Recommended links – Health, Families and Society


The Cochrane CollaborationCochrane produces trusted health information in the form of systematic reviews that are free from commercial sponsorship and other conflicts of interest. The evidence underpins and informs the daily decisions of clinicians, patients and carers, researchers, policymakers and funding bodies.
Health DirectFree Australian health advice. Includes topical information, information on medicines and a symptom checker.
Merck ManualThe Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public.

Families and Society

Raising children: the Australian parenting websiteProvided by the Department of Social Services, provides ad-free parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts.