 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It outlines how these services can provide treatment, information, tools and advice on how to deal with a range of mental health issues.

Title: Mercury in fish (video)
Summary: The Australian Dietary Guidelines say that everyone should eat one or two fish meals per week for good health. The good news is that it is safe for everyone to eat 2-3 serves per week of most types of fish. shark, marlin and swordfish should only be eaten once a week by the general population because they have levels of naturally occurring mercury.

Title: Metastatic breast cancer - finding your way- section 1
Summary: This bilingual section is about what it means to have metastatic breast cancer and the health professionals that can support you.

Title: Metastatic breast cancer - finding your way- section 1 (audio file)
Summary: This bilingual section is about what it means to have metastatic breast cancer and the health professionals that can support you.

Title: Methadone treatment in Victoria - user information booklet
Summary: The Methadone treatment in Victoria user information booklet should be provided to all clients who take methadone to address their opioid dependence. The booklet provides information on the drug methadone, the Victorian opioid pharmacotherapy system and also provides information about methadone overdose and the use of naloxone injection.

Title: Methamphetamine (Speed and Ice) drug facts
Summary: This easy to read fact sheet provides the facts on methamphetamine including ‘speed’ and ‘ice’ – the short and long term effects on your body and life, interaction with other drugs, methamphetamine use during pregnancy, tolerance and dependence, withdrawal, overdose, driving, the law (in NSW) and telephone numbers for services in every state in Australia.

Title: Migraine
Summary: Migraine causes a severe and throbbing headache, usually on one side of the head, as well as symptoms such as nausea.

Title: Milk and young children
Summary: A guide to help parents encourage healthy eating in children over 12 months who want more milk than they need.

Title: Minimising the risk of SIDS
Summary: This short video shows how to reduce the risk of SUDI (including SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents). It also includes tips on safe sleeping, sleeping baby on back, sleeping baby at the end of the cot, avoiding a flat head, and sleeping arrangements. It highlights the importance of providing a smoke-free sleeping environment for your baby.

Title: Minor head injury
Summary: Head injuries can be serious and require urgent medical attention. A hard blow to the head from a fall, knock or assault can injure the brain, even when there are no visible signs of trauma to the scalp or face. Symptoms of serious head injury include wounds, altered consciousness, clear liquid leaking from the eyes or nose, black eyes or bruises behind the ears, vision changes, nausea and vomiting.

Title: Mistaken internet payments fact sheet
Summary: This factsheet describes what to do if you make a mistake when transferring money electronically or if someone accesses your account without your consent.

Title: Molluscum contagiosum
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on Molluscum Contagiosum, a harmless skin infection caused by a pox virus. The fact sheet outlines, what it is, how it’s transmitted, what it looks like, how long lumps take to develop and how it is diagnosed and treated.

Title: Move your body
Summary: The factsheet provides tips for home and for work on physical activities for cancer prevention.

Title: Moving in with the family? Make sure you protect your interests
Summary: This information lists the legal and financial issues that could arise and should be considered before you move in with your family

Title: Mulitlingual phone service
Summary: You can call the Multilingual Phone Service on 131 202 to speak to someone in your language about Centrelink payments and services.

Title: Multicultural respite
Summary: This translated ADEC brochure describes the Multicultural Respite services including home respite and out of home respite. It describes eligibility for Older Carer's Repite and Multicultural Respite, how to access respite care and the benefits.

Title: Multicultural service announcements
Summary: These radio announcements promotes advocacy and support networks for people from gay , lesbian, bisexual, transexual, intersex and queer

Title: Multicultural services video
Summary: You can contact the Multicultural Services to speak to someone in your language about Centrelink payments and services.

Title: Multilingual cancer glossary
Summary: The bilingual glossary has been designed as a resource for professional translators, interpreters and bilingual health professionals working in the cancer field. The glossary is a unique central tool that enables language professionals with access to accurate, consistent and culturally and linguistically appropriate terminology. Note - the English document is bilingual.

Title: My Aged Care
Summary: This website provides information explaining what My Aged Care is.

Title: My Asthma guide
Summary: My Asthma Guide translates the national guidelines into actions and strategies for people with asthma and their families. It will help you gain a better understanding of asthma and how it affects you or your family

Title: My health records - my rights
Summary: What are my rights? Under Victorian law, you have the right to know what health information is held about you, how and why it was collected and what it’s being used for. You can ask to see your health information and change it if it’s incorrect. You can also ask to have your health information sent to another health service provider. If these requests are refused, you deserve a written explanation.

Title: My NDIS pathway (video and fact sheet)
Summary: It is important to understand how the NDIS works and whether you are eligible to participate. If you are, you will develop a plan with the NDIS to help you access the supports you need. Your plan will be reviewed over time so you will get the right support for as long as you need it. This video and fact sheet will help you understand the path you will travel as the NDIS works with you. It will provide an overview of what to expect at each stage.

Title: My pocket health card
Summary: This resource is intended to be a foldable wallet sized checklist of questions to consider asking health professionals to participate in your health care.

Title: Mycoplasma genitalium Mg
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on Mycoplasma genitalium Mg, a bacterium that infects the urethra, cervix and anus. It includes information on what it is, how it’s transmitted, signs and symptoms for men and women, testing and treatment of sexual partners and how to avoid getting it again.

Title: Myths and facts about autism
Summary: This table shares some of the common misconceptions about autism within culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and gives a factual response to each myth in order to support a greater understanding of autism.

Title: Nappy changing
Summary: This short video demonstrates how to change disposable and cloth nappies. The video also has hygiene and general health tips about changing nappies and cleaning baby bottoms.

Title: National ageing and aged care strategy for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds
Summary: The Australian Government is committed to ensuring equitable access to high quality, culturally appropriate aged care for people from CALD backgrounds. A range of initiatives have been put in place that recognise that: - A large proportion of older people in Australia were born overseas and the proportion of older people from CALD backgrounds is increasing at a faster rate than other older people - Changing immigration patterns in Australia will lead to changing consumer cohorts, which will impact on service delivery and require forward planning.

Title: National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: This translated ADEC flyer introduces the NDIS and provides ways for individuals to contact the ADEC to help assist and provide information on the NDIS.

Title: National standards for disability services (audio versions)
Summary: A translated audio recording that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: National standards for disability services (pdf versions)
Summary: A translated booklet that describes the six National Standards that apply to disability service providers. It focuses on the rights and outcomes for people with a disability and describes how the standards will help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services.

Title: Navigating care (bilingual video)
Summary: This is an innovative multi media project that aims to increase awareness of dementia in people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Title: NDIS plan management and support coordination (video with English subtitles)
Summary: The first half of the video will help you understand three different ways to manage your 'NDIS' plan. The second half of this video will explain what support coordination is.

Title: NDIS preplanning and planning sessions (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will help you understand what a NDIS plan is and how you can prepare for your first meeting with the NDIA.

Title: NDIS reviews and appeals (video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video will explain what you can do if you think a decision made by the NDIA is wrong, or if your NDIS plan no longer meets your needs.

Title: New child care package brochure
Summary: A brochure with information on New Child Care Package, including what’s changing and how to transition.

Title: New parent checklist
Summary: A checklist of things you need to do if your baby is born with Down Syndrome, from enjoying your baby to contacting Centrelink.

Title: New to Australia - looking for work (video)
Summary: This video explains how you can apply for financial goverment support while you are looking for work

Title: New to Australia - Medicare card and Health Care card
Summary: This video talks about the Medicare Card and the Health Care Card and the types of concessions you can get. It is important to tell the department when your circumstances change.

Title: New to Australia - payments (video)
Summary: In Australia, the government helps people with a wide range of payments. This video outlines if you are eligible and how you can apply for these payments.

Title: Newborn sleep routine
Summary: How to teach newborn babies to sleep using a flexible routine of feeding, sleeping and playing

Title: Nina's story (English of Chinese versions)
Summary: Learn about Nina’s story and her work in organ and tissue donation for transplantation

Title: Nitrous Oxide drug facts
Summary: This fact sheet provides the facts on nitrous oxide – the short and long term effects on your body and life, interaction with other drugs, inhalants use during pregnancy, tolerance and dependence, withdrawal, driving, the law (in NSW) and telephone numbers for services in every state in Australia.

Title: No one knows your body like you do
Summary: Flyer providing information about the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

Title: No thin drinks/soup allowed due to swallowing difficulty
Summary: A sign for hospital use alerting staff caring for patients with swallowing difficulties to give no thin liquids (water, milk, soft drinks, tea, coffee, juices, soups, etc), and allow thick drinks only.

Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what Nocturia is and its causes which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.

