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Australia in 2030 – A bold and progressive path to better health

5 May 2021

An ambitious vision launched this week for a path to ‘better health for all’ is inspiring the Australian health and research sectors …

Murradambirra Dhangaang – a new planning tool to make food secure

4 May 2021

Australia’s first planning tool designed to support urban and regional Aboriginal communities to address food insecurity is now available. Food insecurity is …

Support shared objectives to achieve intersectoral collaboration

28 April 2021

The President of the Public Health Association of Australia, Adjunct Professor Tarun Weeramanthri, has called on the public health community to “act …

‘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 …

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 …

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 – …

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 …

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

3 December 2020

Study finds wellbeing impacted due to isolation A Prevention Centre project using social media to target Australian adolescents about their health was …