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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: 5 ways to a healthy lifestyle
Summary: With good food habits and daily physical activity you will be well on your way to a healthy life. Easy to say, but sometimes not so easy to do!Our busy lifestyles can be hard on our family’s health. Rushing to and from school and work can make it hard to find time to be physically active. We can also slip into the habit of choosing unhealthy snacks and take-away foods or spending our free time watching TV or in front of the computer.

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 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 help you manage your catheter and drainage bags
Summary: A catheter can make a difference to your quality of life and it can be a big adjustment for you. This information will help you manage some of the physical aspects of living with a catheter

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 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 Consumer Affairs Victoria
Summary: Basic information and contact details about the services. Consumer Affairs Victoria is the state’s consumer affairs regulator. Their purpose is to help Victorians be responsible and informed traders and consumers.

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

Title: Anorexia nervosa in children
Summary: Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. The first thing many people notice is that the young person, usually a girl, eats less.

Title: Anxiety in children
Summary: Anxiety is a word that health professionals use when a child is fearful or distressed and the distress keeps going on for a long time.

Title: Anyone can get condoms: Safe sex. No regrets.
Summary: A translated resource on how to practise safe sex to avoid sexually transmitted infections and HIV. It includes information on negotiating safe sex, safe sex and overseas travel, and how to use a condom correctly.

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

Title: Are you a seasonal, contract or casual (intermittent) worker? (Bilingual version)
Summary: What is seasonal, contract or casual (intermittent) work? This fact sheet outlines the differences between a seasonal, contract and casual worker.

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: Assistance for child care (Bilingual version)
Summary: The Australian Government offers a range of payments and services to help families with the costs of child care.

Title: Assurance of support (Bilingual version)
Summary: Some migrants need to get an Assurance of Support (AoS) before their visa to live in Australia can be granted.

Title: Asthma and allergy
Summary: Due to the close link between asthma and allergy, it can be more difficult to manage your asthma if your allergies are not managed well also. Our guide shows you management and treatment options for for those living with asthma and allergies

Title: Asthma and complementary therapies
Summary: A complementary therapy is any healing practice that is not considered to be part of conventional (mainstream) medicine. Complementary therapies, however, may be used alongside conventional care. This guide outlines the use of complementary therapies for those living with asthma.

Title: Asthma and healthy living
Summary: A guide to healthy habits and lifestyle choices for people with asthma.

Title: Asthma and lung function tests
Summary: If you have asthma, or are suspected to have it, you will need to have lung function (breathing) tests. These tests check how well your lungs are working and how asthma affects your breathing. Two types of breathing tests are used for asthma – spirometry and peak flow measurement.

Title: Asthma and older adults
Summary: Asthma symptoms can be worrying and have a major impact on your life. But, the good news is they can be prevented and managed. You just need to understand what asthma is, what makes your symptoms get worse, and how you can control your asthma.

Title: Asthma and wheezing in the first years of life
Summary: Our guide for parents and those caring for babies and preschoolers explains these differences and gives advice about the best ways to manage asthma and wheezing.

Title: Attention cleaners - your safety is important
Summary: Safety instructions for cleaners on how to deal with needles, sharps bins and what to do in cases of a needlestick injury or where blood splashed into the eyes or a cut.

Title: Australian Taxation Office Information in other languages
Summary: This is information to help people from non-English speaking backgrounds understand tax and superannuation (super) in Australia.

Title: Avian influenza ('bird flu')
Summary: A new epidemic of severe influenza amongst flocks of poultry was identified in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in December 2003 and has subsequently spread to several other Asian countries including Vietnam, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Laos and Indonesia. The virus is called influenza A H5N1. This influenza virus has since infected a small number of humans who have had contact with diseased birds or their faeces. Some of the people infected with this virus have died. Should this virus develop the ability to be transmitted easily be-tween people (eg. by combining with a human influenza virus), it is possible that many more humans would be infected.

Title: Avoid a debt (Bilingual version)
Summary: If you receive a Centrelink payment you need to tell us about your income and any changes in your circumstances. This is so we can make sure you get the correct payment amount and do not get overpaid. This resource lists all the changes in circumstances you need to report to Centrelink.

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 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: 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: Barmah Forest virus infection
Summary: Barmah Forest virus is a germ that can infect people through mosquito bites. Past infection with Barmah Forest virus may have a protective effect against future infection. Barmah Forest virus is related to Ross River virus.

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

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: 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 a healthy woman
Summary: This translated educational resource for women with an intellectual disability, their families, health care providers, carers and support workers that provides extensive information on female relevant topics from puberty to menopause, from healthy eating to close relationships, sex and pregnancy.

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: Bilingualism and languages learning
Summary: This brochure explains the benefits of teaching a child more than one language.

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: Boils and skin infections
Summary: Contents: What is a boil? What is Impetigo? How are Boils and Impetigo treated? How are Boils and Impetigo spread? How can you stop the spread of Boils and Impetigo?

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

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: Breastfeeding and returning to work
Summary: This translated brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Bringing up children with down syndrome
Summary: This translated resource outlines some facts about Down syndrome, the importance of early education and where parents can find support.

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: Buying a car
Summary: This information will help you make the right decisions when buying a car.

Title: Caffeine and your health
Summary: How caffeine, found in coffee, tea, chocolate, cocoa and in cola drinks, can affect health.

