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Upcoming PHAIWA events

PHAIWA has two upcoming events: 18th October 10:00am – 11:30am Opinion Piece Series 3rd November 10:00am – 11:30am Yellow Brick Road Click on this post for more information and to register.

Advocacy to ensure gambling does not become normalised in sport continues to be needed, see articles below

Here is a report about the uses of social media in marketing by wagering and sports betting companies in Australia. https://www.responsiblegambling.vic.gov.au/information-and-resources/research/recent-research/the-marketing-of-wagering-on-social-media Here is an article about ex AFL star Chris Judd’s about face on gambling in sports. http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/opinion/liam-bartlett/liam-bartlett-why-chris-judd-endorsing-betting-reeks-of-hypocrisy/news-story/03a39d5e2c524a22fa7759350ee26276  

The Public Health Act was assented on July 25 2016

Public health professionals have enthusiastically welcomed the new WA Public Health Act, which will, at long last, replace the 1911 Act. The development of the new Act is a major regulatory reform project for Western Australia, supported and advocated for by many people and organisations.  It is the culmination of

Read Dr Melissa Stoneham’s latest blog

Where is the “roadmap” leading, for remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia? The Western Australian Government recently released a “roadmap” for the future of the State’s regional and estimated 274 remote communities. This follows widespread concerns over the past 18 months about the threatened closure of some remote communities in

2015 Showcase Document Released

The Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA is pleased to announce that the 2015 Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Report Card Project Showcase is now available for viewing online (see attachment below). The Showcase will be posted out to all local governments in WA and supporting organisations throughout July

Bin the Spin – Round 25

Round 25 of Bin the Spin is out! http://www.phaiwa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Bin-the-Spin-Round-25-1.pdf

Australian Health Survey: Consumption of added sugars, 2011-12

About the release: Consumption of Added Sugars (cat. no. 4364.0.55.011) publication containing information from the nutrition component of the Australian Health Survey 2011-12 results has now been released. This publication includes information on usual intake of added and free sugars, percentage of energy from free sugars and types of foods…