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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 and beverages contributing to added

The WA Indigenous Storybook 7th Edition Launch

Late last month, on a beautiful autumn morning at Kings Park, PHAIWA proudly launched the Perth/Peel edition of the WA Indigenous Storybook at Zamia Café. Deputy Director Melissa Stoneham, our Master of Ceremonies, introduced Wadjuck Elder Marie Taylor who performed the welcome.  The 70 strong audience had the pleasure of  listening to the wonderful sounds of

Bin the Spin

Bin the Spin is now available to download. Bin the Spin- Round 24

The International Gambling Conference, Auckland Feb 9-12, 2016

By Dr Melissa Stoneham I was fortunate to attend the International Gambling Conference at the Auckland University of Technology in February 2016. It is important to note that this conference receives no funding or support from the gambling industry. Throughout the week, I tweeted on behalf of WePublicHealth, which was a fantastic opportunity. The conference

Factors influencing reductions in smoking among Australian adolescents

A continued increase in the proportion of adolescents who never smoke, as well as an understanding of factors that influence reductions in smoking among this susceptible population, is crucial. The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control provides an appropriate structure to briefly examine Australian and New South Wales policies and programs that are

The Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Awards

The 5th annual awards for the Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Awards was held on Tuesday 8th December to celebrate the awarding of certificates of commendation and winner’s achievement awards for this year’s edition of the project. See here for more about the event.