Prevention Centre news

Support shared objectives to achieve intersectoral collaboration

28 April 2021

The President of the Public Health Association of Australia has called on the public health community to “act in the world” – to synthesise evidence, tell stories that will engage others, and then develop partnerships to drive change.

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‘You can’t do this alone’: Working together across sectors to create change

30 March 2021

Building transdisciplinary teams is a key factor in achieving impact in public health research, Distinguished Professor Giles-Corti told the first PreventionWorks LIVE …

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Innovative mobile phone app boosts data collection in adolescent cohort

22 February 2021

A pilot study run by the Prevention Centre has demonstrated that using a mobile phone app to collect data on an adolescent …

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Obesity stigma is a barrier to action

22 February 2021

It is time to change the prevailing narrative around obesity – that it is due to individual choice or personal failure – …

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PreventionWorks LIVE

3 December 2020

Announcing new series of events and podcasts from the Prevention Centre Stories from Australia’s change-makers in public health PreventionWorks LIVE is a …

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Impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing of Australian adolescents

3 December 2020

A Prevention Centre project using social media to target Australian adolescents about their health was already ‘on the ground’ in early 2020 and able to assess the early impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent wellbeing.

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Affordability of healthy diets and the COVID-19 pandemic

3 December 2020

Researchers call for fully-supplemented JobSeeker rates to be retained permanently Researchers examined the positive impact of additional payments and supplements to unemployment …

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The power of working together: Research centres join forces in major new platform for prevention

3 December 2020

Four Centres of Research Excellence (CREs) have teamed with the Prevention Centre to form a critical mass of more than 350 leading …

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