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.
11 October 2017: Professor Billie Giles-Corti spoke to RN Breakfast about the release of a new report that measures liveability in Australia’s state and territory capital cities.Read More
1 August 2017: Jan Muhunthan writes for The Conversation why public health impact should be taken into account when courts consider development applications for liquor outlets.Read More
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.Read 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.Read More
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.
5 April 2017: Deputy Director Sonia Wutzke's opinion piece in the Australian highlighted the benefits of our approach to partnership research.Read More