Monthly Archives: July 2014
Congratulations to ARC Future Fellows!
A/Professor Megan Warin is a HealthyLaws research team member and Dr Emma Baker a HealthyLaws Advisory Committee Member. Both are academics at the University of Adelaide. We are delighted that A/Professor Warin and Dr Baker have received Australian Research Council Future Fellowships and warmly congratulate them on their success. Below are details of each project. Future […]
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1st Australasian Symposium on Health Communication, Advertising and Marketing
September 2014 Symposium title: 1st Australasian Symposium on Health Communication, Advertising and Marketing Theme: “The Future of Public Health Communication” and sub-theme: “Government/lndustry/Research collaboration” Organisers: QUT’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), Faculties of Health and Creative Industries, and the School of Business Program: The event organisers promise an interesting and varied program with […]
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Citizens’ Jury in Australia supports a tax on soft drinks
Citizens’ Juries are helpful in determining community views. They are made up of community members and involve the provision of expert information from sources pertinent to the topic under consideration as well as any source the Jury identifies as required for their deliberation on the issue. Jurors consider the expert information and deliberate on the […]
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Voluntary health star rating system given tick of approval
The controversial front-of-pack labelling involving a 5-star health rating system for food and drinks was recently approved. The system will enable consumers to better judge the nutritional content in the products they purchase but it is voluntary. The ABC’s report on the health star rating system gives insight into how the Public Health Association of […]
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