Department of Health

Climate change and health - community resources

Key messages

  • The Department of Health and Human Services has developed a suite of community resources to raise awareness of the health risks associated with climate change and the actions the community can take to stay healthy in a changing climate and to reduce their impact.
  • The information is available in a range of formats, with animated videos translated into 19 community languages.

The department has developed a suite of community resources to help raise awareness about the health impacts of climate change, the actions the community can take to stay healthy in a changing climate, and actions we can take to reduce our impact and stay healthy at the same time. These resources are available on the Better Health Channel.

Social media resources

Social media resources are available for councils and other stakeholders to use with their local communities.

Social media tile featuring the text

Image tile: Climate change is affecting our health

Social media tile featuring the text

Image tile: Taking action against climate change improves your health

Social media tile featuring suggestions on actions against climate change that can improve your health: walk or cycle; drink tap water; eat fruit, veggies and wholegrains; reduce processed and packaged goods

Image tile: Actions you can take against climate change and to improve your health

Social media tile featuring the text

Image tile: Reduce your impact and improve your mental and physical wellbeing

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Image tile: Climate change is an urgent problem that affects our health in many ways, now and in the future

Social media tile featuring the text

Image tile: Climate change and health: Act today for a healthier tomorrow

Reviewed 28 October 2021

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Contact details

Environmental Health Policy and Risk Management Unit

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