Blue book – Guidelines for the control of infectious diseases

Australian Infection Control Guidelines

Cleaning standards for Victorian health facilities

The Australian Immunisation Handbook

Design Guidelines for Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres (DGHDP)

Infection Control Principles for the Management of Construction, Renovation, Repairs and Maintenance within Health Care Facilities

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) – Publications/Guidelines

Biohazard Waste Industry Group (BWI). Industry Code of Practice for the Management of Clinical and Related Wastes – 6th Edition (2010)

Commonwealth of Australia, Hand Hygiene Australia (HHA) 5moments for Hand Hygiene November 2010

Australasian Health Infrastructure Alliance (AHIA), Australasian HFG, Australasian Health Facility Guidelines (HFG) version 4, Revision V4.0, 16-Dec-10

Victorian Government Department of Human Services [DHS], Design guidelines for hospitals and day procedure centres


Websites – Australian, Victoria

Department of Health, Victoria

Infection prevention in health services, Victoria Government Health Information

Infectious Diseases Epidemiology & Surveillance, Victoria Government Health Information

Immunisation, Victoria Government Health Information

Chief Health Officer, Victoria Government Health Information

Grampians Health

VICNISS Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance System

Websites – Australian, National

ACIP- Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

Antimicrobial resistance

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

Institute of Hospital Engineering, Australia

Pandemic Influenza, Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government

Temerity Digital (the team who runs our website)

Websites – International

CDC – Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)

World Health Organization

APIC – Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.

Infection Control – Legislation, Standards and Guidelines

Infection and Health

Occupational Health and Safety


Environment & Waste Management

Infection Control For Kids

Proper Hand Washing, Teeth Brushing and Other Hygiene Practices

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