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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Social responsibility in sport

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Sport is associated with health, fair play, competition, striving for excellence, friendship, community, unity, teamwork. It inspires feelings of identity and pride. But competitive, big time sport has its dark…

PHAA 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference

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The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and the Northern Territory Chronic Disease Network (CDN) are jointly holding the PHAA 44th Annual Conference and the 20th Chronic Disease Network Conference…

AGEING WITH ALCOHOL

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Our population is ageing. In fact the Australian Bureau of Statistics predicts the number of people aged 85 and above is expected to double in the next 20 years and…

GP16 – The RACGP Conference for General Practice

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GP16 – The RACGP Conference for General Practice will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from Thursday 29 September – Saturday 1 October 2016. Over 1000 healthcare…

Athletes Aren’t the Only Role Models in Sport

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I’m not from Australia originally, but since arriving I’ve come to embrace this continent’s unique sport of Aussie Rules Football. I enjoyed a Friday night game at a friend’s house…

17th International Mental Health Conference

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The 17th International Mental Health Conference – Guiding the Change, will bring together leading clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss mental health issues confronting…

SNAP BACK WHERE YOU LIVE: A TOOL FOR COMMUNITY ACTION

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Between March 2014 and March 2015, there were 165 complaints made to the Alcohol Advertising Review Board[i] (AARB) about alcohol advertising in Australia. For those complaints upheld, the AARB requested…

AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF FAMILY STUDIES CONFERENCE

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The 2016 AIFS Conference will draw key thinkers, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners from across different sectors and disciplines, including education, health, and social sciences. Together we will apply interdisciplinary expertise…