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Spider Bites in Australia – Identify & Treat

Australia is home to a vast array of spiders that come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours, many of which are the most venomous in the world - but Australia’s spider reputation is bigger than its bite.
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A Guide to Safer Hiking in Australia

See The Great Outdoors & Live to Tell the Tale “In Australia, everything is out to kill you.” Hearing this may come with a hint of pride and more than […]
Spider Threat in Australia

How to Treat Poisoning

Caboolture First Aid Tips for Poison Safety Every year thousands of Australians seek medical attention due to either being poisoned outdoors or in the home, which is why our team […]
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Identify and Treat Insect Bites and Stings

It’s fair to say that, like most of us, you would have experienced an insect bite or sting at least once in your life. Accordingly, the team behind our Melbourne […]
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4 Safety Tips When Going for a Walk in the Bush

Bushwalking is a popular activity in Australia and is known by many other names—in North America, it is analogous to trekking or backpacking, while in the United Kingdom it is […]
Spider Threat in Australia

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Australia’s Spider Threat

We’ve only just recovered from magpie season and now this! Summer is on its way and the creepy-crawlies are coming out of hiding to scare the bejesus out of us.

Redback Spider Bite

REDBACK SPIDERS are found Australia-wide. They are common in urban areas, living under eaves, floorboards, shelves, flower pots, and in garden sheds. Female Redback Spiders are black, sometimes brown, and […]

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