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Last updated 4:06 PM on 16 February 2016
snake bites


You may be aware of the tragic death of a 6yo girl in northern NSW this week due to a snake bite. It is such a tragedy for the family (friends and community) and an unfortunate reminder that we live in a country where we have some of the most deadly snakes.
Emergency Services have released a warning after this fatal incident (link can be found here )

More Information
First Aid - Spider Bite information sheet (
here (pdf 94 KB)
First Aid - Snake Bite information sheet ( here (pdf 87 KB)
Snakes - Risk management guidance (Work Health and Safety Directorate ) ( here (pdf 415 KB)