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: 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: 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: Centrepay (Bilingual 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: 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: 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 care subsidy (bilingual version)
Summary: Child Care Subsidy helps with the cost of approved child care. This information sheet lists the eligibility criteria you have to meet.

Title: Child dental benefit schedule (bilingual version)
Summary: The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides access to benefits for basic dental services for children and teenagers aged 2 to 17.

Title: Children's infectious diseases
Summary: A guide to infectious diseases in children, and how to prevent spreading them.

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: Chlamydia - from NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Summary: Contents: What is chlamydia? How do you catch chlamydia? How do you know if you have been infected with chlamydia? Is there a test for chlamydia? What is the treatment for chlamydia? Are there any complications? Do sexual partners need treatment? How is chlamydia prevented?

Title: Choose water as a drink
Summary: Drinking water is the best way to quench your thirst. Even better, it doesn’t come with all the sugar and energy (kilojoules) found in fruit juice drinks, soft drinks, sports drinks and flavoured mineral waters. This factsheet also provides Ideas to help you to drink more water

Title: Code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners
Summary: The code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners sets out what you can expect from your provider.

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: Combined oral contraceptive pill
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on the pill as a contraceptive - contact numbers only valid in NSW.

Title: Common vaginal and vulval conditions
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on common vaginal discharge and vulval conditions - contact numbers only valid in NSW

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: 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: Complementary therapies
Summary: General information on the use of complementary therapies for arthritis; including acupunture and herbal medicines. It also includes a summary of current research evidence regarding these therapies and tips for their safe use.

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: Conciliating your complaint
Summary: Conciliation means that a resolution officer, after obtaining consent from the parties, will refer the complaint to an independent conciliator who will hold a formal face-to-face meeting.

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: Consent to share information
Summary: Health information is often particularly sensitive, therefore consumers need to be confident that their information will be handled appropriately and confidentially. This makes it critical that at the time of collecting information, the consumer is provided with information about their privacy. The consumer privacy information brochure "Your Information, It's Private" has been developed to assist in this process.

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: Consumer privacy information brochure
Summary: Health information is often particularly sensitive, therefore consumers need to be confident that their information will be handled appropriately and confidentially. This makes it critical that at the time of collecting information, the consumer is provided with information about their privacy. The consumer privacy information brochure "Your Information, It's Private" has been developed to assist in this process.

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: Cooking for children book
Summary: Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.

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: Cryptosporidiosis
Summary: A guide to cryptosporidiosis, an infection which causes diarrhoea. Includes information on causes, prevention and symptoms.

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: Dealing with pain
Summary: Living with pain can be one of the hardest parts of having arthritis. This sheet provides information on the pain cycle and techniques for pain management.

Title: Decisions about down time: a balancing act
Summary: Balancing inactive time with active time ensures that your child has the opportunity to develop in a range of ways

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 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: Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood
Summary: Translated information about depression in pregnancy and early parenthood, including signs and symptoms of depression, causes of depression, treatment options, coping strategies, and how to find help.

Title: Depression in children
Summary: There are a number of ways to work out how serious our children's feelings are.

Title: Developing movement skills
Summary: Most children really enjoy active play. Parents can use this natural enthusiasm to help improve children’s skills and confidence in being active.

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: Diabetes in pregnancy - gestational diabetes
Summary: This translated fact sheet explains what gestational diabetes is how it can not only develop during their pregnancy but also how it can affect the pregnancy and the woman’s future health. It outlines what causes gestational diabetes, what pregnant women need to do, and also how it can be managed.

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: Directors/coordinators book
Summary: The most detailed of all the Guidelines resources. Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity, how to develop nutrition and physical activity policies and ways to support and encourage staff, carers and families.

Title: Disruptive disorders in children
Summary: Disruptive Disorders are what health professionals call the problems our children are having when they have difficulty in following the rules that most other children accept.

Title: Do you have a child turning four in this financial year? (bilingual version)
Summary: If your family receives Family Tax Benefit Part A and an income support payment such as: (Parenting Payment, Newstart Allowance or from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs) your child will need to have a health check for you to receive the Family Tax Benefit Part A Supplement.

Title: Do you need a hospital emergency department - or can your local doctor help?
Summary: A guide to understanding the difference between problems needing hospital emergency treatment, and those that can be helped by your local doctor.

Title: Does someone you know need a speech pathologist?
Summary: Information about common speech problems in children and adults, and how a speech pathologist can help. Please note contact numbers in these brochure are not correct

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: Door-to-door-sales
Summary: Door-to-door sales may include people who are trying to sell household goods, offering to do repairs to the house or asking you to change gas, electricity, telephone or internet providers.

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 1: how parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds
Summary: How parents and caregivers can prevent burns and scalds

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 2: tips around the home
Summary: Fire safe behaviour is reliant on the awareness of risk and knowing what to do to reduce the 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 fire hazards around the home.

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 3: understanding burn and scald injuries
Summary: Understanding burns and scalds injuries.

Title: Early fire safe fact sheet 4: be prepared for a fire
Summary: Advises on how to be prepared for a fire

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 fewer snacks and select healthier alternatives
Summary: Healthy snacks in between main meals help kids and teens meet their daily nutritional needs. This fact sheet provides ideas to help kids and teens ‘snack smart' and explains what makes a healthy snack

Title: Eat more fruit and vegies
Summary: Eating fruit and vegetables every day will help your child grow strong and healthy. Children aged 2-3 years should eat 1 serve of fruit and 2.5 serves of vegetables and children aged 4-8 years should eat 1.5 serves of fruit and 4.5 serves of vegetables, each day. (Approximately half of these amounts for toddlers aged 1-2 years).

