Head lice

Whilst children are at school many families will have contact with head lice. The information contained here will help you treat and control head lice.

The Victorian Government's Head Lice - Scratching for Answers website includes information about:

  • Finding and treating head lice
  • Health regulations regarding head lice
  • Resources for schools, childcare centres and kindergartends, parents and parent managed head lice programs, local government, health care practitioners and hairdressers.
  • Translated information - in your language
  • Frequently asked questions about head lice - scratching for answers
  • Contacts and further information

For more information, visit the Victorian Government's Head Lice - Scratching for Answers website.

Head Lice Treatment Lotion

Head lice treatment lotion can be purchased from pharmacies.