We have 37 projects, as well as a number of projects that our Standing Capacities are supporting. Most of these projects are described below, and a diagram of our projects and activities and their links to our objectives is here (PDF, 152KB).
Using a case study approach, the project investigated the enablers and barriers to successful implementation of childhood obesity management strategies using the experiences of implementing evidence-based programs in Queensland and NSW.Read More
This project assessed whether globally recommended policies for creating healthy food environments are being implemented in Australia. It created report cards of Australian performance, clearly recognising good performance and highlighting areas for further improvements.Read More
This project mapped State and Territory prevention responses to two national prevention initiatives: the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health and the 2005 National Chronic Disease Strategy.
This PhD project is examining the growing problem of gestational diabetes using systems science methods. It will produce a simulation model for gestational diabetes to map the interactions between risk factors, and explore potential points of intervention.
The project is developing empirical research tools that policy makers and researchers can use to identify deficiencies in existing public health law and to inform the design of legislative reform. These tools will build the capacity of those invested in prevention to respond to the epidemic of chronic disease with innovative, tailored and practical policy models.Read More
This program of research aims to better understand the current situation in relation to chronic disease prevention in Australia and provide recommendations about who and what is, or should be, involved in efforts to improve the prevention of chronic disease.Read More
This project aimed to further our understanding of the changes in health outcomes, health behaviour and organisational culture that came out of the Healthy Worker Initiatives that were part of the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health.Read More