Heart Week – 29 April – 6 May 2019

Did you know that each year, almost 10,000 Australians die of a heart attack?  That’s one Australian life every 53 minutes.  That’s why during Heart Week – 29 April – 6 May 2019 – the Heart Foundation will be urging all Australians to learn the warning signs of a heart attack (refer to www.heartfoundation.org.au). What…

Men’s Health Week: 10-16 June 2019

What is Men’s Health and Why is it important? Men’s Health is about exploring the causes and factors behind what makes boys and men healthy, or not healthy, in Australian society. What makes someone ‘healthy’? ‘Health’ is a dynamic reality shaped by many factors. An individual’s health is the product of many aspects of their…

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SAFER INTERNET DAY 2020

The next Safer Internet Day is Tuesday 4th February 2020.   The internet can be a powerful tool for learning but it’s also a place where your child could encounter dangerous material or people. With some practical internet safety precautions, you can help your child enjoy the benefits of the internet while minimising the risks.  Connected…

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World Diabetes Day -14th of November 19

Friday the 14th of November is World Diabetes Day I could give you statistics like “Australia is one of the most obese countries in the world…” and “…diabetes is one of Australia’s fastest growing chronic diseases…”. I could preach about diabetes care practices: “watch your diet…., monitor your sugar levels…., exercise…., remember your medication….” and the…