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

Title: Exercises before and after birth
Summary: Information for women about important exercises during pregnancy and after childbirth. Amanong many others exercises for back pain and pelvic floor

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: 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 prevention for children in hospital - information for parents and carer
Summary: Top tips to prevent a child's fall in hospital

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

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 Book
Summary: Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.

Title: Family help kit- grief and loss
Summary: Not all children and adolescents have two parents to give them love and security for a number of reasons. In NSW, an increasing number of families are experiencing the trauma and disruption of separation and divorce. Families may also experience loss through the illness or death of a family member. Even the death of a loved pet or a close friend moving away may cause significant distress to children and adolescents

Title: Family help kit - depression
Summary: Depression has been predicted as one of the major health problems of the 21st century. More adolescents and young people are experiencing depression. This is known to increase their risk for other mental health problems such as hazardous use of alcohol and other drugs and suicide

Title: Family help kit - fears and anxiety
Summary: Anxiety is a normal part of life for children, adolescents and adults. This is usually a temporary response to stress. However, when anxiety persists it may be necessary to obtain assistance. Untreated anxiety that lasts for a longer period of time may make it difficult for a child to participate in normal activities and enjoy life.

Title: Family help kit - post traumatic stress
Summary: This translated Family Help Kit provides information about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a condition that some children and adolescents develop after they have experiences a traumatic, sometimes life threatening, event. It includes information on what the issue is, what are the signs and symptoms, and how to get help for PTSD problems.

Title: Family help kit - psychosis
Summary: Psychosis is a condition which impairs a person’s sense of reality. This may be from a mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (manic depression). Symptoms of psychosis can also at times be caused by brain injury or infection, alcohol or drug misuse. Most young people recover from psychosis to live full and satisfying lives.

Title: Family matters - how to approach drug issues with your family
Summary: A guide to talking about drug issues with children and young people, including information about legal and illicit drugs and alcohol, and tips for communicating with children and young people.

Title: Family matters: how to approach drug issues with your family
Summary: This information booklet is designed to help parents answer questions when talking to their children about drugs, including alcohol.

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 tax benefit (bilingual version)
Summary: Family Tax Benefit is a two part payment that helps with the cost of raising children. This factsheet explains the difference of family tax benefit A and B and who is eligible.

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: Fever
Summary: Fever is usually a sign of infection in the body. Infections such as colds and flu are very common, especially in pre-school children. Young preschool children can have up to five to ten infections each year.

Title: Financial assistance for students (bilingual version)
Summary: The Australian Government provides financial help to eligible students through payments such as Youth Allowance and Austudy.This fact sheet lists possible financial support for students.

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: Financial information service (FIS) (bilingual 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: 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
Summary: The fire danger rating tells you how dangerous a fire would be if one started. It helps you to know when conditions are dangerous enough to put your bushfire survival plan in to action.

Title: Fire orders: what to do in case of fire
Summary: This fact sheet lists the 6 steps you need to do in case of a fire

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: 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: food from home
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: First foods: food provided by the early childhood setting
Summary: At around six months of age, a diet of breastmilk or formula alone no longer meets infants’ nutritional requirements. Other foods are needed to complement milk-feeds.

Title: Fitting more fruit and vegetables into your diet
Summary: If you’re not eating at least two pieces of fruit and five servings of vegetables each day, now’s the time to start. Although there’s no single “miracle” food to prevent or cure cancer, scientists know fruit and vegetables have some protective effect against this and other diseases. They also know that people who eat few fruits and vegetables have higher rates of cancer than those who don’t. Although some people think they can get the same benefits from vitamin and mineral supplements, this isn’t true. Vegetables and fruits don’t just contain vitamins and minerals, but also many other substances which are important for good health and which you won’t find in a pill.

Title: FKA children's services bicultural support program
Summary: FKA Children’s Services is an organisation which is funded by the government to provide support for all child care services.This support is to assist child care staff to provide programs which meet children’s cultural and language needs.

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 allergy and intolerance
Summary: This brochure will give you information on managing food allergies and intolerances including buying food, eating out and information on where you can get more help.

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 ideas for busy parents
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

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: Foodborne disease
Summary: Causes of foodborne disease (food poisoning) and how good hygiene helps prevent infection.

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: 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: From primary to high school: the next big step
Summary: This information sheet contains advice on how parents can help their child with the transition from primary to high school.

Title: Fuss free mealtimes
Summary: This factsheet provides tips to help parents feed fussy eaters.

Title: Genital herpes (HSV)
Summary: Causes, symptoms and treatment of genital herpes, including advice on coping with a recurrence, and the correct use of condoms.

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: Gentle exercise - nothing to lose and a lot to gain
Summary: A guide to the benefits of gentle exercise for older people, including stronger bones and muscles, a lower risk of falls and staying independent for longer.

Title: Get a replacement or duplicate Medicare card using your Medicare online account (Bilingual version)
Summary: Learn how to request a replacement or duplicate Medicare card using your Medicare online account.

