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  • 28 February 2017

    Domestic violence affects us all

    According to statistics, one in three Australian women experiences physical or sexual violence in her lifetime. One study found domestic or family violence was the leading contributor to death, disability and illness in Victorian women aged 15 to 44. 

    Domestic violence has a significant impact on t…

  • 16 January 2017

    Turn down the heat this summer

    Australia is a wonderful place to live, but we all need to take extra care when summer comes around.

    Did you know that heatwaves have killed more Australians than all other natural hazards combined?

    The heat can adversely affect the very young or very old - sometimes with dire results. Others wh…

  • 23 December 2016

    Public vs. private

    Going into a public hospital and claiming on your private health insurance

    At TUH we receive feedback from members who have been admitted at public hospitals and then are approached by the hospital to sign a form to claim the episode through their private health insurance. Often there are enticeme…

  • 1 December 2016

    Big Thank You wraps up for 2016

    We have been overwhelmed with support for this year’s ‘Big Thank You’ on the Big Thank You website as well as our Facebook page. Here’s what one member had to say:

    “I think the TUH Health Fund is great! It really gets children’s attention to reading, and I love the way that children are learning an…

  • 7 October 2016

    Is anxiety affecting your life?

    Do you experience anxiety that’s so overwhelming it interferes with your day to day ability to function? You may have an anxiety disorder.

    How do you know if you have an anxiety disorder?

    While stress is a normal part of life, people with an anxiety disorder feel distressed a lot of the time for …

  • 5 October 2016

    Teachers deserve a Big Thank You

    As the principal sponsor of The Premier’s Reading Challenge, TUH is inviting students to join our ‘Big Thank You’ to tell their teacher how they have inspired in them a love of reading which will stay with them long after class is over.

    Students can win $50 for themselves and $1,000 for their schoo…