Title: Notice to vacate
Summary: If the landlord wants you to move out of the property, they must give you a valid notice to vacate. There are various reasons why your landlord can give you a notice to vacate, and the length of the notice period depends on why the landlord is giving you notice and whether or not you have a fixed-term tenancy agreement.

Title: On the road to recovery
Summary: On the road to recovery is a resource that has been developed with and for people who have completed cancer treatment and their carers, families and friends who speak a language other than English. Consultation was undertaken with the different language groups and the themes identified formed the basis of the final resources developed. In addition the Arabic, Italian and Vietnamese resources have been published as a bilingual resource with English. Most of the information in this booklet has been adapted with permission from Cancer Council’s English language booklets including ‘Living well after cancer’ as well as the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre DVD ‘Just take it day to day: a guide to surviving life after cancer’ and various Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre written resources. On the Road to Recovery is the result of a partnership between the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Cancer Councils. This project is a Cancer Australia Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative, funded by the Australian Government.

Title: On the road to recovery (audio)
Summary: On the road to recovery is a resource that has been developed with and for people who have completed cancer treatment and their carers, families and friends who speak a language other than English. Consultation was undertaken with the different language groups and the themes identified formed the basis of the final resources developed.

Title: One in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves
Summary: Women who have even just on baby are nearly three times more likely to leak urine and wet themselves, than women who have not had a baby. The more babies you have, the more chance there is that you will leak urine and wet yourself.

Title: Organising a funeral for your baby
Summary: This help-sheet is for parents who have had a baby die recently and need to arrange a funeral. It provides information about processes and choices such as taking the baby's body home from hospital, engaging a funeral service, working with a religious/church representative and ensuring customs are respected. It is for parents whose first language is not English and may not be aware of options available for them in regards to funerals acutely after the death of their baby.

Title: Outdoor safety: home safety and injury prevention
Summary: Information on how to ensure safe outdoor playing for children

Title: Outpatient information brochure
Summary: This brochure explains what an outpatient is and list your rights and responsibilities.

Title: Over toilet aid
Summary: The over toilet aid resource provides clear, concise instructions on using an over toilet aid safely.

Title: Overactive bladder and urgency
Summary: The bladder is a muscle which contracts to empty the bladder when it is full and you are ready to empty. An overactive bladder means the bladder contracts before it is full. It can sometimes contract when you are not ready. (link to bilingual resource)

Title: Overdose can affect anyone overdose awareness poster
Summary: Downloadable A3 Campaign poster for International Overdose Awareness Day to help prevent overdose.

Title: Pain relief for children
Summary: Pain is common in many injuries and illnesses in children, as well as after having an operation (post-operative pain). Your child may need pain-reliever medicine (analgesic), such as paracetamol or ibuprofen, to help reduce or control their pain. Paracetamol and ibuprofen do not treat the cause of your child's pain; both medicines just relieve the feelings of the pain.

Title: Palliative care - helping people with life-limiting illness live well (Bilingual factsheet)
Summary: This leaflet outlines how palliative care can help those with a life-limiting illness and their families to have the best possible quality of life.

Title: Pandemic influenza - your questions answered
Summary: Pandemic influenza is a human disease caused by a completely new influenza virus. The virus is different to the seasonal influenza virus that normally affects humans, and may cause infection in many people because almost no one will be immune to it.

Title: Parent's guide to online safety
Summary: Practical, issue-focussed information and advice for parents of children of all ages.

Title: Parent school partnership activity
Summary: This activity provides a basis for conversation and planning to support a parent school partnership. The 3 column table has headings to help begin discussion and encourages users to add their own in order to decide on next steps.

Title: Parentline
Summary: Parentline is a statewide service available to families with children from birth to eighteen years within Victoria, Australia. Parentline operates seven days a week. Professional telephone counsellors provide counselling, information and contact details for community services.

Title: Parents' free whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine
Summary: A translated document that describes how from 1 June 2015, pregnant women and parents (including adoptive parents and foster parents) of newborn babies born on or after 1 June 2015 (before the baby is six months old) are eligible for a free whooping cough vaccine. It includes information detailing the vaccine, and having vaccines during pregnancy.

Title: Participant first invitation (pre-invitation) letter
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.

Title: Participant invitation letter (with kit)
Summary: Example of letter advising people of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the importance of participating.

Title: Partnership planning
Summary: This sheet is designed to identify specific people who could help. It provides lines to add names of local people and services, and is colour coded under each of the developmental

Title: Patient agreement form: buprenorphine/naloxone take-away doses
Summary: This agreement form is for patients on buprenorphine/ naloxone to ensure they are fully aware of the structure and responsibilities of receiving buprenorphine/naloxone take-away doses.

Title: Patient agreement form: methadone take-away doses
Summary: A written agreement such as a Patient agreement form: methadone take-away doses should be considered by prescribers and pharmacists to ensure each patients is fully aware of the structure and responsibilities of receiving methadone take-away doses. An agreement form is also available for patients on buprenorphine/ naloxone to ensure they are fully aware of the structure and responsibilities of receiving buprenorphine/naloxone take-away doses.

Title: Patient controlled analgesia - PCA
Summary: You may experience some discomfort and pain after your surgery. This card will explain to you how you can help control that discomfort or pain.

Title: Patient controlled analgesia (PCA)
Summary: Information for patients using patient controlled analgesia (PCA) to control pain.

Title: Patient emergency escalation response (PEER)
Summary: Is your condition or that of a loved one getting worse? If you are worried or need help, Peter Mac has a patient alert system in place for you to use. The Patient Emergency Escalation Response (PEER) system is a way you can call for help.

Title: Patient guide to total hip replacement (THR) surgery
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

Title: Patient information and privacy a guide for carers and family
Summary: The pamphlet targets carers of health patients / clients to explain when health staff can share patient information and what the patient and their carer can do to help health staff share patient information.

Title: Patient information MRSA in the community
Summary: This brochure answers questions about staph (Staphylococcus aureus), MRSA, and what to do if a person has MRSA at hospital and at home.

Title: Patient question list
Summary: We understand you may be confused and stressed when you come into Peter Mac. Asking questions helps to understand your health and make the right choices.

Title: Pelvic floor muscle training for men
Summary: The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Pelvic floor muscle training for women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Penis and foreskin care
Summary: It is important to look after your child's penis and foreskin to keep it healthy and prevent redness, pain and infection. The foreskin is the loose skin covering the head (glans) of the penis. The foreskin cannot be retracted (pulled back from the head of the penis) in most newborns, but over time the foreskin separates and is able to be retracted.

Title: Persistent sleep problems in children and teenagers
Summary: About persistent sleep problems in children and teens - insomnia, sleep apnoea, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and delayed sleep phase

Title: Personal alert Victoria - information sheet
Summary: This translated information sheet provides information on Personal Alert Victoria (PAV), a personal monitoring and emergency response service. It is funded by the Victorian Government and provided free of charge to eligible frail, isolated older people and people with disabilities to help them keep living in their homes. the information sheet outlines eligibility, what the service is, how it works and some frequently asked questions.

Title: Pets and your tenancy
Summary: The Residential Tenancies Act 1997, which sets out the legal rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants, doesn’t say anything about keeping pets on a rental property. However, many leases have a ‘no pets’ clause that prohibits tenants from keeping pets. If you have a pet or intend to get one, you should make sure your landlord agrees to this before you rent the property.

Title: Physical activity
Summary: A translated NDSS document that highlights the important of exercise for people with diabetes. It covers the benefits of exercise, the types of exercise and amount of time exercising required for the management of diabetes, emphasising the need to keep active.

Title: Physical health care: what to expect from your mental health service
Summary: All NSW mental health services have a responsibility to ensure that the people who use their service receive adequate physical health care. This brochure provides a broad outline of these responsibilities and how they will be met.

Title: Physical restraint - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about physical restraint for residents, families and carers. It outlines some risks of using physical restraint, when physical restraint might be considered, examples of physical restraint and who authorises it.

Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your life
Summary: If you get sick or injured, and need someone else to make decisions or help you do things you can choose someone who can make decisions for you if you can't by making an 'enduring power of attorney'. For example, as you get older, you might need help to go to the bank or to get aged care services.

Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your medical treatment
Summary: If you can't make a medical treatment decision because you are very sick the law says who can make this decision for you. If you want to choose who can make medical treatment decisions for you fill in the 'appointment of medical treatment decision maker' form.

Title: Planning ahead -tools for your future legal, health and financial decisions
Summary: Replace a will, make a power of attorney, appoint an enduring guardian

Title: Planning and coordinating healthcare
Summary: Your healthcare requirements are uniquely yours. You have an opportunity to plan and coordinate your healthcare within a wide range of services and support available to people in Victoria. These pages will provide information about making decisions and coordinating payment for your healthcare as well as your rights and responsibilities and the best ways to communicate about health.

