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Latest update: 23 May 2013

14 Mar 2014

Advisory Council Notice

Clarification to media report regarding government responsibility of food labelling.

30 Nov 2013

Makes Cents to Quit Smoking Now

There has never been a better time to quit smoking, so join the 230,000 Australians that have already downloaded the National Tobacco Campaign’s award winning My QuitBuddy* free smartphone app and get the support you need right now - 24/7!

24 Oct 2013

My QuitBuddy wins Best App Award

The Agency's popular My QuitBuddy free smartphone app has won national recognition in the prestigious 2013 Australian Mobile Awards as the best mobile app in the government services category.

25 Sep 2013

New Resource: Australia's Tobacco-Related Datasets

Australia's Tobacco-Related Datasets provides an overview of Australia’s key tobacco-related datasets and supports the Agency’s goal of guiding improvements in national surveillance systems for prevention and health promotion.

26 Jul 2013

State of Preventive Health 2013 Launched

The first ever State of Preventive Health report, a comprehensive overview of the current health challenges facing Australians in relation to chronic disease, has been released.

26 Jun 2013

National Preventive Health Research Strategy Launched

The Australian National Preventive Health Agency has today launched the National Preventive Health Research Strategy (2013-2018)which will guide knowledge-development for a healthy Australia through application of a collaborative, integrated model of research.

26 Mar 2013

Good Sports wins Community Sector Award

Congratulations to the Australian Drug Foundation's Good Sports program on winning the Hesta Community Sector Award at the ACOSS National Conference.

23 Jun 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 the Agency to provide an alternative to alcohol sponsorship in sport.

24 Aug 2011

New CEO for The Australian National Preventive Health Agency

Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler today announced the appointment of Ms Louise Sylvan as CEO of the Australian National Preventive Health Agency, which is a major element of the Government’s national health reform agenda.