Baw Baw Shire Council has become the first council in Victoria to start the process to permanently adopt smokefree outdoor dining areas after a highly successful trial.
AMP and Cancer Council will today launch a new program to provide free financial planning services to cancer patients in need across Victoria.
The five-year survival for Victorians with cancer has increased to a record high of 65%, according to a report released by Cancer Council Victoria today.
Victorian dads are being urged to cut down on the booze and pick up their exercise regimes as Father's Day approaches to enjoy a healthy and longer life with their kids.
Big Tobacco has suffered another loss in the High Court today after British American Tobacco's application for special leave to appeal a Freedom of Information decision was denied.
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a new plan by the Australian Government to remove asbestos from all commercial and government buildings by 2030 taking a vital step towards reducing the risks of asbestos-caused diseases.
The High Court of Australia's decision on plain packaging represents a major victory for public health law, Director of the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer Jonathan Liberman said today.
Australia is one step closer to realising a smokefree generation after the High Court rejected the tobacco industry's challenge to plain packaging laws, Quit Victoria Policy Manager Kylie Lindorff said today.
Amid post-Olympics calls to review Australia's sporting performance, a coalition of health agencies has urged the government to restrict junk food companies from investing in junior sport and instead assist organisations to find more appropriate sponsors.
Today melanoma researchers have a new resource to help them gain a greater understanding of melanomas and develop more effective treatments with the launch of a new tissue collection facility at The Alfred Hospital.
There is strong public support for the introduction of policy initiatives to support healthy eating. This is the finding from a study published in the August issue of Health Promotion Journal of Australia.