Title: Play learn grow - celebrate family, culture and community (12months consultation)
Summary: Belonging and contributing to family, culture and community is important for your baby’s identity learning and development.

Title: Play learn grow - create incredible things together (2 year consultation)
Summary: Your child will feel valued and loved when you make things with them and listen and respond to their ideas and questions.

Title: Play learn grow - discover and learn during everyday routines (4 weeks consultation)
Summary: Everything in your baby’s world is new and fascinating.Talk to them about what they can see, hear and feel.

Title: Play learn grow - getting to know each other (2 weeks consultation)
Summary: In the first two weeks, there’s lots of learning for you and your baby – especially about each other.

Title: Play learn grow - go exploring together (18 months consultation)
Summary: Exploring the world gives your child the chance to learn, move and connect with others. What is familiar to you can be a new adventure for your child.

Title: Play learn grow - let's have fun together (4months consultation)
Summary: Your baby will show lots of interest in the world around them. Follow your baby’s gaze and talk about the things that have caught their attention.

Title: Play learn grow - share your baby's excitement about their world (8 months consultation)
Summary: Your baby is fascinated by everything! You can make up songs and stories for them and capture their interest and excitement.

Title: Play learn grow - we're making more than just cake (3.5 years consultation)
Summary: Everyday activities can be fun learning opportunities. Pretending, creating and helping allows your child to discover new things.

Title: Play learn grow - your baby's learning has already begun (newborn)
Summary: Babies are learning from their first hours of life. There’s so much that you can learn together in their first weeks at home with you.

Title: Play learn grow - your baby is learning every day, everywhere (8 weeks consultation)
Summary: Every day and every situation is a time for learning. As your baby becomes more alert, look for opportunities to enjoy and share your baby’s discoveries.

Title: Playing with your baby
Summary: Babies find out about the world through play and exploration. You can help by using fun and inspiring baby play ideas and playing baby games.

Title: Poisoning prevention
Summary: Home safety and injury prevention poster on Poisoning prevention.

Title: Police powers - your right and responsibilities
Summary: Police have a lot of powers to help them carry out their work. Most of these powers are set out in legislation. The following information may help you to understand these powers and what rights and responsibilities you have in different situations about arrest, searching people and their property, public disorder, move along directions, detention of intoxicated persons, seizing goods and more.

Title: Polycystic ovary syndrome
Summary: This fact sheet includes a simple definition of PCOS, details the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, causes, management options, and the implications for fertility.

Title: Pool safety DL flyer
Summary: A checklist of common issues to look out for when checking the safety of pool and spa barriers.

Title: Poor bowel control
Summary: People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.

Title: Possible health effects of IVF
Summary: This information sheet describes the possible physical and emotional health effects of IVF for men and women, and outcomes for children born as a result of treatment.

Title: Poster- National Bowel Cancer Screening Program campaign
Summary: Poster for National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Campaign

Title: Postnatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: A screening questionnaire to check for depression during the post-natal period. For professional use.

Title: Power outages: food safety after a power failure
Summary: Fact sheet that explains what to do to keep food safe in an emergency power failure.

Title: Power outages: using alternative fuel and electricity generation safely
Summary: When power outages occur, usually as a result of severe weather events, people sometimes use alternative sources of fuel or electricity generation for cooking, lighting, heating, or power. Portable generators can allow some normal activities to continue, however it is important to use them with extreme caution.

Title: Pre-immunisation checklist
Summary: A checklist for immunisation providers to use to decide the best immunisation schedule for a patient.

Title: Pregnancy and birth services
Summary: This translated video provides information on involving health services early and fully understanding your childbirth options to give a great start to a rewarding birth experience. The video outlines the who’s who during pregnancy, birth and newborn care, and helps to understand which records and paperwork are required as well as payment options for having a baby and newborn care in Victoria.

Title: Pregnancy and diabetes
Summary: A translated NDSS fact sheet that advises women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy before falling pregnant. It advises on contraception, planning for pregnancy, being pregnant with diabetes and unplanned pregnancy. It also includes a pregnancy planning checklist.

Title: Pressure injuries - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the prevention and management of pressure injuries for residents, families and carers.

Title: Prevent falling in hospitals
Summary: Falls amongst older people represent a very large public health problem. This booklet has been designed to help prevent falls amongst hospital patients. It will tell you how, when and why falls occur, and what you, your family members and carers can do to help stop falls from occurring.

Title: Prevent type 2 diabetes (What is type 2 Diabetes?)
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides basic information on what exactly type 2 diabetes is. It also outlines the symptoms and gives 5 ways to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Title: PrEP Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on on HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. The fact sheet information covers what it is, is it suitable, is it covered under Medicare, is it effective and safe, and also what is needed to get PrEP and the medication. It also covers whether it protects against sexually transmitted infections.

Title: Primary victims applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Primary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.

Title: Privacy as a tenant
Summary: The Residential Tenancies Act 1997 states that you have a right to ‘quiet enjoyment’ of your rental property. Landlords and real estate agents do have some rights of entry, but they must meet with certain requirements. If they don’t meet with these requirements, you don’t have to let them into your home.

Title: Privacy statement
Summary: The Commission has a Privacy Management Plan, which describes in detail the steps taken to protect your privacy.

Title: Problem solving and setting goals
Summary: The aim of this booklet - 'A Practical Guide About Problem Solving and Setting Goals' is to assist individuals to focus on their goals and increase the likelihood of achieving them.

Title: Products to help you stop smoking
Summary: Guide to products to help you quit smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, lozenges, sublingual tablets and inhalers) and medication. Also includes other strategies to help you quit.

Title: Prolapse
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.

Title: Promoting good sleep for children
Summary: About good sleep for children, teens and adults with information about getting to sleep

Title: Promoting wellbeing
Summary: The aim of this booklet – ‘A Practical Guide About Promoting Wellbeing’ is to assist individuals to recognise the importance of obtaining and maintaining wellbeing.

Title: Prostate cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of prostate cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: Protect yourself against Shingles
Summary: Your vaccinations don't stop at childhood. This brochure is about shingles, the shingles vaccine and how to protect yourself against shingles. A free shingles vaccine is available for people aged 70 to 79 years of age.

Title: Protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma (poster)
Summary: A poster - Protect yourself from thunderstorm asthma

Title: Protecting your privacy
Summary: Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is the state’s leading public oral health agency. DHSV is accountable through its Board of Directors to the Victorian Minister for Health. This brochure has been produced to help you understand your rights and why information is collected about you and/or your child.

Title: Public hospital and multi purpose service boards brochure
Summary: Information about being on a Public hospital or Multi purpose Service Board.

Title: Public housing rents
Summary: If you live in public housing, your rent won’t be more than a quarter of your household income.

Title: Public housing repairs
Summary: From time to time repairs will need to be made to your rented property. The tenancy law requires that all landlords in Victoria, including the Director of Housing, maintain their rented premises in good repair.

Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - complementary therapies
Summary: This checklist contain easy-to-refer-to questions for people with cancer and their families from non-english speaking backgrounds to ask their cancer treatment and care specialists. This checklist provides suggestions of questions regarding complementary therapies.

Title: Question prompt lists for people with cancer - haematologist question list
Summary: When you see a haematologist today you may have questions and concerns. Often these are forgotten in the heat of the moment, only to be remembered later. This is a list of questions to help you to get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your haematologist each time you have an appointment.

Title: Questions to ask your doctor
Summary: Questions to be asked after having been diagnosed with cancer

Title: Questions you should ask your lawyer
Summary: This pamphlet answers the 10 most commonly asked questions people ask dealing with lawyers.

Title: Quit smoking
Summary: Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of cancer. Tobacco smoke contains more than 4000 chemicals, including over 60 carcinogens or chemicals known to cause cancer. When you inhale cigarette smoke these chemicals enter your lungs and spread through your body.

Title: Reciprocal health care agreements
Summary: Agreements with 11 countries that covers the cost of medically necessary care when Australians visit certain countries and visitors from these countries visit Australia.

Title: Recognition of serious illness in children
Summary: This factsheet lists and explains the general features of a more serious illness which should prompt you to see a doctor more urgently. These include: Alertness, irritability, breathing, skin colour and appearance, fluids in and out.

Title: Reducing SUDI and SIDS risk: in pictures
Summary: Reduce SUDI and SIDS risk by sleeping babies on their backs, creating a safe sleeping environment and breastfeeding if you can.

