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Monthly Archives: August 2016

5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium

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The 5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium themed Excellence in rural and remote health research is a must-attend event for those interested in rural health data, information, research, policy and…

Delink the Drink

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For every prevention message from health agencies and or governments there are 25-50 beer and wine advertisements (1) to contradict the message. By the time someone turns 18 they will have,…

CONGRATULATIONS TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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In March, the Alcohol Advertising Review Board (AARB) released the report, “No way to ignore it: The case for removing alcohol ads from public transport” and wrote to all states and…

10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis 2016 Conference

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The 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference will be held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference is the leading multidisciplinary Viral Hepatitis conference in Australasia. The conference is held biennially…

The ‘bar’ needs to be raised: drinking in licensed venues

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In several places including Newcastle, Kings Cross and the Sydney CBD, trading hour and other restrictions have been placed on licensed venues to reduce the risk of street violence and…

The Olympic Spirit

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It’s that time again- the Olympic Games coming to you live from Rio.  Set with controversy before it even started, there have been whistleblowing confessions from Russian athletes about performance…

ACT launch of Women Want to Know

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Women Want to Know was officially launched in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Wednesday by Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Health Simon Corbell MLA. The FARE campaign encourages health…

Up, up and away!

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A fortnight ago an Australian plane was diverted to Bali, on its path from Sydney to Phuket, to remove six friends who had started a fight on board. They were…