Title: Get active each day
Summary: Regular physical activity is an important part of getting healthy and staying healthy. This factsheet lists the benefits and provides tips on how to help kids and teens be more active

Title: Get your immunisation history statement using your Medicare online account (Bilingual statement)
Summary: Learn how to use your Medicare online account to view, print and download an immunisation history statement for yourself or your child under 14 years of age.

Title: Getting out and about: outdoor active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Giardiasis
Summary: The document explains causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.

Title: Gifting (audio version)
Summary: 'Gifting’ is when you or your partner give away or dispose of an asset. Depending on the value of the gift this might have an impact on your Centrelink payments.

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 news about bad backs
Summary: Information about back pain including prevention and treatment.

Title: Growing older, but staying well
Summary: This is a guide about good health for older people including ways to keep body and mind active.

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 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: Hand washing tips (video)
Summary: Wash your hands. Sounds simple, but not doing it or doing it incorrectly can lead to illness.
So follow these simple tips to avoid making yourself sick:
- Always wash your hands every time you use the toilet
- Wash your hands before and during food preparation
Follow the 20/20 rule:
- 20 seconds washing with soap, rub and rinse with running water
- 20 seconds drying with a clean towel
This will ensure your hands don’t make you or anyone sick.


Title: Hand, foot and mouth disease
Summary: Symptoms and prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease, a usually mild illness that mainly affects children under 10.

Title: Head lice treatment options Information for parents and carers
Summary: This factsheet describes the two treatment options (the mechanical and the chemical one) to remove head lice.

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 and arthritis
Summary: This sheet has been written to address some common myths about food and arthritis. It provides general information about healthy eating and where to go for further information and advice. It does not provide specific advice for people with other medical conditions or food intolerances.

Title: Healthy eating and physical activity for early childhood: staff/carers book
Summary: Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.

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: 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 anxiety problems
Summary: This leaflet describes the most common types of anxiety disorders

Title: Help for infertile couples
Summary: This translated resource provides information for couples experiencing infertility. The included information covers when a couple should see a doctor, what causes infertility and assisted reproductive technology.

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 someone at risk of suicide
Summary: This brochure provides you with some advises if you are concerned that someone close to you is considering taking their own life and you would like to know how to help them keep safe.

Title: Hepatitis A (NSW)
Summary: Information about hepatitis A, including how it's transmitted, prevention and treatment.

Title: Hepatitis B
Summary: Hepatitis B is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. It is transmitted through contaminated blood and other body liquids. Hepatitis B can be prevented by immunisation.

Title: Hepatitis B: it's family business
Summary: Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. It can lead to liver damage and liver cancer. Many people who have the virus don’t know that they are infected. The most common way hepatitis B is passed on in many countries is from mother to baby at birth.

Title: Hepatitis C - what you need to know
Summary: The word 'hepatitis' means inflammation of the liver. This inflammation can be caused by chemicals, drugs, drinking too much alcohol, or viruses. Hepatitis C (HCV), or "hep C", is caused by the hepatitis C virus.

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

Title: How breastfeeding works
Summary: Breastfeeding Booklets in 8 languages featuring side-by-side Language/English Translation. Good for health professionals and mothers to read together. They appreciate being able to work together on an issue and read the same information in their own languages – this helps to overcome communication barriers where English language proficiency and/or specific terms related to breastfeeding are limitations to accessing breastfeeding support. The information is clear, in easy to read, non-medical language and is detailed enough but brief. The clear diagrams and use of full colour photographs also make them appealing. Topics include expressing & storing breastmilk, colostrum, sore nipples, weaning, engorgement, increasing supply, attachment, working & breastfeeding.

Title: How to be safe in and around the water
Summary: Guidelines to help prevent adults and children from drowning. Includes important safety measures to take at home, on the beach, around creeks and dams, aboard boats and while rockfishing.

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 keep your blood pressure healthy
Summary: Why high blood pressure (hypertension) harms health. Preventing high blood pressure.

Title: How to make a complaint or provide feedback (bilingual version)
Summary: If Centrelink, Medicare or Child Support haven’t met their service commitments you can make a complaint or povide feedback to help improve their services.

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 Quit
Summary: Finding your own strategy for quitting is important. Different methods suit different people. Choose a quitting method you feel comfortable with that suits your lifestyle. Once you've found the quitting strategy that best suits you, you'll feel more in control of your quitting attempt.

Title: How to sterilise bottles and utensils
Summary: Instructions for sterilising babies' bottles and teats.

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: 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: Immunisation (bilingual 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: 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: 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: Infant formula
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

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: 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 discrimination
Summary: Victorian law protects people from discrimination, sexual harassment, victimisation, and racial and religious vilification.

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: Instructions for a mid-stream urine specimen for men and women
Summary: Instructions for both men and women on how to provide a mid-stream urine specimen for a urine test.

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: 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: International Social Security Agreement between Australia and the Republic of Korea (Bilingual version)
Summary: The Department of Human Services (DHS) delivers Australian social security payments to individuals. You will have to tell us about all of your, and in some instances, your partner’s income and assets if you want to claim an Australian pension.

Title: Interpreter required card
Summary: Use the Interpreter required card to book a professional Interpreter in the hospital.

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: Jaundice in babies
Summary: Fact sheet on jaundice, a common problem in newborn babies. Explains which babies are more likely to have jaundice and how it's treated.