Title: Related victims applicant brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Related Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal

Title: Rent increases
Summary: If the landlord wants to increase the rent during your tenancy agreement (sometimes called a ‘lease’), they must give you a proper notice and there are some limits as to when and how much the rent can be increased.

Title: Repairs for rented homes
Summary: Landlords have a duty under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 to make sure that the properties they rent out are kept in good repair. This also applies to common areas owned or managed by the landlord.

Title: Report fraud
Summary: If you suspect someone may be committing fraud against Centrelink, Medicare or Child Support, you should report it

Title: Reporting a missing person: getting help from police if someone you know cannot be found
Summary: If you are worried about the safety of a person who you cannot find, you can report them as missing to your local police by making what is called a ‘missing persons report’.

Title: Reporting sexual assault to police
Summary: Reporting sexual assault to police is a significant step. This document explains the investigation process and the options that are available to help you consider your decision.

Title: Resolve concerns about your health care
Summary: If you are concerned about a health service provided, we recommend that you first talk to the provider directly.

Title: Results notification letter (positive) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was positive.

Title: Results notification Letter (negative) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
Summary: Example of letter sent to program participants advising them that their test was negative

Title: Review of a child protection decision: information for young people
Summary: An outline of how you can review a child protection decision

Title: Road safety information - drive and park safely near schools
Summary: An information brochure for parents and carers regarding children's safety when they are travelling to and from school by car.

Title: Rotavirus immunisation information
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the Rotavirus, the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. It includes information on the protection against rotavirus that is available free of charge under the National Immunisation Program Schedule for babies in two doses at two and four months of age. It also includes a pre-immunisation checklist and information on possible side effects.

Title: Safe bathing
Summary: This short video demonstrates how to safely bath a newborn, including information on setting up, bathing techniques and baby bath temperature. It is important to look after baby's comfort as well as cleanliness.

Title: SafeScript consumer brochure for patients and families
Summary: SafeScript is computer software that provides doctors and pharmacists involved in your care with a comprehensive history of the high-risk medicines you have been prescribed. This will help them make safer decisions and provide better care. They’ll be able to identify where you may be receiving medicines in potentially harmful quantities or combinations.

Title: Safety and injury prevention posters pack
Summary: The safety and injury prevention posters are available to download and print as a pack. The posters cover a range of injury prevention topics and aim to reduce child injury.

Title: Save your sight - get tested multimedia clip
Summary: The multimedia clip communicates the importance of regular eye examination. Written transcripts of the video are available in English and the specified language.

Title: Say no to abuse - supported residential services
Summary: A guide about abuse, including definitions and examples, and where those in Supported Residential Services can get help.

Title: Secondary victim applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Secondary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal

Title: Security screening process
Summary: Events around the world continue to remind us about the importance of aircraft and airport security. To ensure the safety of all travellers, Australia's aviation security laws specify what you can and cannot take onboard an aircraft.

Title: Seeing a doctor, specialist or health professional
Summary: Doctors and other health professionals are often our first point of contact with the healthcare system. Identifying the different professional roles in healthcare, learning the language of healthcare and finding new ways to approach consultations are some of the key features of these pages. You will find information for yourself as well as information to help you help someone else you are caring for.

Title: Seeing spots or floaters
Summary: A guide to the cause of seeing spots or 'floaters' in front of the eyes, and what to do if you have them.

Title: Settlement Guide podcasts (SBS)
Summary: SBS is talking about life and issues that affect you in settling in Australia.

Title: Sexual assault factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines how in Australia, it is against the law to sexually assault anyone. A person who commits sexual assault can go to jail, whether they are a man or a woman. It outlines what sexual assault includes, and also provides contact details for support services.

Title: Shared households
Summary: Not all shared household arrangements are the same. When you share a house or flat with other people, it may be a co-tenancy arrangement where all tenants have equal rights, one tenant may be sub-letting from another tenant, or you may have a licence agreement with no tenancy rights at all. Problems can occur when you share with other tenants, especially if you move into an established ‘share house’. There may be doubts about your legal status, and the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 does not cover the rights and responsibilities of co-tenants in relation to each other, and nor does it regulate licence agreements.

Title: Shower chair/stool
Summary: The shower chair resource provides clear, concise instructions on using a shower chair safely

Title: Sick days and type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains what people with type 1 diabetes should do when they feel unwell as everyday illness or infection causes a rise in glucose levels. It covers what to do when having sick days and the importance of keeping up carbohydrates and fluids.

Title: Sickle cell disease
Summary: Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder affecting haemoglobin production.

Title: Signs of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Each individual student who has been bullied or is bullying others will respond and act differently. A student's behaviours and moods can also change for a variety of reasons. The fact sheet contains information on signs that may indicate a student is experiencing bullying:

Title: Simple money manager
Summary: The simple money manager helps you see how much money you have coming in and going out. It is available in a range of community languages and has audio content to explain each category.

Title: Skin care - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about ways to care for your skin for residents, families and carers.

Title: Skin tears - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about prevention and management of skin tears for residents, families and carers.

Title: Sleep - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about ways to sleep better for residents, families and carers.

Title: Sleep and learning
Summary: Sleep can affect concentration, memory and behaviour. It’s no wonder that how well your child sleeps has an impact on how well he learns

Title: Sleep problems and solutions: children and teenagers
Summary: About sleep problems in children and teens - trouble getting to sleep and staying asleep, night terrors, nightmares, sleepwalking and bedwetting

Title: Smoke-free building entrances
Summary: From 1 August 2017, the Tobacco Amendment Act 2016 will amend the Tobacco Act 1987 to ban smoking at all outdoor dining areas when food is available for consumption. This will include: Restaurants, food fairs, organised outdoor events, including community or street festivals.

Title: Smoke-free outdoor dining areas: factsheet for organisers of food fairs and events
Summary: A summary of the smoking ban in outdoor dining areas at food fairs and other organised events on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.

Title: Smoke-free outdoor dining: factsheet for businesses
Summary: General guidance on the smoking ban in outdoor dining areas for businesses on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.

Title: Smoke-free outdoor dining: factsheet for the community
Summary: A summary of the new smoke-free outdoor dining laws for the community on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.

Title: Smoke and your health
Summary: Smoke from fires can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and exposure to smoke can affect you and your family's health. Find out more about how smoke can affect your health and the actions you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.

Title: Smoke from a brown coal mine fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a brown coal mine fire

Title: Smoke from a landfill fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a landfill fire.

Title: Smoke from a peat fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a peat fire. Peat fires are uncommon and generally occur in locations away from populated areas. Peat fires smoulder for a long time and can be difficult to put out. Smoke contains fine particles, water vapour and gases including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides. Some peat fires may produce sulfur compounds which can be odourous.

Title: Smoke from a tyre fire
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a tyre fire. Tyres are made of vulcanised rubber, steel and textiles. Tyre fires create large amounts of thick black smoke and can be difficult to put out. Smoke from a tyre fire contains a number of substances, including fine particles, oxides of sulfur, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

Title: Smoking and vision loss
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on smoking and vision loss. With information on how smoking affects the eyes, which eye problems worsen with smoking, what can be done and where to seek help and services. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Smoking and your heart
Summary: When you smoke you are at higher risk of developing heart disease and having a heart attack

Title: Smoking restrictions in outdoor drinking areas: factsheet for businesses
Summary: This factsheet provides general guidance on the smoking restrictions in outdoor drinking areas and their interaction with smoke-free outdoor dining areas, from 1 August 2017.

Title: Smoky outside? Protect your health
Summary: These posters have been developed to to assist communities in the event or aftermath of a fire.

Title: Smoky outside? Stay inside
Summary: These posters have been developed to to assist communities in the event or aftermath of a fire.

Title: So you want the violence to stop - Advice about domestic violence and help at court
Summary: This information sheet explains what an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is and explains some of the terminology used in court in relation to Domestic Violence (DV).

Title: Social work services (bilingual version)
Summary: Social workers can help if you are experiencing a crisis, are in need of support or are unsure how to access the right assistance. This fact sheet provides information on why and where to contact a social worker.

Title: Soft tissue injuries - sprains and strains
Summary: It is important to get the correct treatment for a sprain or strain as soon as possible after the injury to help you recover quickly.

Title: Some facts about bullying and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers with information about bullying and violence

Title: Someones daughter A3 overdose awareness poster
Summary: Downloadable A3 Campaign poster for International Overdose Awareness Day to help prevent overdose.

Title: Someones son A3 overdose awareness poster
Summary: Downloadable A3 Campaign poster for International Overdose Awareness Day to help prevent overdose.

