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The official website of the Academy of Health Education of Victoria (AHEV), Drink Driver Services. Designed to help restore your licence following a Drink Driving conviction and contains up to date guidelines for relicensing drink drive offenders in Victoria. Have you been Read more..

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 1300 60 60 24 - Nurse on Call 1300 60 60 24 - Nurse on Call
Nurse on Call, Victoria's 24-hour health advice hotline, 1300 60 60 24 for immediate health advice. NURSE-ON-CALL, a Victorian Government health initiative, is a phone service that provides immediate, health advice and information from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 day Read more..

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 Alcoholics Anonymous Victoria Alcoholics Anonymous Victoria
In Australian society alcohol abuse has become a huge problem. Alcoholics Anonymous Victoria provides help to people who suffer from the disease of alcoholism. Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each Read more..

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 Alzheimer's Australia Alzheimer's Australia
Alzheimer's Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the 321,600 Australians living with dementia. Alzheimer's Australia administers leading edge national dementia programs and services funded by the Commonwealth as well as providing national policy and ad Read more..

View Profile | Hawthorn

 Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria, Inc. Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria, Inc.
Support groups that offer friendship, encouragement and recovery management. Our aim is to assist people that suffer from Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety and Depression. Read more..

View Profile | Kew is a comprehensive resource on asbestos and its devastating effects, including mesothelioma, asbestos cancer, and other asbestos-related diseases. Made up of thousands of well-researched, plain English, and easy-to-understand articles, many of which have been revi Read more..

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 Australian Breastfeeding Association Australian Breastfeeding Association
The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is an organisation of people interested in the promotion and protection of breastfeeding. Amongst these are breastfeeding women and their partners and health professionals such as doctors, lactation consultants and midwives. Read more..

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 Australian Institute of Environmental Health Australian Institute of Environmental Health
The Australian Institute of Environmental Health seeks to provide a healthy, safe and attractive natural, built and social environment for the Australian community through the enhancement of the practice of Environmental Health and the professional development of Environmental He Read more..

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 Australian Organ Donor Register Australian Organ Donor Register
The Australian Organ Donor Register is the only national register for people to record their decision about becoming an organ and tissue donor for transplantation after death. Registering is voluntary and people have complete choice over which organs and tissues they wish to Read more..

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 Australian Red Cross Blood Service Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Australian Red Cross Blood Service Do something special, GIVE Call 13 14 95 today to donate blood and save three lives. For many people blood donors are their lifeline. Currently 1 in 3 Australians need blood, yet only 1 in 30 donates. Modern processing techniques mean t Read more..

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 Better Health Channel Better Health Channel
The Better Health Channel was established in May 1999 by the Victorian (Australia) Government. Its role is to provide the community with access to online health related information which is: Quality assured Reliable Up-to-date Locally relevant. Information on the Better Heal Read more..

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 beyondblue | Beyond Blue Foundation beyondblue | Beyond Blue Foundation
beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia. beyondblue is a bipartisan initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments with Read more..

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 Breast Cancer Network Australia Breast Cancer Network Australia
Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) works to ensure that women diagnosed with breast cancer, and their families, receive the very best information, treatment, care and support possible. BCNA is the peak national organisation for Australians affected by breast cancer, and co Read more..

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CO.AS.IT is a non-profit organisation for Italians and Australians of Italian descent. CO.AS.IT. was established in 1967 to provide a range of social welfare services in response to the needs of the Italian migrant settlers in Australia. The headquarters in Carlton, is the sub Read more..

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 Complete Professional Care Services Complete Professional Care Services
CPC offers a complete & convenient range of services to enable elderly & disabled people to retain their independence and be supported in health care. Services include medical alert pendant, home management, home care, accounting & financial assistance and aged care placement. Read more..

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 Dangerous flu strain hits Australia - May 2003 Dangerous flu strain hits Australia - May 2003
Diabetics, asthmatics and people with heart conditions were warned today against braving winter without a flu vaccination after a dangerous strain of flu was found in Australia. The virulent A/Moscow flu virus swept through Africa and Europe during their most recent winter. Read more..

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 Diabetes Australia | Victoria Diabetes Australia | Victoria
Diabetes is a chronic disease with serious complications, currently affecting an estimated 1.7 million Australians. About 275 adults develop diabetes every day, yet research shows that most Australians think diabetes is not a serious illness and believe they have a lower risk Read more..

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 Disabled Motorists Australia Disabled Motorists Australia
Support for disabled motorists, carers, families and friends and people with disabilities. Read more..

View Profile | Coburg

 Dying With Dignity Victoria Dying With Dignity Victoria
The overwhelming majority of Australians (85%) believe that terminally ill individuals should have a right to seek and obtain assistance to end their life with dignity. That right does not exist. Current law lags significantly behind the will of the people. Founded in Read more..

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 Eastern Health Eastern Health
Eastern Health is the main provider of health services to people in the east, outer east and Yarra Ranges areas of metropolitan Melbourne and provides a range of acute, sub-acute, mental health and community health services from over 50 sites. The Eastern Health community is Read more..