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: Jobseekers (bilingual version)
Summary: If you are looking for work, have lost your job or are at risk of losing your job, there may be services to support you.

Title: Keeping children on the move
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

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: Kessler 10 (K10) assessment form
Summary: The Kessler (K10) measure is a 10-item self-report questionnaire intended to yield a global measure of "psychological distress" based on questions about the level of anxiety and depressive symptoms in the most recent 4-week period.

Title: Kessler 10 (K10) brochure - whose recovery and outcome are they anyway?
Summary: This brochure provides information about consumer self-assessment in mental health. It includes information about the Kessler 10 and how it will be used, as well as the Consumer Wellness Plan.

Title: Kidney transplant factsheet: a treatment option
Summary: When kidney failure becomes very advanced, your kidneys are so damaged they can no longer do their job. A transplant is a treatment for kidney failure but it is not a cure. A transplant potentially offers a more active life and a longer life, free from dialysis as well as dietary restrictions. However, your new kidney needs a lifetime of care.

Title: Kids' First aid for asthma chart
Summary: Quick action may help prevent an asthma attack from becoming an asthma emergency.

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: 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: Lead and health - is your family at risk?
Summary: The health risks of lead in the environment and how to avoid them.

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: Legionnaires disease
Summary: A guide to Legionnaire's disease, including, causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment.

Title: Leptospirosis
Summary: A guide to leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals, and which is more common in north eastern NSW and Queensland. People who have close contact with animals are more at risk from this disease. Information includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Title: Letters and poster notifying care recipients about upcoming site audits
Summary: Care recipients and representatives are actively encouraged to contribute to decisions made by residential aged care homes and home care services about the care and services they receive. This ensures a strong continuous improvement approach for providers, as well as a focus on the needs and preferences of care recipients. Use our templates of letters and posters for residential aged care homes available in 20 community languages to inform care recipients and representatives about quality assessors from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

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: Listeriosis
Summary: A guide to preventing listeria infection or listeriosis, a rare but serious foodborne disease.

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

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: Looking after yourself with chronic kidney disease
Summary: Once you have been diagnosed with kidney disease there are many actions you can take to slow down the damage to your kidneys and keep you away from treatment such as dialysis and transplantation for as long as possible.

Title: Losing a finger: it can happen to anyone
Summary: Prevention of hand injuries, including first aid information to save an amputed finger.

Title: Lunchbox Ideas: meals for early childhood settings
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochues covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

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

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: 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: 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: Medicare is Australia’s health care system (bilingual version)
Summary: Medicare provides payments and services that can help when you, or someone you care for, use health care services or buy medicines. This is an overview of how Medicare works.

Title: Medicare self service (bilingual version)
Summary: You can do a range of Medicare services without having to call or visit us. You can use your Medicare online account through myGov or the Express Plus Medicare mobile app.

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 and Arthritis
Summary: General information about the main types of medicines used for people with arthritis. It also gives tips on the safe use of medicines and where to go for further information. This sheet does not cover the full range of possible side effects for each medicine, which should be discussed further with a doctor or pharmacist.

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

Title: Meningococcal disease
Summary: Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.

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

Title: Mental health and coronary heart disease
Summary: There are strong links between depression, social isolation and heart disease.

Title: Mental health in a changing world - the impact of culture and diversity
Summary: Culture can strongly influence understanding and acceptance of mental illness

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: 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: 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: Mobile phone contracts - tips for consumers
Summary: What you need to know and consider before and after you sign a mobile phone contract.

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: 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 problem gambling service postcard
Summary: The MPGS Brochure outlines some of the signs AND symptoms of problem gambling and how our services can help. Number active only from NSW

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

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

Title: Murray Valley encephalitis
Summary: A guide to Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE), a serious mosquito borne disease, usually occurring in remote north western Australia.

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

Title: My health record
Summary: My health record brings together health information from you, your healthcare providers and Medicare. It is an online summary of your key health information. This website contains information on how it works, it's benefits, who can see your records, your privacy and security control, how to opt out and answers other frequently asked questions.

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 time, our place
Summary: The My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia is about making care services for school aged children better. The framework helps care services to develop opportunities for school aged children to participate in leisure and play-based activities that respond to their needs, interests and choices. My Time, Our Place is part of the Australian Government's National Quality Framework which is about ensuring children receive a high standard of education and care. It is one part of the picture that will help Australia realise the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) vision that will see 'all children have the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation'.

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 about gambling fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheets lists a number of myths, superstitions and false beliefs that have developed around gaming machines.

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 assessment program- literacy and numeracy
Summary: This information sheet explains what is the national assesment program- lIteracy and nurmeracy (NAPLAN) test

Title: National Asthma Council Australia Asthma Action Plan
Summary: Many written asthma action plans are available, as different action plans suit different people. The asthma action plan chosen should be appropriate for the person’s age, educational status, language and culture.

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: Needing help after someone has died? (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet lets people know about the payments and support available after someone close to them dies. It offers information on the steps that need to be taken and the emotional and financial support available.

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

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: Non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU)
Summary: Information about non-gonoccocal urethritis, a common sexually transmitted infection in men, including causes, prevention and complications. Includes information about how to use a condom correctly.

Title: Nutrition & kidney failure
Summary: When you have chronic kidney disease, diet can be an important part of your treatment. Your recommended diet may change overtime if your kidney condition or medical treatment changes.