Title: South Oaks gambling screen tool (bilingual version)
Summary: The South Oaks Gambling Screen Tool is a screening instrument for assessing problem gambling risk, developed by the South Oaks Foundation Inc.

Title: Speak to Bolton Clarke in your own language
Summary: Australians speak over 300 languages. Bolton Clarke understands it is important to have information in your language. This can help you get the health and aged care services you need. Bolton Clarke has a National Language Line. You can speak with us in your language with the help of a telephone interpreter. You can call 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Title: Specialist clinics patient information brochure
Summary: Frequently asked questions about specialist clinics in public hospitals.

Title: Speech pathology and dysarthria 'slurred speech'
Summary: Information about the condition dysarthria or slurred speech, how to manage this condition and the therapies to treat it.

Title: Speech pathology and dysphagia: 'difficulty swallowing'
Summary: Information about the condition dysphagia or difficulty swallowing, what the signs are, who can help and strategies for managing this condition.

Title: Speech pathology and dysphasia 'difficulties with understanding & talking'
Summary: Information about the condition Dysphasia, or difficulties with understanding and talking', types of dysphasia and who can help.

Title: Speech pathology and dyspraxia 'difficulty producing speech'
Summary: Information about the condition dyspraxia, or difficulty producing speech, types of dyspraxia, who can help and what family/friends can do to help

Title: Starting a conversation with someone you know
Summary: Audio file on how to start a conversation with someone you know - the short segment runs for approximately 2 minutes.

Title: Starting a tenancy
Summary: A tenancy agreement (sometimes called a ‘lease’) may be in writing or it may be verbal. It may be for a fixed term (eg 6 or 12 months) or periodic (usually month to month). Fixed-term agreements are more secure because they make it harder for the landlord to evict you, but it can be expensive if you want to move out before the end of the fixed term. Only commit yourself to a fixed-term agreement if you are reasonably sure that you want to stay for the full term of the agreement.

Title: Starting childcare or kindergarten? Immunisation information for parents enrolling a child
Summary: This translated document details the enrolment requirements in Victoria for children in long day care, kindergarten, family day care or occasional care. It also includes information on Immunisation History Statements and childhood immunisation schedule.

Title: Starting in early childhood services for children learning English as an Additional Language
Summary: This resource talks about early childhood services, the role of Educators and ways parents can support their children to settle in.

Title: Starting methadone or buprenorphine
Summary: The Starting methadone or buprenorphine information sheet should be provided to all pharmacotherapy clients commencing treatment. This information sheet provides advice to clients about the risks of unsupervised drug and alcohol use, outlines the symptoms of overdose and contains information about naloxone injection. .

Title: Starting primary school? Immunisation information for parents enrolling a child into primary school in Victoria
Summary: A translated document that outlines the lawful requiremnt that all parents must provide a current Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register to enrol their child in primary school. The document outlines what the statement is and used for as well as what to do if a child is immunised overseas.

Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.

Title: Stay healthy, stay hydrated
Summary: The A2 poster explains your body is 70% water, dehydration reduces your attention and ability to concentrate by 13%. Drinking 6-8 glasses a day helps to keep you in top shape.

Title: Stay in shape
Summary: We know that by maintaining a healthy body weight, being physically active every day and enjoying a healthy diet, you can lower your risk of developing cancer. We know that these factors account for at least 30 per cent of all cancers.

Title: Staying well with diabetes
Summary: This fact sheet provides information about the most common complications of diabetes, including damage to big blood vessels and small blood vessels, and how to reduce the risk of damage.

Title: Stellate ganglion block
Summary: Information for patients having a stellate ganglion block for pain relief.

Title: Steps to enter an aged care home
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can access care in an aged care home, the process for moving into an aged care home and what to expect when you are there. You should read this booklet if you (or someone you care for) have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) member for care in an aged care home.

Title: Stomach cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of stomach cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: StormSafe (audio file)
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for storms.

Title: StormSafe fact sheet
Summary: Information on how you can prepare your family and your home for storms.

Title: Stress and stress management
Summary: The aim of the booklet – ‘A Practical Guide About: Stress and stress management’ is to assist individuals to identify issues relating to stress and then explore and deal with personal stress problems so that individuals can enjoy a sense of wellbeing at home, at work, in social situations or during recreation.

Title: Support for people who are blind or vision impaired
Summary: Health promotion information sheet on support for people who are blind or vision impaired. With information on how supportive services can help, when they should be accessed and details of of available services and information. This information is also available in text and audio formats.

Title: Surgeon question prompt list
Summary: This is a list of questions you can ask when you see your surgeon to help you get the information you want about your illness and possible treatments. You and your family can use this pamphlet to help you decide what you need to ask your surgeon each time you have an appointment

Title: Surgery for bladder control problems in women
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.

Title: Survive the heat: brochure
Summary: The "Survive the heat" brochure contains information on how individuals can take care of themselves and look out for family, friends and neighbours who may need help coping with the heat.

Title: Survive the heat: poster
Summary: The "Survive the heat" poster can be used by health and community service providers to promote heat health messages.

Title: Swallowing - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the signs and management of swallowing problems for residents, families and carers.

Title: Syphilis
Summary: Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. This resource explains how it is transmitted, the different types of syphilis, and treatment.

Title: Taking a break (looking after families and carers 1)
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.

Title: Talking it over - carer counselling
Summary: This factsheet provides information about the counselling services and supports Carers Victoria provides across Melbourne for Carers.

Title: Talking with your doctor
Summary: The talking with your doctor brochure uses reader friendly language designed to inform and empower your patient/consumer.

Title: Taskforce integrity (audio)
Summary: The Taskforce identifies people who deliberately withhold or provide false information to claim welfare payments.

Title: Teeth and mouth care - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A transalted resource with information about caring for your teeth and mouth for residents, families and carers.

Title: Temper tantrum
Summary: Is your child having temper tantrums? Tantrums are common but can be hard to handle. This guide explains a simple approach to make things easier

Title: Temporary assessment order: information for young people
Summary: An outline of: what a 'temporary assessment order' is; how long it lasts; living arrangements for its duration; young people's rights and responsibilities and where to get help.

Title: Tenant databases or blacklists
Summary: When you apply for a rental property, landlords and real estate agents sometimes use tenant databases to check if you have been “blacklisted” by previous landlords or real estate agents.

Title: Testicular cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of testicular cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.

Title: The conversation guide: having conversations with young people
Summary: A guide to start a conversation with young people on violence against women and how to stop it.

Title: The Copper IUD
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet about the copper IUD form of contraception. The sheet includes information about what the copper IUD is, how it works, possible side effects and how it is inserted and removed. NSW contact details.

Title: The emergency contraceptive pill
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet on the emergency contraceptive pill or ECP (sometimes wrongly called the ‘morning after pill’). Information on how the ECP works, how to take it, possible side effects and where it can be purchased. NSW contact details.

Title: The female condom
Summary: A bilingual fact sheet about the female condom, including how it works as contraception, how effective it is, and how to insert and remove it. NSW contact details.

Title: The hepatitis B story
Summary: Hepatitis B information in plain language. Colourful engaging graphics. Tested with consumers, health professionals and evaluated.

Title: The hepatitis B story - video
Summary: Plain language information on hepatitis B. Video with narration in 5 langauges. Focus tested.

Title: The hormone-releasing IUD
Summary: Information about the hormone-releasing inter-uterine device (IUD) form of contraception (MIRENA®). This fact sheet includes information on what an IUD is, how it works, how it is fitted and removed, who can (and can't) use it, and possible side effects. NSW contact details.

Title: The importance of home languages
Summary: This resource provides important information about growing up with multiple languages and the critical role of maintaining home language/s as a basis for learning English.

Title: The landlord is selling
Summary: A landlord is allowed to sell their property during your tenancy even if you have a fixed term tenancy agreement. The landlord or the landlord’s agent has to comply with the tenancy law when they are selling.

Title: The little green book: what you need to know about type 2 diabetes
Summary: The little green book is designed to provide the latest and most useful information for people with type 2 diabetes, their family members and carers. Whether you have been recently diagnosed, or have been managing type 2 diabetes for some time, this book provides facts, figures, tips and useful advice to help you live a healthier life.

Title: The male condom
Summary: Bilingual information sheet about the male condom, including what a condom is, how it works, how to use it, side effects and where to get them. NSW contact details.

Title: The orange door
Summary: The document provides key information about The Orange Door, a new way to access services for women, children and young people who are experiencing family violence; and families who need support with the care of children or young people.

Title: The pap test has changed video
Summary: A downloadable video used in patient waiting areas

Title: The pap test has changed: more accurate, less often
Summary: Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years.

