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  • Perth Children's Hospital signage

    All clear for Perth Children’s Hospital water

    The Perth Children's Hospital is a step closer to opening, following the Chief Health Officer (CHO) signing off the potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

  • LGBTI scrabble letters

    Input sought for WA LGBTI Health Strategy

    Do you, a friend, family member, or loved one want to have your say on the development of the WA LGBTI Health Strategy?

  • Red blotchy measles rash

    Measles alert for WA

    Western Australians are being alerted to an increased risk of measles, following the confirmed diagnoses in two adults. Both adults were infected while on separate overseas holidays – one in Bali and the other in one of three Southeast Asian countries.

  • Frank and Tiddles cartoon animation

    Stay safe with Frank and Tiddles

    Stay On Your Feet®, delivered by Injury Matters and funded by the Department of Health, recently launched the Make your home safer with Frank and Tiddles campaign.


  • cantaloupe

    Rockmelons safety update

    The recent listeria food safety warning around rockmelons on the east coast of Australia does not apply to Western Australia.

  • cantaloupe

    Rockmelons in WA are safe

    The recent listeria food safety warning around rockmelons on the east coast of Australia does not apply to Western Australia.

  • Logo: Sustainable Health Review

    Sustainable Health Review Interim Report released

    In June 2017, the Government of Western Australia announced the Sustainable Health Review (SHR) to prioritise the delivery of patient-centred, high quality and financially sustainable healthcare across the state.

  • Salad sandwiches, apple and glass of water

    Population survey reports what Western Australians think about healthy eating

    The Western Australian Nutrition Monitoring Surveillance Series (NMSS) has been conducted by the WA Department of Health since 1995, and monitors knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of Western Australians when it comes to nutrition.

  • "Quitting made me closer to my kids."

    From every quitter

    What would help you quit smoking? One of the most common reasons people give for quitting is for their loved ones.

  • Buy more colour, eat better

    Buy more colour, eat better

    Eat Brighter is the recommendation from LiveLighter®, a partnership between Department of Health, Heart Foundation and Cancer Council.