Title: Nutrition panels (video)
Summary: Nutrition information panels can be found on nearly all packaged foods. They list the energy in kilojoules, the protein, the total fats and saturated fats, the total carbohydrates and sugar, and the sodium which is salt. There are two columns: one by serve and the other by 100 grams. The 100 gram column can help you choose healthier products as you can compare similar foods.

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: 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: Parent's guide to good vision
Summary: Many children try to adapt to their vision problem without knowing they could see better. As a parent you are best placed to detect the signs of a potential vision problem.

Title: Parenting payment (bilingual version)
Summary: Parenting Payment is income support for parents or guardians to help with the cost of raising children.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with measuring length and area
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents/carers which describes how children learn about measurement and offers practical and fun suggstions for developing this skill.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with measuring temperature and time
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which outlines how children learn about temperature and time. It provides practical ideas for developing these concepts at home.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with measuring volume and mass
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which describes how children learn about volume and mass and provides advice on games and activities that will develop skills.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with mental calculations
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents/carers which describes how to foster the development of using mental strategies to solve problems in common daily activities.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with patterns and algebra
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which outlines activities to help children to recognise, make, describe and continue repeating patterns.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with representing and interpreting graphs and tables
Summary: A numeracy resource for parents and carers which describes activities to promote children's understanding of graphs and tables.

Title: Parents count too - helping your child with shapes and objects
Summary: This factsheet explains what spatial mathematics is and how you can help your child to identify the different shapes such as triangles and circles.

Title: Parents count too: helping your child with arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Summary: This factsheets has information to help parents teach their children to count.

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: Parvovirus B19 and Fifth disease
Summary: Information about parvovirus B19, a common virus causing 'fifth disease', a mild illness that is more likely to affect children.

Title: Peanut allergy - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Summary: Information for parents about peanut allergy in children.

Title: Peanut allergy and peanut free diet
Summary: Peanut allergy is a reaction which occurs soon after exposure to peanuts or peanut products. It is due to lgE allergy antibodies against peanut proteins.

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: Pertussis (whooping cough)
Summary: Information about pertussis (whooping cough), a disease that can be very serious in small children, but is preventable by immunisation.

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: 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: Play is all about learning - a guide to play for parents of children 2 and a half to 5 years
Summary: Information for parents of children aged 21/2 to 5 on how play helps children learn and develop, and how playing with children build good relationships between parents and children. Includes practical tips for the type of play that helps children learn, and how playgroups can benefit both children and parents.

Title: Play is all about learning - a guide to play for parents of children birth to 2 and a half years
Summary: Information for parents with children 0 to 2 1/2 years on why play helps children learn and develop, and how playing with children helps builds good relationships between parents and children. Includes tips on the type of play that helps children learn, and information about how playgroups can benefit children and parents.

Title: Poisonous plants or harmful plants
Summary: Lots of plants are poisonous or capable of causing highly allergic reactions. Some will also pierce you with their sharp spines. Few actually do lasting harm but some should be treated with care and respect..

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: Positive eating practices
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: Post natal cue cards
Summary: These cards can help women communicate with their doctors when an interpreter is not available.

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

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

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

Title: Psittacosis
Summary: Information about psittacosis, an uncommon disease that can be passed to humans by birds. Includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

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: Rabies and Bat Lyssavirus infection
Summary: A guide to rabies and bay lyssavirus infection, serious diseases transmitted by bites and scratches from infected animals. Includes information on prevention.

Title: Reading with your child at home
Summary: Ideas for parents and carers to help their young children with reading

Title: Reasons to quit smoking
Summary: How smoking affects health, and the health benefits of quitting.

Title: Receiving your Medicare benefit payment (bilingual version)
Summary: Whether you claim your benefit at your doctor, online or in person, your Medicare benefit is paid electronically into your nominated bank account. Your payment is usually available the next working day. This factsheet outlines what you need to do.

Title: Rent assistance (bilingual version)
Summary: Rent Assistance provides financial help to people who pay rent and receive a Centrelink payment from us

Title: Renting for international students
Summary: Information to help international students understand their rights and make good decisions about accommodation.

Title: Renting: a basic guide
Summary: Information about renting a property in South Australia covering: lease agreements a landlord's responsibilities a tenant's responsibilities common problems when renting.

Title: Residency requirements for family payments (bilingual version)
Summary: Holders of partner provisional or interdependency visas may receive the following payments if they are temporarily outside Australia for an approved reason: Family Tax Benefit, Parental Leave Pay, Dad and Partner Pay or Double Orphan Pension.

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: 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: Ross River fever
Summary: A guide to Ross River fever, a disease spread by mosquitoes which causes flu-like symptoms.

Title: Rubella
Summary: Facts about rubella, a viral infection which can cause serious damage to unborn babies. Includes information about immunisation.

Title: Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem
Summary: Information about postnatal depression, including how to recognise symptoms and where to get help.

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: 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: Seeking help if you're experiencing anxiety
Summary: This audio file explains the signs and symptons of anxiety disorder and how to seek help.

Title: Seeking help if you are experiencing depression
Summary: This audio file explains what are the signs and symptoms of depression and how to seek help.

Title: Self-esteem in young children under five
Summary: A parents' guide to developing self-esteem in young children.

