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Help shape sport and recreation in Queensland

The Queensland Government recognises the importance of supporting Queenslanders, young and old, to play more and participate regularly in local sporting and active recreation. That’s why they want to hear what you’ve got to say about the future of sport and active recreation in Queensland to help develop Queensland’s first Sport and Active Recreation Strategy. […]

World Lung Cancer Day an opportunity to improve lung cancer awareness

With World Lung Cancer Day just passed on 1 August 2018, what better time to improve awareness on lung cancer within Australia. Did you know that lung cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in both men and women in Australia? Lung cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the lung grow in an […]

Call for expressions of interest – NCCRED Clinical Research Working Group and Clinical Reference Group

The National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs (NCCRED) has been established to support the provision of effective responses to people experiencing problems related to their use of methamphetamine and other emerging drugs of concern. NCCRED aims to bring clinicians and researchers together to embed research in clinical practice and translate and disseminate effective […]

Have your say – Healthy Food Partnership Reformation Program

The Australian Government is acting to reduce the unhealthy levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat in the diets of many Australians through the proposed Healthy Food Partnership Reformation Program. “The Reformulation Program is designed to help change food products to reduce sodium, sugars and saturated fat content, which could significantly reduce the current consumption levels and […]

Medical Research Future Fund consultations

The Australian Medical Research Advisory Board, supported by the Department of Health, is conducting a national consultation to inform the development of the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2018-2020. These Priorities will be used by Government to inform future investments under the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). You are invited to provide feedback on […]

Influence the future of lung conditions in Australia

Lung Foundation Australia is developing the first National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions through funding from the Australian Government Department of Health. This action plan will be developed in consultation with an Advisory Group and is due for submission in early December. It will influence future decision making and resource allocation for the next […]

Everyday health survey – sugar sweetened beverages

Heart Foundation, in partnership with Cancer Council Queensland, have developed the Everyday Health Survey: sugar-sweetened beverages, to give Queenslanders a voice and engage them in conversations about health issues that affect all members of the community. The survey aims to assess support for proposed regulations to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. Your ideas will help to […]

Interviewing health professionals who have experience with men who inject performance and image enhancing drugs

A new study based at Curtin University aims to explore health professionals’ perspectives on PIED injection, service encounters with PIED consumers and health concerns associated with PIED injecting. The purpose of the study is to improve understandings of PIED use to inform effective, targeted PIED-related hepatitis C prevention education and other health information. We are […]