April 2011

Friday 1 April, 2011


Cut your cancer risk: Global warming, cancer warning?

Monday 18 April 2011
Global warming, ozone depletion and climate change are perhaps the greatest threats currently facing our planet. You don't need to look far to see the dramatic impact of the changing environment on all our lives. Read more

New study shows cigarette packs make some smokers think there are 'safer' cigarettes

Thursday 14 April 2011

One out of five smokers still think some cigarettes are safer than others, reinforcing the Federal government's decision to strip cigarette packs of their branding and colour and make them plain.

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New figures show strong approval of plain packaging after cigarette packs of the future unveiled

Friday 8 April 2011
New Cancer Council research shows the majority of people support stripping cigarette packs of their branding and colour. Read more

New cigarette packs put end to glamour associations with smoking

Thursday 7 April 2011
Quit has welcomed news that the Federal Government will release draft plain packaging legislation today putting Australia just months away from passing the landmark health bill. Read more

Cut your cancer risk: Stars fly the tangerine tan flag

Thursday 7 April 2011
We were excited to see the unveiling of the stars lined up to participate in the next Dancing with the Stars series yesterday. Read more

Cut your cancer risk: can you worry yourself sick?

Monday 4 April 2011
Is it an old wive's tale or does stress really cause cancer? Read more

Sanitarium proves industry can ‘green light' traffic labels

Monday 4 April 2011
A proposed front of pack traffic light labelling system launched by Sanitarium today is a big step towards helping consumers make informed decisions about the food they purchase, according to the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC). Read more

Government to make liquor barns more accountable to communities

Friday 1 April 2011
Health groups have welcomed the Victorian Government's announcement today regarding changes to planning laws that will allow communities to have a greater say about bottle shops in their neighbourhoods. Read more