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. For all media enquiries, contact the Prevention Centre’s Communications Manager by email, or phone; T +61 2 9188 9530.
6 October 2021: Health advocates and policymakers need to be aware of the ways in which industry groups can successfully use the media to influence government policy.Read More
16 August 2021: Health professionals can take a different approach to reduce weight stigma in pregnancy and achieve better outcomes for mothers and children.Read More
21 June 2021: Our colleagues in CERI published this article in Lawyers Weekly calling for caution over investor state provisions in the UK/Australia trade deal that may open the door for UK companies to sue Australia over regulations that damage their profit.Read More
8 June 2021: In this Croakey opinion piece, Professor Anna Peeters, Associate Professor Kathryn Backholer and Dr Vicki Brown, from Deakin University argue that the recent announcement by the UK to ban online junk food marketing, and junk food advertising on TV before 9pm,shows it is both politically feasible and acceptable.Read More
24 February 2021: In this InTouch blog, Research Officer, Elly Howse, explores an interesting and under-studied area of acceptability – the ways in which people’s views about preventive health may be associated with and possibly influenced by some common discourses or narratives used by unhealthy commodity industries.Read More
20 November 2020: In this blog, Dr Anne Grunseit talks through the findings from a review of existing research highlighting that parkrun participants show improvements in, among other things, fitness, total physical activity, and mood.Read More