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A new report on general practice in Australia, released today by the Department of Health and NPS MedicineWise
Transcript of the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy's interview on ABC Perth with Tim McMillan and Nadia Mitsopoulos regarding drinking water.
Transcript of the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy's interview on ABC Brisbane with Craig Zonca and Rebecca Livingstone regarding drinking water.
The Community should be reassured that our drinking water is safe.
It is positive that people have heard the message and are taking action to get vaccinated against influenza. Record numbers of seasonal influenza vaccines have been brought into the country this year.
An independent expert health panel established by the Australian Government has concluded there is mostly limited or in some cases no evidence, that human exposure to per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is linked with human disease.