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 Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria
The Eating Disorders Foundation of Victoria is the primary source of support, information, community education and advocacy for people with eating disorders and their families in Victoria. We connect those whose lives are affected by eating disorders with the people, services Read more..

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 Elise Sneddon Foundation Elise Sneddon Foundation
Giving our sickest babies the “Best Chance - First Chance” at life. Elise Sneddon Foundation Proudly supporting Royal Children’s Hospital - Neonatal Unit Every year the Neonatal Unit at Royal Children’s Hospital treat over 700 of the sickest babies in Victoria. We re Read more..

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 Emedical - Online Health Advice Emedical - Online Health Advice
eMedical was developed by a group of general practitioners in Melbourne, Australia. Their intention was to improve access to quality information for their patients, as it has become increasingly difficult for doctors to provide all of this information during consultations. eMe Read more..

View Profile | Sydenham

 Emergency First Aid Pty Ltd Emergency First Aid Pty Ltd
Emergency First Aid Pty Ltd is a first aid training provider committed to providing a fun and interesting way to learn essential life skills. We provide first aid training in Melbourne, Australia. "For ages, first aid training has been conducted as a static talk aimed at students Read more..

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 Everything About Diabetes Everything About Diabetes
Everything About Diabetes is a web site of information about DIABETES. The Answer to Diabetes is simply that you need to eat the right food. It is NOT a cure for Diabetes but a way of making sure you don't damage an already unhealthy body. I have been selling notes on wh Read more..

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 Free Health Advice | Healthdirect Australia Free Health Advice | Healthdirect Australia
Free Australian health advice you can count on. Safe, practical health information and advice Healthdirect Australia is a non-commercial, government funded organisation providing trusted health information to all Australians. Symptom checker Abdominal pain Anxiet Read more..

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Website of the Darebin Domestic Violence Network Domestic or family violence is any behaviour by one family member that causes physical, sexual and/or emotional damage to others in the family, or causes them to live in fear. Facts about domestic violence. -:- Domestic viol Read more..

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 Health Services Australia Health Services Australia
Established in 1997, HSA has the widest national coverage of any workplace health and safety provider in the Nation. We are the only organisation in Australia offering clients a national one-stop-shop in work-related health, safety and travel issues. We: look after every aspec Read more..

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 Heartbeat Victoria Cardiac Support Group Heartbeat Victoria Cardiac Support Group
Heartbeat Victoria, established in 1984, is a not for profit organisation run solely by volunteers with a unique mission; to create and promote cardiac peer support groups for people living with heart disease. Heartbeat Victoria also raise funds for vital cardiac equipment. We ha Read more..

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 Help When You Need It Help When You Need It
There are many organisations in Melbourne that offer help and support in times of need. -:- Lifeline Australia 24-hour telephone counselling on 13 11 14. -:- Kids Helpline for young people aged between 5 and 25. 1800 55 1800 -:- Front Yard at 19 King Street, Melbourne provid Read more..

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 Melbourne Drug and Health Alliance Melbourne Drug and Health Alliance
The Melbourne Drug and Health Alliance, a Youth Projects program, is committed to building the capacity of those that work with alcohol and other drug users in the health and community services sectors. We seek to support the Health and Community Services Sector to better iden Read more..

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 Melbourne Health Melbourne Health
Melbourne Health Service is a leading health care provider serving metropolitan and country Victorians through the provision of acute, sub-acute and community based programs. Melbourne Health is Victoria’s second largest health service, with an annual budget of $410 million, 6 Read more..

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 Melbourne IVF Melbourne IVF
Melbourne IVF's Information service was introduced in 1996 for couples undergoing infertility treatment and other people with an interest in in-vitro fertilisation. The aim of the service is to assist couples with their information needs by answering questions and directing th Read more..

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 Melbourne Lodge Melbourne Lodge
Melbourne Lodge offers short-term crisis accommodation to single women, as well as women with children (boys up to 12 years of age) in a safe, professional and caring environment. Our facilities cater for 50 beds available in dormitory-style accommodation and very reasonable Read more..

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 Mensline Australia Mensline Australia
Family problems? Lonely, angry or out of control? Want more from your relationships? Conflict with workmates? Want to be a better father? Overwhelmed, hopeless, suicidal? Men's relationships matter- Talk it over, anywhere, anytime Mensline Australia supports men who Read more..

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 Mental Health Foundation Mental Health Foundation
The Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria) is the oldest Mental Health Association in Australia. It is an organisation of professionals, sufferers, families of sufferers, related organisations concerned with mental health and concerned members of the public. The Men Read more..

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 Mental Health Research Institute Mental Health Research Institute
The Mental Health Research Institute (MHRI) aims to understand the cause of illnesses such as Alzheimers disease, schizophrenia, depressive illnesses and related issues such as suicide and addiction. The MHRI conducts both laboratory and clinical research programs which are f Read more..

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 Millennium Aged Care Millennium Aged Care
Our organization provides placement assistance and residential support programs for elderly and disabled people who require residential care. Making the decision to place a loved one into permanent care is never easy. It is reassuring to know that expert assistance is availabl Read more..

