Your Guide to Summer Safety

Family enjoying summer sunshine

Every year, many Australians suffer from heat-related stress and illness, which can range from mild to very serious.

As summer temperatures climb, ACT Health urges people to prepare by taking some of the simple precautions discussed below to keep comfortable and safe in the hot weather.

For more detailed information on avoiding heat-related stress, please check our Fact Sheets.

For 24 hour health advice, call healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222, or seek advice from a health professional. You can also view our Health Services information.