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.

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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Public health, illness and an unjust society

30 September 2019: ABC Radio Late Night Live host Phillip Adams interviews Professor Sandro Galea.

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Time to invest in health, not just health care

30 September 2019: MJA InSight op ed by Professor Sandro Galea, Dean School of Public Health, Boston University.

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Smash the silos that constrain public health

12 June 2019: Public health practitioners have been urged to “smash the silos” that constrain their work, and to engage with champions for public health outside the sector.

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Patchy report card for states on obesity prevention efforts

2 April 2019: Public health experts have assessed states' and territories' obesity prevention efforts and have found progress is mixed.

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Public health: making the most of “citizen science”

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?

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Forget vitamins, eating properly is as easy as this plate

3 August 2018: Professor Amanda Lee talks to Radio 3AW about how to get enough vitamins without taking supplements.

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