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.
21 June 2018: A documentary by celebrity chef Pete Evans — which depicts a high-fat, low-carb diet as a treatment for autism, asthma and even cancer — is back in the spotlight this month after Netflix was urged to pull the film from its streaming service.Read More
10 April 2018: From long commutes and high car dependency to the low provision of affordable housing in the more appealing areas, Australian cities still have plenty of room for improvement.Read More
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.