March 2016

More work needed to close the Aboriginal health gap on cancer

Aboriginal people in Victoria have a higher chance of dying from cancer than other Victorians, Cancer Council Victoria data shows, highlighting the need for ongoing efforts to reduce this unfair burden on the community.

High praise from leading health experts for UK's sweet tax on sugary drinks

The Rethink Sugary Drink alliance has commended the UK government for committing to introduce a tax on sugary drinks; and urge the Australian Government to investigate the effectiveness of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and to follow the UK's lead.

Aboriginal Quitline unveils new logo

Aboriginal Quitline is thrilled to unveil its new logo proudly featuring elements from artwork by Aboriginal artist, Dixon Patten Jnr, a Yorta Yorta and Gunai man.

Updated: 01 Mar, 2016