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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.

 

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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Introducing NSW liquor controls state-wide could reduce acute alcohol harms by 20%

7 November 2016: The Prevention centre’s dynamic simulation model provides insights into the policies and combinations of policies that will have the greatest effect on reducing alcohol-related harms in NSW.

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A healthy diet is cheaper than junk food but a good diet is still too expensive for some

15 May 2016: Professor Amanda Lee busts the myth that healthy food costs more than junk food.

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We should broaden our view of science if it’s to help make good public policy

10 March 2016: The science of public health and why it counts: Professor Penny Hawe writes in The Conversation.

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Is living close to a pub bad for your health?

9 December 2015: People from disadvantaged areas who live close to alcohol outlets rate their health as poorer than people who live in well-off areas who have the same access: a radio interview with Prevention Centre researcher Hannah Badland.

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The best address to fight the flab

11 December 2015: This Prevention Centre study is developing ways to measure the key factors that make our cities healthy and liveable.

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Wishing you a challenging and mind-altering version of Kitchen Cabinet for Christmas lunch

19 November 2015: Professor Penny Hawe challenges the Australian public to engage as citizens in debate and discussion about events around us.

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Melbourne's most liveable suburbs are right at your feet

15 March 2015: What if Melbourne's traffic congestion was eased by making the city more walkable? A Prevention Centre project is developing a new measure of liveability: the Transport Walkability Index.

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