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.

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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Collegial advocate of urban visions splendid

13 November 2019: Print article in The Australian on Professor Billie Giles-Corti’s collegial liveability research.

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Is personalised medicine a triumph of hype over hope?

29 October 2019: ABC Big Ideas program promotes precision medicine forum that was held in partnership with Sydney Ideas on 2 October 2019.

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Is hate speech a public health issue?

2 October 2019: ABC Radio National Breakfast host Geraldine Doogue interviews Professor Sandro Galea.

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Treating hate as a public health issue

30 September 2019: ABC TV The Drum host Ellen Fanning interviews Professor Sandro Galea.

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