Title: The prostate and bladder problems
Summary: The prostate is a gland that only men have. It is about the size of a walnut and sits below the neck of the bladder surrounding the bladder outlet (the urethra).

Title: The role of a GP (video)
Summary: Covers the role of the family doctor including considerations for choosing a GP, what your GP can do for you and general costs for a consultation.

Title: The role of the refugee minor program (RMP)
Summary: The role of the RMP is to support the settlement process for UHM clients without parents in Victoria and to prevent breakdown in care arrangements through early intervention and proactive measures to assist families providing care.

Title: The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
Summary: The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been set up to look at the quality of aged care services and whether those services are meeting the needs of the Australian community. This includes: Care for older people living at home, People living with dementia, and people living in residential aged care including younger people with disabilities.

Title: The Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal
Summary: The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Residential Tenancies List) hears disputes between landlords and tenants. It is not a court, but it is able to make decisions that can be legally enforced. It is intended to be informal and cheap, and to resolve disputes quickly and fairly

Title: The Victorian health system
Summary: Victoria’s health system offers a vast range of services and support to Victorians across the state. Whether you are seeing a doctor, going to hospital for surgery or in need of emergency or crisis support, these pages outline the services that are available to you. They will also highlight the benefits of planning ahead and show you new ways to coordinate your healthcare.

Title: There's a difference (video)
Summary: There's a difference between forgetting something once and forgetting it many times. There's a difference between forgetfulness and dementia. To find out more call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

Title: Thinking ahead: advanced care planning
Summary: Imortant information about advanced care planning as a Peter Mac patient and why you will need to make many decisions about your treatment and healthcare.

Title: Thrush
Summary: Caused by an overgrowth of yeasts within the vagina.  This resource explains what trush is, how it is transmitted and possible treatments.

Title: Thunderstorm Asthma - community fact sheet
Summary: This community facthsheet explain epidemic thunder storm asthma. People who have asthma or hay fever can get severe asthma symptoms during pollen season when  high grass pollen counts combine with a certain type of thunderstorm. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, this is known  as epidemic thunderstorm asthma. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass  pollen season.

Title: Tinea
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.

Title: Tips for friends (Dementia tips 1)
Summary: This sheet gives you a few tips on how you can support a friend with dementia and their family. You can make a difference.

Title: Tips for visiting (Dementia tips 2)
Summary: Visiting family and friends with dementia is important for their emotional wellbeing. However people with dementia are usually not able to initiate activities or ‘entertain’ you, the visitor. Here are a few tips you may find useful when visiting your friend or family member, whether they live at home or in residential care.

Title: Tired signs in babies and children
Summary: When you can spot tired signs in babies and kids, you can get them to sleep more easily. Here's how to spot tired signs and settle your child

Title: TIS (Translating and Interpreting Service)
Summary: This website explains how to use TIS National Services. It includes information on document translations, how to register a personal account with TIS National and answers frequently asked questions for non-English speakers.

Title: Toilet training: in pictures
Summary: Is your child ready for toilet training? Our illustrated guide explains the signs and takes you through basic toilet training steps.

Title: Tooth tips [0-12 months]
Summary: Tooth tips 0 - 12 months, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Early feeding. Clean well. Teething. Tips for temporary relief.

Title: Tooth tips [12 - 18 months]
Summary: Tooth tips for children 1 to 2 years of age, for parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Thumb and finger sucking

Title: Tooth tips [18 months - 6 years]
Summary: Tooth tips for 2 to 6 years old. Aimed at parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Dental visits. Tips on toothbrushing. Did you know?

Title: Top tips for safe health care: what you need to know for yourself, your family or someone you care for
Summary: This booklet is designed to help consumers, their families, carers and other support people get the most out of their health care. You can use the information in the booklet when you talk to your doctor and other healthcare providers, including nurses, pharmacists, specialists, allied health and mental health workers.

Title: Total knee replacement
Summary: This brochure provides easily understandable information for patients undergoing total Knee replacement surgery. It contains an explanation of what will happen before, during and after their hospital admission and explains the various roles of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, involved in their care. By providing this information to patients undergoing this surgery, as well as to their families, we hope to optimise post operative outcomes and facilitate a safe and timely discharge.

Title: Translated information for people receiving aged care
Summary: Information for people receiving aged care on how to call an interpreter to provide information during upcoming visits and audits from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

Title: Trauma - reaction and recovery
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the reaction and recovery from traumatic experiences. The resource emphasises that it is normal to have strong reactions following a distressing or frightening event, and that people can experience a range of physical, mental, emotional and behavioural reactions. It gives some examples on how to resolve traumatic reactions to trauma and encourages the seeking of help from a health professional.

Title: Travelling with children in cars - multilingual information-fact sheets
Summary: Australian law requires that all children aged under 7 years must use a child car seat when travelling in cars. This is to protect the child from being injured if they are involved in a car crash. The type of child car seat needed depends on the child’s age and size. The child car seat must be the right size for the child, properly adjusted and fastened, and correctly fitted to the vehicle. Thank you to TAC and Britax for their support in the development of these information sheets, which were funded through the TAC Community Road Safety Grants.

Title: Travelling with medicines
Summary: There are restrictions that apply to medicines and medical devices when you're leaving or coming into Australia, and different restrictions may apply in other countries.

Title: Travelling with powders, liquids, aerosols and gels
Summary: Information sheet on travelling with powders, liquids. aerosols, gels and sprays

Title: Treating pandemic influenza
Summary: The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. The flu is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. This fact sheet provides information about what symptoms to expect with the flu, and how to treat influenza with antiviral medication during a pandemic.

Title: Treatment for metastatic breast cancer and managing its side effects- Section 2
Summary: This bilingual section is about the treatments for metastatic breast cancer and tips to help you manage the side effects of those treatments.

Title: Treatment for metastatic breast cancer and managing its side effects- Section 2 (audio file)
Summary: This bilingual section is about the treatments for metastatic breast cancer and tips to help you manage the side effects of those treatments.

Title: Tubal steralisation
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on Tubal Sterilisation, which is a permanent form of contraception. It is an operation that women can have so that they cannot become pregnant. NSW contact details.

Title: Tuberculosis - information for contacts
Summary: Tuberculosis, or TB for short, is a bacterial infection. It can affect almost any part of the body but most often the lungs; this is called pulmonary TB. In Australia there are just over 1000 cases of TB diagnosed each year, with approximately 400 of these in Victoria.

Title: Tuberculosis - positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).

Title: Tuberculosis - tablets for latent infection
Summary: The most commonly used antibiotic is called Isoniazid, and taking this will reduce the chance of you becoming sick with tuberculosis disease.

Title: Tuberculosis - the facts
Summary: Information about transmission, symptoms, testing and meaning of test results, treatment and immunisation.

Title: Tummy time: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows why tummy time is important, how to do tummy time with a young baby and how to make sure baby enjoys tummy time.

Title: Types of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying is usually described by the types of behaviours involved, so we talk about verbal, social and physical bullying. Bullying is sometimes also labelled by where it occurs or by what type of harm is done. These words can be used alone or in combination. It can be confusing!

Title: Understand, compare and control your energy service
Summary: This fact sheet proivdes simple information on your energy service.

Title: Understanding brain tumour (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about the types of brain tumours and their treatment options.

Title: Understanding cancer surgery (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet talks about the cancer surgery as a treatment option.

Title: Understanding chemotherapy
Summary: This factsheet talks about theabout the risks and benefits of chemotherapy.

Title: Understanding disability
Summary: A translated fact sheet that outlines facts about disability. This includes descriobing what a disability is, types of disabilities, getting help early and the support you need, where to get help, and services providing information on chnages to support and getting an interpreter and translated information.

Title: Understanding gestational diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet provides information on gestational diabetes in women who are pregnant. It explains who is at risk, why and how to manage gestational diabetes and the importance of healthy eating and physical exercise and other pregnancy related information on gestational diabetes.

Title: Understanding pain and what to do about it?
Summary: This video aims to help people manage their pain, emotions and relationships with others.

Title: Understanding radiation therapy
Summary: This factsheet talks about the about the risks and benefits of radiotherapy.

Title: Understanding the faecal occult blood test
Summary: This factsheet explains what is the faecal occult blood test and what happens during the test.

Title: Understanding type 1 diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet assists in improving people’s understanding of type 1 diabetes. The fact sheet includes information such as why type 1 diabetes is developed, what the symptoms are, how it can be managed and who can help.

Title: Understanding type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet assists in improving people’s understanding of type 2 diabetes. The fact sheet includes information such as who is at risk of type 2 diabetes, what the symptoms are, how it can be managed and who can help.

