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01 Feb 2021... 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.
Advice on some things you can do to minimise your risk of heat-related illness.
01 Jul 2013... 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.
01 Oct 2019... This video provides information for students to know how to call Triple Zero (000) in an emergency.
Fire safe behaviour is reliant on the awareness of risk and knowing what to do to reduce that risk. Adequate supervision and positive role modelling for young children is very important. Parents and carers can help reduce this risk by controlling or removing possible re hazards around the home.
Advice on how to be prepared for a fire
This factsheet lists some risks and how to reduce them as well as what you need to do if a grassfire starts.
01 Dec 2015... These posters have been developed to assist communities in the event or aftermath of a fire.
01 Jun 2018... Brochure with tips on how to stay safe during a heatwave.
This book tells you how to stay safe in a heatwave.
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