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 Mlcoa Mlcoa
Mlcoa is a premier provider of independent medical services including reports, expert advisory, and training and education delivering definitive information to enable optimal decisions to be made by clients in the insurance, legal, corporate and government sectors. An mlcoa IM Read more..

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 MS | Multiple Sclerosis Australia MS | Multiple Sclerosis Australia
Multiple Sclerosis Society has been supporting and helping people with multiple sclerosis (MS) since 1956. Through an extensive network of centres, branches, support groups and health services, MS Society provides specialist programs to people with MS, their families, carers, Read more..

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 National Breast Cancer Foundation National Breast Cancer Foundation
The National Breast Cancer Foundation is the leading community-funded organisation in Australia raising money for research into the prevention and cure of breast cancer. We are privileged to work with the public who both give and raise funds and the research community to whom Read more..

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 Nursing Homes Placement Services Nursing Homes Placement Services
We provide personal assistance for people moving to residential care facilities, nursing homes, hostels and SRS’s - including assistance with the selection of the aged care facility, completing entry documentation, and the waitlisting process. Read more..

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 Online Doctor Search Online Doctor Search
AMA Victoria exists to provide services, advice, representation and professional support to members and improve health services and the health of Victorians. The Victorian Medical Directory (formerly known by doctors as ‘The Blue Book’) is the pre-eminent directory for doctor Read more..

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 Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
The Doherty Institute is a world-class institute combining research, teaching, public health and reference laboratory services, diagnostic services and clinical care in infectious diseases and immunity. The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity is an unincorporat Read more..

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 Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is a broad-based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia. We are dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners, families and the wider community. W Read more..

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 Response Time Response Time
Response Time puts ambulance response times online and shows where ambulance hot spots are across Victoria. Victorians are waiting longer than ever for an ambulance and our paramedics are under enormous pressure. The Government can fix this. Let’s tell Premier Brumby it’s Resp Read more..

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 Shoestrings Shoestrings
Shoestrings really wants to make an EXTRAORDINARY difference in stroke rehabilitation communities and all those that experience the rehab ride. The community includes doctors, friends and family members of those who have experienced stroke, cleaners in rehabilitation hospitals Read more..

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A free information resource for medical practitioners, patients and snoring sufferers dealing with snoring, snoring related illness such as apnea (apnoea) and treatments for snoring. If you, or someone you know has a snoring problem, this site contains important information. Read more..

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 Stroke Association of Victoria Stroke Association of Victoria
The Stroke Association of Victoria provides ongoing support, encouragement, information and referrals to stroke survivors, their families and carers throughout Victoria. SAV is a not-for-profit incorporated organisation that is run by unpaid volunteers. Stroke is the secon Read more..

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 Taking Control of Multiple Sclerosis Taking Control of Multiple Sclerosis
The aim of this website is to present a summary of scientific information about multiple sclerosis, early symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, about the cause of Multiple Sclerosis, genetics, diagnosis, prognosis, and the best medical research about each of the available therapies. Read more..

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 Tell Someone Project Tell Someone Project
The Tell Someone Project (TSP) on trauma, violence, sexual abuse, & identity, will help to create a better understanding of these important issues. Invitation to Participate in a Research Project. By participating in this research, you are making a valuable contribution. T Read more..

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 Training to Care Training to Care
If you require first aid training as part of your employment or insurance requirements, or are simply keen to have the knowledge & skills to be able to respond in case of an emergency -book in for a First aid level 2 course or CPR update at our training rooms located in the south Read more..

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 Vicdeaf - Victorian Deaf Society Vicdeaf - Victorian Deaf Society
The Victorian Deaf Society (Vicdeaf) is a non-profit organisation established in 1884 as the primary source of reference, referral, advice and support for deaf adults in Victoria. Vicdeaf works collaboratively with a variety of mental health, legal and employment providers, w Read more..

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 VicHealth VicHealth
The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) is a pioneer in health promotion – the process of enabling people to increase control over and improve their health. Our primary focus is promoting good health and preventing chronic disease. We create and fund world-cla Read more..

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 Victorian Obesity Consortium Victorian Obesity Consortium
The Victorian Obesity Consortium represents a collective effort by each of the major centers' in Victoria to provide a forum which represents a broad range of views and inputs aimed at improving the understanding, care and prevention of obesity. It is our strongly held view Read more..

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 Victorian WorkCover Authority Victorian WorkCover Authority
The Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) is the manager of Victoria's workplace safety system. Broadly, the responsibilities of the organisation are to: help avoid workplace injuries occurring enforce Victoria's occupational health and safety laws provide reasonably priced insu Read more..

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 Women's Health Victoria    Women's Health Victoria
Women's Health Victoria is an independent Victorian statewide women's health promotion organisation run by women for women. We work to identify and respond to the health issues of the women of Victoria through a feminist perspective and a social model of health. Women share c Read more..

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 WorkSafe WorkSafe
Join us for WorkSafe Health and Safety Month (6 October - 27 October) where you can learn the latest in workplace safety (OH&S) and return to work. We've lined up more than 60 free seminars from industry experts and high-profile key note speakers so you're sure to find a topi Read more..

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