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.
5 November, 2018: Public health has a long tradition of engaging with communities to undertake research. But are we really tapping into their full potential?Read More
3 August 2018: Professor Amanda Lee talks to Radio 3AW about how to get enough vitamins without taking supplements.Read More
24 July 2018: Chief Economist for Public Health England, Professor Brian Ferguson, discusses how he would target this modest investment in preventive health to achieve maximum gain.
24 July 2018: Sydney is the most liveable capital city in Australia, a new report has found, but is falling well short of meeting public transport expectations.Read More
11 July 2018: The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre has made one of 120 submissions to a Senate inquiry into the obesity epidemic in Australia.Read More
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