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Thursday, September 12, 2013


Tips for staying cool this summer

With summer coming up, don’t forget to register for the electricity rebates if you are eligible – both rebates require applicants to be holders of Concession or Health Care cards among other eligibility requirements.

Queensland Government – click here (remember to apply every two years. Currently provides $282.54 per year rebate)
Australian government – click here (annual $143.00)

See our tips for keeping cool by clicking here.

The National Health Directory

The website is now available via a free iPhone or Android phone app. It provides addresses, opening times and phone numbers of 14,000 GP clinics, pharmacies, emergency departments and hospitals in towns and cities across Australia. For more information click here.

MS International Federation – World Atlas of MS Database has been updated

For the first time, information and data on the epidemiology of MS and the availability and accessibility of resources to diagnose, inform, treat, support, manage and rehabilitate people with MS worldwide are available in one database for analysis and comparison at country, regional, and global levels. For more information click here.

World Report on disability

The first ever world report on disability, produced jointly by World Health Organisation and the World Bank, suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability. For more information click here.


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