Title: Unplanned weight loss - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about the risks and prevention of unplanned weight loss for residents, families and carers.

Title: Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Summary: Inflammation of the urethra (the urine passage). This resource explains what a Urinary Tract Infection - UTI is, the symptoms and how it can be treated.

Title: Urinary tract infections
Summary: This fact sheets explains what is a urinary tract infection, causes and the treatment. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can target the urethra, bladder or kidneys.

Title: Use by and best before dates (video)
Summary: Remember that a 'use by' date means just that: use the product on or before that date. Food with a use by date can't legally be sold after that date. A 'best before' date means that the food may have lost some quality or nutrition after that date but it can be sold or eaten for a little while after that. There are slightly different rules for bread which can be labelled with a 'baked on' or 'baked before' date. Date marking will only work if you follow the storage instructions on the label. So if a product says refrigerate at or below 4 Celsius – do just that.

Title: Using visual supports
Summary: This document outlines how and why visuals are used to support learning and routine, and to help with behaviour.

Title: Utility charges
Summary: Services to your home such as electricity, gas, oil, water and sewerage are called ‘utility’ services. This page explains your responsibilities for connecting and disconnecting these services. It also explains which costs are your responsibility, and those costs that are your landlord’s responsibility.

Title: Vaccine side effects
Summary: This translated document outlines common side effects that occur soon after vaccination and last 1 to 2 days. Generally no treatment is required. Download the document to find out more.

Title: Variation applications brochure
Summary: Brochure outlining how to make an application for variation of an award after receiving an award of assistance from Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.

Title: Victoria's end of life and palliative care framework - consumer summary
Summary: Victoria’s end of life and palliative care framework is a guide for improving end of life and palliative care services. This summary is for consumers.

Title: Victoria Legal Aid help card
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid help card outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.

Title: Victoria Legal Aid help poster
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid poster outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.

Title: Victorian alcohol and other drug client charter
Summary: This document is a charter of rights and responsibilities for AOD service users. The charter is based on the knowledge and experience of 160 AOD service users who participated in focus groups held across Victoria. The creation of this charter, by people who use Victorian AOD services, has endeavoured to follow a democratic process. The implementation of this charter will contribute to a fairer Victoria.

Title: Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS) feedback - complaints, compliments and reviews policy
Summary: The Department of Health & Human Services is committed to maintaining a high standard and continuously improving the VPTAS processes including providing a respectful and responsive complaints and review handling system for patients, consumers, carers, health professionals and the VPTAS Office staff. The department wants to know how we can best manage the VPTAS to help rural Victorians to access the specialist medical services they need. By listening to you and learning about any concerns you may have about the VPTAS, this will help us to improve the process for all Victorians who need to use the scheme. You can either request a review or provide feedback by making a complaint or giving a compliment about the VPTAS.

Title: Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme Guidelines (2015)
Summary: Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme Guidelines (2015) - the VPTAS subsidies the travel and accommodation costs incurred by rural Victorians who have no option but to travel more than 100km one way or average of 500 km a week for one or more weeks to receive approved medical specialist services.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 1. Assessment order
Summary: An Assessment Order allows a psychiatrist to examine you to decide if you have a mental illness. This statement is about the legal rights and entitlements of persons on Assessment Orders.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 2. Temporary treatment order
Summary: You must be given treatment for mental illness if a temporary treatment order has been made for you. A psychiatrist must talk to you about what mental health treatment you would like. You can make decisions about your mental health treatment.You may have to stay in hospital for the mental health treatment even if you don’t want to.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 3. Treatment order
Summary: A Treatment Order is made by the Mental Health Tribunal. A Treatment Order allows a psychiatrist to give you compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you do not want it. A psychiatrist is a doctor who knows a lot about helping people with mental illness.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 4. Secure treatment order
Summary: A secure treatment order has been made for you because you were in prison or other place of confinement and you need immediate treatment for serious mental illness to stop your illness getting worse or to stop you from being seriously hurt or seriously hurting someone else. A secure treatment order allows you to be taken from prison or other place of confinement to a hospital so you can be given compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you don’t want it. While you are in hospital you are a security patient. This booklet provides information about Secure Treatment Orders and your legal rights and entitlements under the Mental Health Act 2014.

Title: Victorian statement of rights - 5. Forensic patients
Summary: A forensic patient is someone who is detained in hospital and has had some involvement with the courts or prison system. You must be given treatment for mental illness if you are a forensic patient. You can make decisions about your mental health treatment. A psychiatrist must talk to you about what mental health treatment you would like.

Title: Video on Palliative Care
Summary: Each video is about palliative care tailored to a specific cultural group

Title: Violence against women doesn't just start. It grows: a guide to having conversations with young people
Summary: This translated brochure is a guide to having conversations with young people about violence against women. the brochure emphasises that the cycle of violence against women starts with disrespectful behaviour, and when we excuse these behaviours in our kids, we let it grow. It includes information on how to influence children's beliefs from a young age and having the conversation.

Title: Viral illness in children
Summary: A translated consumer fact sheet for use by hospital emergency departments about viral illness in children. It includes information on what causes a viral illness, symptoms, treatment, home care, and what to expect.

Title: Vision impairment overview and diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with vision impairment and child health specialists talk about early signs that a child might have vision impairment. Parents describe experiences of getting their child diagnosed. Specialists talk about different causes of vision impairment – problems with the eyes and also with messages getting from the eyes to the brain

Title: Vision impairment: after the diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, child health specialists talk about how early intervention can help children with vision impairment learn and develop. Parents talk about getting early intervention after diagnosis and how it helped their child’s development. Health specialists say it’s important to encourage a child’s other senses, and support children who’ll be Braille readers.

Title: Visual planning matrix
Summary: This is a simple planning tool that includes visuals for each developmental area. It provides a simple way of recording a picture of the child’s characteristics, the impact of those characteristics, the families concerns, and who could help.

Title: Vitamin D consumer guide
Summary: A guide to Vitamin D with information on sun exposure, deficiency, supplements and food.

Title: Voluntary assisted dying
Summary: Victoria is the first state in Australia to pass voluntary assisted dying laws. The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act (2017) provides a safe legal framework for people who are suffering and dying to choose the manner and timing of their death.  This document provides an overview about voluntary assisted dying with information on background, law, access and how it will work.

Title: Voluntary assisted dying - bilingual glossary
Summary: This bilingual glossary is designed to help you understand the terminology related to voluntary assisted dying.

Title: Vulvovaginitis
Summary: Vulvovaginitis (vul-vo-vaj-ee-night-is) is inflammation or irritation of the vagina and vulva (external female genital area). Mild vulvovaginitis is a very common problem, and some children will have vulvovaginitis many times. Once puberty has begun, vulvovaginitis usually occurs less often. In most cases, vulvovaginitis is not a serious problem and it will usually improve with simple steps at home. Usually no medical treatment or tests are needed.

Title: Water safety: home safety and injury prevention
Summary: Information on how to ensure safe water playing for children

Title: Wellbeing: invest in your life. Mental health month fact sheet 2011
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can improve wellbeing.

Title: What's your cough telling you?
Summary: The resource provides information on the symptoms of lung cancer and the importance of early assessment by a GP or healthcare worker.

Title: What are my housing options? Student housing 1
Summary: An outline of possible housing options for students

Title: What are you waiting for (30 seconds version)
Summary: What are you waiting for? is a powerful video highlighting the importance of organ and tissue donation.

Title: What are you waiting for? ( 1minute version)
Summary: What are you waiting for? is a powerful video highlighting the importance of organ and tissue donation.

Title: What can you do to support White Ribbon?
Summary: Here are some ideas on how to support White Ribbon and encourage men and boys to help break the cycle of violence against women.

Title: What care do I need (video)
Summary: Feeling unwell and not sure what to do? This video is a guide to the most appropriate healthcare action. It covers the types of healthcare services available in Australia including GPs, the healthdirect helpline, pharmacists and explains when a visit to the emergency department is necessary.

Title: What do I need to know before moving in (private rental and share houses)
Summary: Overview on tenants rights and duties before moving into a rental property.

Title: What do I need to know before moving in? (rooming houses)
Summary: Overview on your rights and duties when renting a room.

Title: What do I need to know before moving out? Student housing
Summary: There are a few things that one must take care of before moving out, although the legal responsibilities can vary slightly depending on the type of accommodation you are in.

Title: What do you want for your end-of-life care?
Summary: While end-of-life care planning can be overwhelming, having the conversation and documenting your wishes early will help to provide clarity and ease potential conflict with family and friends at a time when emotions run high.

Title: What every man needs to know
Summary: What every man needs to know about how his reproductive system works. Includes information about prostate health, male infertility, testosterone deficiency, testicular cancer and erection problems.

