Media coverage

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.

Smoking rates falling among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

11 August 2020: Christina Heris co-authored this blog post in PHAA's InTouch magazine. The findings are from research undertaken in her Prevention Centre PhD project.

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What anti-smoking ads can teach us about coronavirus communications

10 August 2020: Professor Melanie Wakefield featured on ABC's Health Report discussing applying anti-smoking and cancer campaigns to COVID-19 communications.

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Upholding human rights, defending multilateralism and promoting global solidarity: Reasons for support the WHO post-COVID-19

28 July 2020: Senior Research Fellow Elly Howse and Professor Adrian Bauman for the Evatt Foundation.

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Embracing complexity: Thinking and working in systems

6 July 2020: Dr Melanie Pescud details how a systems approach is a useful for addressing population health and health inequities around the COVID-19 crisis.

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Health impacts of the Australian mega fires

10 February 2020: In this podcast four experts from The University of Queensland’s School of Public Health discuss the impact of the mega fires on Australia’s food, water, environment, air quality and ultimately the health of the nation.

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Pool Day is cool way to learn about child safety

15 January 2020: Print article in the Koori Mail on the Aboriginal child injury prevention project's Pool Day in Walgett.

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Future of food

29 November 2019: Professor Amanda Lee chats to Julia Baird about the future of food for a special edition of The Drum.

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Tackling obesity with a twist

17 November 2019: Talk recorded at Ockham's Razor Live at the Perkins Institute in Perth, in partnership with the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

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