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: Shigellosis
Summary: A guide to shigellosis, an infection caused by the Shigella bacteria, resulting in symptoms like diarrhoea, fever, nausea and stomach cramps. Inlucdes information on prevention and treatment.

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: Sign up, link in, get involved. Mental health week fact sheet 2009
Summary: This fact sheet provides a number of simple, everyday ideas for how you can sign up, link in or get involved.

Title: Skills for education and employment (bilingual version)
Summary: This translated resource provides information on the Skills for Education and Employment program, designed to help individuals gain the skills and confidence needed to improve chances of getting a job or successfully completing vocational training. It includes information on who is eligible for the program, who runs the program and where to get further information.

Title: Smoke alarms
Summary: Smoke alarms are compulsery in every home. When you’re asleep you lose your sense of smell. A smoke alarm is your electronic nose. It will alert you if there is smoke from a fire.

Title: Smoking and pregnancy
Summary: A guide to the effects of tobacco smoke on unborn babies, including information on how to quit smoking.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Sun Sense - information for parents and caregivers
Summary: This fact sheet discusses the issue of sun safety within a school context.

Title: Support for grandparents and non-parents caring for children (bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink can help grandparents and other non-parent carers of children. This fact sheets gives you with more information about your possible entitlements and provides contact details of relevant services.

Title: Support for new parents on leave from work (bilingual version)
Summary: Help if you are a parent taking time off work to care for a newborn or recently adopted child. The Australian Government funds the scheme.

Title: Supporting and understanding
Summary: What support may a person going through Hepatitis C treatment may require? Information about what family, friends and support groups can do.

Title: Supporting parents and families: the mental health and well-being of children and young people
Summary: This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.

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: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan - rapihaler only
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.

Title: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan - turbuhaler only
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.

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: TB medications
Summary: This fact sheets provides information on when treatment is recommended and what particular medications may be prescribed.

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

Title: The contraceptive implant
Summary: Bilingual Fact sheet on basic information on the contraceptive implant - contact numbers only valid in NSW

Title: The contraceptive injection
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on contraceptive injection - contact numbers only valid in NSW

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 gambling continuum
Summary: Classifications of stages of gambling.

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 active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

Title: The importance of drinking water
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

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 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 National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Summary: As the transition to the NDIS begins, Yooralla has developed a range of tools and resources to support customers to prepare for the scheme including information in different languages.

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 parents in children's active play
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.

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: 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: 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: Top tips for keeping safe online (bilingual version)
Summary: Centrelink is committed to keeping your personal information safe and values your online security. You play an important role in keeping your information safe when you are online. Here are some ways you can ensure your information stays private when you are online.

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: 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: Travelling con men
Summary: Travelling con men are dodgy tradesmen who knock on doors of homes and small businesses.

Title: Treatment options fact sheet
Summary: A sudden drop in kidney function is called Acute Kidney Failure. It is often short lived and treatment is only for a short while. More often kidney function worsens over a number of years and is called chronic kidney disease. Eventually it fails permanently and when there is only about 10 percent of function left, dialysis or a kidney transplant is needed. This resource discusses possible treatment options

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: Tuberculin test (Mantoux test)
Summary: The tuberculin skin test (also known as the Mantoux test) is one of the tests used to diagnose TB. The main use of the tuberculin test is to identify people infected with TB bacteria, but who do not have active disease. This is called latent TB infection. A chest x-ray is important for people who come into contact with a person with tuberculosis, and helps rule out the presence of TB.

Title: Tuberculosis - BCG vaccination
Summary: The vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) is known as BCG (bacille Calmette-Guérin) vaccine. This fact sheet provides information about who can get the vaccination and what to expect.

Title: Tuberculosis (signs & symptoms, treatment and prevention)
Summary: Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection that can affect almost any part of the body but most commonly affects the lungs when it is called ‘pulmonary tuberculosis’. This fact sheet provides comprehensive information in 8 languages about TB symptoms, treatment and prevention. Please note that contact details provided are for Queensland only.

Title: Tuberculosis (TB) screening for migrants
Summary: Before or shortly after you arrive in Queensland, the Australian Government may ask you to go to a Tuberculosis Control Unit in Brisbane, Rockhampton, Toowoomba, Townsville or Cairns for tuberculosis health screening. This service is free of charge.

Title: Turn off the TV or computer and get active
Summary: Spending too much time watching TV, surfing online or playing computer or electronic hand-held games is linked to children becoming overweight or obese. This fact sheet provides tips for parents and carers on how to set limits on TV watching, computer games and being online.

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

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 mental illness
Summary: Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that affect the mind or brain. These illnesses, which include bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and personality disorders, affect the way a person thinks, feels and acts.

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: Update your bank account details using your Medicare online account (Bilingual version)
Summary: Learn how to update your bank account details using your Medicare online account.

Title: Update your personal information using your Medicare online account (Bilingual information)
Summary: Learn how to update your personal information using your Medicare online account

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: 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 medicines, herbal medicines and vitamin preparations wisely
Summary: Guide to the safe use of prescription durgs and complementary medicines, including herbal remedies and vitamin and mineral supplements.

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: 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: Vaginal ring
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on the Vaginal Ring form of contraception. Information covered includes how it works, how to use it, potential side effects and what to do if you forget to use it. NSW contact details.

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: 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 gastroenteritis
Summary: Information on viral gastroenteritis, including how infections is spread, prevention, symptoms and treatment.

