Improving Your Health

Healthdirect

Healthdirect Australia is a national, government-owned, not-for-profit organisation. They have been helping Australians manage their health and wellbeing for over a decade through a range of different information and advice services.

Their website contains information you can trust on a range of topics.

They offer an after hours GP helpline, with advice from trained professionals. Please call 1800 022 222.

Healthdirect also offer a pregnancy, birth, and baby helpline. Call 1800 882 436.

Care Norfolk

Care Norfolk Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a domestic service and social support to those in need on Norfolk Island.  The aim is to enable residents to remain in their own home environment for as long as physically and medically possible.

Contact Liat on: : 52696 or email: carenorfolk

Anglicare

Anglicare works in partnership with community organisations to provide a range of services to the Norfolk Island community. Our services are for all community members, regardless of religion, heritage, beliefs or lifestyle. We Offer: counselling, social and emotional support, children and parenting support and emergency assistance

Call on: 22232

White Oaks

The Norfolk Island RSL Day Club – White Oaks, meets every Thursday morning at the RSL Club on Taylors Road, Norfolk Island, from 9.30am til 2pm, for fun, games and companionship.

Morning tea and lunch are provided at a reasonable cost.

Pick up and drop off service is provided free of charge by the Lions Club of Norfolk Island.

For further information about our Club contact the Co-ordinator Cheryl Snell on 53753.

Make Healthy Normal Again

We are living in an environment where being unhealthy has become normal. Over half of adults and more than one in five children are overweight or obese, increasing their risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and type 2 diabetes later in life.

The good news? It’s never too late to make a change for yourself or your family. Small changes to your lifestyle can make a big difference. We need to change normal. We need to make healthy normal.

Your Room

​​​​​Learn more about some of the most commonly used drugs affecting Australians right now. ​

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to understanding, preventing and treating mental illness. We are about creating a world where mental illness is treated with the same level of concern, immediacy and seriousness as physical illness; where scientists work to discover the causes of illness and new treatments, and where discoveries are immediately put into practice through health services, technology and community education.

Save The Date To Vaccinate 

Each vaccine plays an important role, so timely vaccination is the best way to protect your child. This website offers parents access to comprehensive information on immunisation as well as the following, easy-to-use free tools designed to help you save the date to vaccinate.

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The website contains information about food and how to maintain an optimal energy intake.

Nearly everything we eat and drink provides our bodies with energy to fuel our basic body functions and physical activity.

This energy is measured in kilojoules (kJ). When we are active, our bodies burn up more kJ energy.

The average Australian adult consumes about 8700kJ a day.

Your Health Link

Your Health Link is your gateway to Australian health related websites and resources. It contains hundreds of websites chosen by health professionals.

The site is designed for consumers, health professionals, students and teachers, linking you to information to support your health needs and broaden your knowledge on health-related topics.

Cancer Council

Cancer Council is the only charity in Australia to work across every area of every cancer, from research to prevention and support. We help people from the point of diagnosis through to treatment and survivorship.

For information call 13 11 20.

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