We have 38 projects, as well as a number of projects that our Standing Capacities are supporting. Most of these projects are described below, and a diagram of our projects and activities and their links to our objectives is here (PDF, 152KB).
This project is exploring the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of a locating a designated preventive care practitioner in a mental health service to address clients’ chronic disease risks.Read More
Using a case study approach, the project investigated the enablers and barriers to successful implementation of childhood obesity management strategies using the experiences of implementing evidence-based programs in Queensland and NSW.Read More
This project assessed whether globally recommended policies for creating healthy food environments are being implemented in Australia. It created report cards of Australian performance, clearly recognising good performance and highlighting areas for further improvements.Read More
This project mapped State and Territory prevention responses to two national prevention initiatives: the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health and the 2005 National Chronic Disease Strategy.
The project is developing empirical research tools that policy makers and researchers can use to identify deficiencies in existing public health law and to inform the design of legislative reform. These tools will build the capacity of those invested in prevention to respond to the epidemic of chronic disease with innovative, tailored and practical policy models.Read More
This PhD project is examining the growing problem of gestational diabetes using systems science methods. It will produce a simulation model for gestational diabetes to map the interactions between risk factors, and explore potential points of intervention.