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Prevention Centre in the media

The Prevention Centre wants to engage with the broader community about the prevention of lifestyle-related chronic disease. This section includes media coverage of our work and events.

 

How garbage food became normal

3 July 2017: Prevention Centre nutrition expert Professor Amanda Lee discusses the deteriorating quality of Australians' diets.

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Communities losing ground in war against liquor giants: experts

30 June 2017: In the first study of its kind, lead author Jan Muhunthan found that in more than 75 per cent of cases across Australia, the courts found in favour of the alcohol industry.

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What can we learn from England about getting active and moving more?

27 June 2017: Australian policy makers should target the most physically inactive to achieve the greatest societal gains, say the chief architects of England’s much-lauded participation policy.

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Prevention a prescription for better health in Australia

14 June 2017: A report by Hannah Jackson and Alan Shiell, Preventive health:
How much does Australia spend and is it enough? was launched at Parliament House.

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How to lose weight: the obesity dilemma

1 June 2017: Chief Investigator Professor Sharon Friel and Scientific Advisory Committee member Professor Diane Finegood spoke to the ABC’s Life Matters about the wicked problem of obesity.

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Health research partnerships build policy relevance

5 April 2017: Deputy Director Sonia Wutzke's opinion piece in the Australian highlighted the benefits of our approach to partnership research.

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Obese kids have nowhere to go: study

5 April 2017: Childhood obesity is a priority issue yet the level of public support available to Australian families is "inadequate", according to new research presented at the World Congress on Public Health in Melbourne.

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Policies for tacking obesity and creating healthier environments

20 February 2017: The national launch of our landmark study received widespread media coverage Australia-wide.

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