Title: Vision tips for safe driving
Summary: Information about the importance of good vision for safe driving.

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 for pregnant women and new mothers
Summary: The brochure informs the community about what Vitamin D deficiency is, and the potential risks for mothers and their babies. It also explains where to get Vitamin D levels checked and how to increase levels if they are low.

Title: Warning to pregnant and breastfeeding women: seaweed soup
Summary: Information pamphlet warning women of the extremely high levels of iodine in seaweed soup, this soup is often given to pregnant and breastfeeding women from Korea, Japan and some parts of China in the belief that it increases breastmilk supply. This soup can have iodine level hundreds of times higher than the recommended daily intake. High levels of iodine intake can cause hypothyroidism in newborn babies.

Title: Water safety: frequently asked questions
Summary: A guide to water safety at home, in swimming pools, on the beach, on farms, aboard boats and while rockfishing. Includes information on recognizing 'rips'; lifeguards and beach safety, becoming a lifeguard, learning resuscitation, responsibilities of swimming pool owners, pool cleanliness, supervision of children, alcohol and boating, rock fishing and fishing licenses.

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 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 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 is a bipolar mood disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about bipolar mood disorder, its symptoms and possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

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 anxiety disorder
Summary: This brochure talks about anxiety disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and suggestions on 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 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 Arthritis?
Summary: A general description of arthritis, common symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what can be done to manage it. The most common forms of Arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout and ankylosing spondylitis.

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 disability?
Summary: This translated flyer outlines some Disability Resources in Community Languages. It includes information on what disability is, what is the National Disability Coordination Officer Program, and provides links to information about where people with disabilities can get support and links to resources developed by other organisations.

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 influenza?
Summary: A guide to influenza (flu), including information on symptoms and how immunisation can prevent the disease.

Title: What is lymphoma?
Summary: An overview of lymphoma including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support

Title: What is mental illness?
Summary: This brochure talks about mental illness, outlining the main types, myths and misunderstandings, what can be done about stigma, and where to go for help.

Title: What is personality disorder?
Summary: This brochure talks about personality disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options, and where to go for help.

Title: What is schizophrenia?
Summary: This brochure talks about schizophrenia, its symptoms and causes, treatment options and where to go for help

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 Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)?
Summary: A guide to MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus), a bacteria which can cause infections that most antibiotics cannot kill. Includes information on prevention and treatment.

Title: What parents should know about bullying
Summary: How bullying can harm children and what parents can do about it.

Title: What to bring to hospital when having a baby
Summary: A list of important items (with illusatrations) which pregnant women should bring to hospital when having a baby.

Title: What to do following death
Summary: What you need to do after somebody close to you has passed away.

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: What women should know about hysterectomy
Summary: Information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments.

Title: When children are learning more than one language
Summary: This brochure emphasises the benefits of children learning more than one language.

Title: When is a headache caused by migraine?
Summary: Guide to recognising and preventing migraine.

Title: When marriages break down, it's often men who hurt the most
Summary: Explores the reasons why some men have serious problems dealing with separation and divorce, and how the right support can help them cope better.

Title: When menopause affects relationships
Summary: Information on how menopause can affect sexuality, including solutions to common problems.

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: 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: Why do children need immunisation?
Summary: A guide to immunisation for children in NSW, including which vaccines are needed and at what ages. Explains that immunisation helps protect babies and children from potentially serious diseases. Includes information about side effects of immunisation, immunisation records and school enrolment, and vaccines for adults.

Title: Why does my baby need a diagnostic assessment?
Summary: Information from the NSW Statewide Infant Screening-Hearing (SWISH) Program for parents whose baby needs a diagnostic assessment following two unclear results from hearing tests.

Title: Why does my baby need a hearing check?
Summary: Information for parents on hearing checks for babies, and why they're important for detecting problems early.

Title: Why does my baby need a repeat hearing screen?
Summary: Information for parents on why their baby needs a repeat hearing test.

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: Working with your healthcare team
Summary: There is a range of healthcare professionals who help manage arthritis, and this sheet outlines what each member of the healthcare team does and how to find them. It also includes tips on being prepared for and getting the most from a visit to a health professional.

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: 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 breast health
Summary: An illustrated guide to breast cancer screening and how to check your breasts.

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 health (bilingual version)
Summary: Your health This brochure outlines some of the benefits and services available for those enrolled in Medicare. Medicare helps Australians, and other eligible people, with the cost of some medical, medicine, and optical and hospital care.

Title: Your pathway to accessing a home care package
Summary: This brochure provides information about home care packages.

Title: Your quick guide to services (bilingual version)
Summary: This Quick Guide to Services will help carers and people living with dementia in your community find the services they need. This bilingual booklet has been developed for carers and people living with dementia from nine communities: Croatian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Mauritian, Serbian,Turkish and Ukrainian speaking.

Title: Your renting rights
Summary: Translated fact sheets about topics such as requesting repairs, bond lodgement and starting and ending a tenancy.

Title: Your rights in Victoria
Summary: In Victoria it is against the law for someone to discriminate against you because of your race, religion, sex, political beliefs and many other things.

Title: Your shopping rights
Summary: If there is a problem with goods you have bought, the store may have to provide a replacement, refund, repair or other type of ‘remedy’. The type of remedy available depends on the problem.

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