23 May 2013 Page currency, Latest update: 08 April, 2013
Shape Up Australia launches partnership opportunities to help tackle Australia’s growing waistlines
State, territory and local governments, public health non-government organisations, Medicare Locals and community-based health promotion organisations can apply online at www.shapeup.gov.au to use the brand on their healthy lifestyle resources, programs and services.
17 April 2013
Surfing Australia Signs Up To Help Tackle Youth Binge Drinking
Surfing Australia has become the latest national sporting organisation to join the Be the Influence - Tackling Binge Drinking initiative, part of the Agency's work for the National Binge Drinking Strategy.
15 April 2013
New Anti-Smoking Campaign ‘Stop before the Suffering Starts’
Health Minister, The Hon Tanya Plibersek, has launched a brand new wave of anti-smoking advertising in the Australian Government’s latest world-leading efforts to help Australians stop smoking for good.
26 March 2013
Good Sports wins Community Sector Award
Congratulations to the Australian Drug Foundation's Good Sports program, part of the Agency's National Binge Drinking Strategy initiatives, on winning the Hesta Community Sector Award at the ACOSS National Conference.
7 March 2013
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Medicare Locals Program recipients announced
Seven Medicare Locals will receive Australian Government funding to help develop and implement innovative health partnerships to improve health outcomes and reverse the impact of preventable chronic disease in their communities.
6 March 2013
National Preventive Health Awards
Australians are being encouraged to nominate employers promoting healthy workplaces and preventive health issues in the inaugural National Preventive Health Awards.
21 February 2013
New healthy eating cookbook launched
The Eat for Health cookbook is part of the Agency’s new Shape Up Australia obesity prevention initiative.
14 February 2013
Sport stars ‘say enough’ to Binge Drinking in new video
The Be the Influence – Tackling Binge Drinking initiative has today launched a new video featuring some of Australia’s leading sporting stars who are ‘strong enough to say enough’ to binge drinking.
24 January 2013
New Publication Release: Advocacy and Action in public health: Lessons from Australia over the 20th Century
The publication represents a ‘snapshot’ of the public health successes in Australia over the last century and was produced by the Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU) at The University of Adelaide, South Australia.
9 January 2013
Preventive Health Research Fellowships - Invitations to Apply Now Open
The Australian National Preventive Health Agency invites talented researchers, in either research career positions or preventive health systems positions, to apply for Preventive Health Research Fellowships.
21 December 2012
National Tobacco Campaign and Driver Reviver get on the road to better health
The Australian Government today announced a national sponsorship partnership between the National Tobacco Campaign and Driver Reviver.
08 November 2012
Announcing New Preventive Health Grants for Medicare Locals
The Australian National Preventive Health Agency today invites Medicare Locals to apply for grants to help stimulate high quality preventive health activity in local communities.
1 November 2012
Minimum (floor) Price for Alcohol Draft Report released
Promoting a Healthy Australia (The Australian National Preventive Health Agency) has today released its Draft Report on Exploring the Public Interest Case for a Minimum (floor) Price for Alcohol.
1 November 2012
Australian Baseball to Tackle Binge Drinking
The Australian Baseball Federation and the Australian Baseball League have formed a landmark partnership to sign up to the Be the Influence: Tackling Binge Drinking campaign.
17 October 2012
Be the Influence: Tackling Binge Drinking website goes live
Promoting a Healthy Australia has launched the Be the Influence: Tackling Binge Drinking initiative website - part of the Australian Government’s National Binge Drinking Strategy.
28 September 2012
Australian University Sports to Tackle Binge Drinking
Australian University Sports are the latest national sporting organisation to sign-on to the Be the Influence: Tackling Binge Drinking campaign
23 June 2012
Australian sport tackles binge drinking
Twelve of Australia’s national sporting organisations will be provided funding out of a $25 million government sponsorship program managed by ANPHA to provide an alternative to alcohol sponsorship in sport.
6 July 2012 - ANPHA Stakeholder Engagement Strategy released
7 June 2012
ANPHA Commits to Supporting Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Medicare Locals
The Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA) and the Australian Medicare Local Alliance (AML Alliance) today released a joint statement on their commitment and vision for health promotion and disease prevention in Medicare Locals.
1 June 2012
Free Quit Smoking Smartphone Application
A free Smartphone app - My QuitBuddy - is the latest tool to be launched by the Australian Government’s National Tobacco Campaign to help smokers quit the deadly habit.
29 May 2012
Good Sports Funding Expansion
The Australian Government has announced the expansion of the successful Good Sports Program, an initiative managed by ANPHA and supporting local sporting clubs around Australia to build a culture of responsible drinking at the grass roots level.
10 February 2012
Grants Announced to Fight Youth Binge Drinking
The Australian Government is continuing its fight against youth binge drinking armed with $10 million to fund 26 community level projects across Australia.
6 March 2012
Grants Announced for Research into Preventative Health
Almost $4 million in research funding has been allocated nation-wide to 13 new projects that will investigate ways to prevent the harm caused by obesity, tobacco and harmful use of alcohol.
09 October 2011
Get a head start on your New Year’s Resolutions: National 12 week ‘Swapping’ Challenge
With just 12 weeks to go until the New Year, Australians can be part of a unique national challenge and become a ‘Swapper’ – as part of the Swap It, Don’t Stop It campaign.
03 September 2011
$5.77 Million for Preventive Health Research Grants
Researchers across Australia are invited to apply for up to $5.77 million of funding to investigate new and innovative ways to combat alcohol abuse, obesity and smoking.
23 August 2011 Minister Announces New CEO for ANPHA
06 August 2011
$10m in Community Projects to Reduce Risky Drinking
Communities around the country will share in up to $10 million for projects to combat risky drinking amongst young Australians.
18 July 2011
New Advisory Council to Boost Disease Prevention Efforts - Moves to prevent the lifestyle risks of chronic disease in Australia have been boosted with the creation of an expert Advisory Council for the Australian National Preventive Health Agency.
13 March 2011
'Swap it Don't Stop it' - The Commonwealth Government today launched its ‘Swap it don’t stop it’ campaign – a call to make easy, small, healthier lifestyle choices to reduce the risk of illness and disease.
4 March 2011
Australian Health Survey gets under way - The Australian Health Survey will help with the design and planning of a more focussed health care system for all Australians. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ survey will allow new insights into the health of Australians and provide the evidence base to strengthen preventive health efforts.
16 February 2011
Members sought for Preventive Health Advisory Council -
Individuals with expertise in preventive health are invited to express their interest in joining a new national advisory council to tackle chronic disease.
5 January 2011
New year’s resolutions get a helping hand - New Year’s resolutions to get active, eat well and quit smoking will be promoted throughout the year and beyond by the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, which was formally established on 1 January 2011.
17 November 2010
Historic health prevention agency a reality -The fight against preventable diseases has been given a boost after the Parliament today passed the historic Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010.
26 October 2010
Biggest investment in Australia’s history to fight preventable diseases - Campaigns to combat obesity, drug and alcohol abuse and smoking will be key priorities for a new National Preventative Health Agency if legislation is supported. The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard and Health Minister, Nicola Roxon joined forces with peak health groups to call on the Parliament to support the historic Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010.
22 October 2009
Australia’s first preventative health agency - Australia’s first ever Preventive Health Agency will soon be established following the passage of important legislation in the House of Representatives today.
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