Title: What happens if someone in my family can't make decisions because of disability, illness or injury?
Summary: If adults can't make a decision because of disability, illness or injury on whom to choose to make decisons for them - there is a tribunal that can help. It is called the 'Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

Title: What is a depressive disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about depressive disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is an eating disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about eating disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

Title: What is assisted reproductive technology?
Summary: This brochure provides an overview of the most common techniques involved with assisted reproductive technology (ART), including IVF, artificial insemination, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).

Title: What is autism? (fact sheet)
Summary: Autism is a developmental disorder that occurs in both boys and girls across all cultures and communities. It affects how a person learns and how they interact with others and their surroundings, All people on the autism spectrum are unique. Autismis also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder

Title: What is autism? (poster)
Summary: This poster describes what is autism.

Title: What is diabetes?
Summary: This fact sheet provides an overview of the different types of diabetes, diabetes symptoms and diabetes management. It also provides information on how to seek help.

Title: What is Dementia? (About dementia 1)
Summary: Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person's normal social or working life.

Title: What is elder abuse? Elder abuse prevention
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides a brief overview of elder abuse and sources of information and support.

Title: What is lymphoma?
Summary: An overview of lymphoma including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: What is primary prevention?
Summary: This translated fact sheet outlines what Primary Prevention is, the action to stop men’s violence against women implemented before violence occurs which aims to stop the likelihood of men and boys using violence against women and girls. It also includes what Secondary and Tertiary Prevention is.

Title: What is PrEP factsheet?
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains how PrEP is an extra way to protect yourself from getting HIV/AIDS. It outlines what is it and for it is for, how long one has to take it before being protected, side effects, trying to get pregnant and taking PrEP while on other medications.

Title: What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)?
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It includes facts regarding individual's eligibility, reasonable and necassary support, what isn't funded, information about children with disabilities and families, and has a contact information for interpreters.

Title: What is Thunderstorm Asthma?
Summary: Thunderstorm asthma is asthma that is triggered by a particular type of thunderstorm when there is high amounts of grass pollen in the air (typically between October and end December). It can result in people wheezing, feeling short of breath, and tight in the chest with coughing. This can be sudden, serious, and even life threatening.

Title: What men can do
Summary: To end men’s violence against women, we need to change attitudes and behaviour – this will take time. Here are some practical steps men can take every day to help end men’s violence against women

Title: What to do if you are being bullied
Summary: Tip sheets for students with strategies on what you can do if you are being bullied.

Title: What to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital
Summary: Information about what to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 1: What are my needs and dreams?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book by yourself, with your family, with a friend, and with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. They can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 2: What I do, who I know, what I hope for
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book: • by yourself • with your family • with a friend • with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. They can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: What will give me a good life? Workbook 3: Can funding get me a good life?
Summary: This book is written in Easy English and translated into 9 languages. It provides ideas about what will give you a good life.You can use this book by yourself, with your family, with a friend, and with a group of people. It is one of three workbooks published by My Choice Matters and available on the Health Translations Directory to help people determine what a 'good life' looks like for them. This books contains information about NDIS funding and can be useful during the planning process to access the NDIS.

Title: When a baby has died (Multilingual brochure)
Summary: A help sheet for parents from CALD backgrounds whose babies have died through miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death; how to seek help and feelings that may be experienced

Title: When children are learning more than one language
Summary: This brochure emphasises the benefits of children learning more than one language.

Title: When someone dies in hospital - bereavement information
Summary: When someone dies in hospital it can be a traumatic and confusing time for families. This information package will help you work through the tasks that need to be attended to. Our staff are here to support you and assist with any specific cultural requirements you have during this difficult time.

Title: When to come to hospital in labour
Summary: Provides information about what to expect at the start of labour and when to present at hospital.

Title: When you get a breach of duty notice
Summary: This factsheet outlines the duties of a tenant

Title: When you want to leave
Summary: Overview of rights and responsibilities if you want to end the lease.

Title: Which housing option is right for me? Student housing 2
Summary: The housing option that best suits your needs will depend on a range of factors, most of which are practical (such as the cost). However before you sign anything, it is worth taking the time to consider the legal status of each accommodation type, as this could help you make your final choice

Title: Who can help?
Summary: This is a written guide that clarifies the roles of different services and supports that could assist the family and the child.

Title: Who will decide for you if you can't decide for yourself? Think about planning ahead
Summary: This information sheet explains how you can plan ahead in case you lose capacity to make your own decision one day.

Title: Whooping cough vaccine and your pregnancy
Summary: Whooping cough vaccine given to the mother when she is pregnant is the best way to stop babies from getting whooping cough. This resource addresses common questions around the use of this vaccine in pregnant women.

Title: Why make a will?
Summary: This information sheet explains what a will is - why you should have one and the legal aspects of it..

Title: Why play is important
Summary: Play is more than just for babies and children. It's how they learn and develop. Playing with your child is one of the most important things you can do

Title: Will you recognise your heart attack? fact sheet
Summary: What are the warning signs of heart attack? The most common warning signs of a heart attack are outlined in this fact sheet.

Title: Within My Walls, a community education short film resource on elder abuse
Summary: This translated video is about Elder abuse, any act that harms older people and that is carried out by someone they know and should be able to trust such as family or friends. The video outlines that such harm can be financial, physical, sexual, emotional or psychological, including mistreatment or neglect. ECCV would like to see suspected elder abuse in ethnic communities addressed within the context of cultural behaviours, values and expectations.

Title: Women and heart disease
Summary: Heart disease isn’t just a men’s health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is the top killer of women (and men).The best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, and to help prevent it getting worse if it already exists, is to improve or remove the risk factors over which you have some control. This brochure lists the main risk factors and shows the best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease.

Title: Working in Australia: workplace rights overview
Summary: All employees working in Australia have the same workplace rights including migrant workers and visa holders. This is a website addressing rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. It contains information on pay, holiday and other leave entitlements, starting and ending a job, fair work statement plus a video about working in Australia.

Title: Worms
Summary: There are many different types of intestinal worms, but the most common is threadworm (also called pinworm). Threadworm is a type of roundworm that is commonly found in preschool and school-aged children, however the whole family can become infected. Threadworm causes a very itchy bottom, which is usually worse at night. If your child is infected with threadworm, it is not usually serious and can be treated easily with medication.

Title: Worried about your memory (checklist)?
Summary: If you are worried about memory, this checklist will help you determine whether you need to talk about it with your doctor.

Title: Year 7 secondary school vaccine program - information and consent form
Summary: This translated consent form is for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and the Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough vaccine that are offered to all children in Year 7 at secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting. It firstly provides information on HPV and Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough, and then has the consent form attached.

Title: Yi's Story ( English of Chinese versions)
Summary: Learn about Yi’s story of his experience receiving a liver transplant:

Title: Young people - developing strong resilient adults
Summary: This translated resource provides information and guidelines on developing strong, resilient adults. If young people see their parent or primary caregiver being physically or psychologically abused, they may either experience or use violence in their own adult relationships. This resource provides some perpesctives from young people, describes how to help them and what you can do to help yourself.

Title: Your brain matters: 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health
Summary: This translated guide was developed to inform of simple steps to help lower individual’s risk of developing chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The five steps encourage looking after your heart, physical activity, mentally challenging yourself, a healthy diet and enjoying social activity.

Title: Your guide to Commonwealth Home Support Programme services: supporting you to live at home
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can receive support in their home and daily life through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. You should read this booklet if you have been assessed by a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) for Commonwealth Home Support Programme services

Title: Your guide to home care package services
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can receive support in their home and daily life through the Home Care Packages Program. You should read this booklet if you have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), or an Aged Care Assessment Service if you are in Victoria, for a home care package. There are four levels of consumer directed coordinated packages of services through the Home Care Packages Program including personal care, support services and nursing, allied health and clinical services.

Title: Your home care package making it work for you
Summary: his video aims to give older people just approved for a package a head start to think about what is possible, once they receive a Home Care Package.

Title: Your pathway to accessing a home care package
Summary: This brochure provides information about home care packages.

Title: Your rights when you buy something
Summary: When you buy goods and services including disability-related purchases, you have rights under law. This guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems. It is written in Easy English, which is more accessible for people who have difficulty reading and understanding written information.

Title: Your safety - your health
Summary: The ‘Your safety, your health’ booklet provides patients, carers, families and consumers with information and advice on participating in the management of their safety and decision making processes regarding their health. The information contained within this booklet is given as a guide to help patients, carers, families and consumers understand what they can do in their health decision making process.

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