PHAA Victoria Prevention Subcommittee The PHAA’s Victorian branch, in partnership with the Australian Health Promotion Association and Australasian Epidemiological Association, … More
Dr Michelle Kennedy and Dr Leanne Coombe PHAA celebrates this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, as outlined on the official NAIDOC … More
Marlee Bower, University of Sydney; Maree Teesson, University of Sydney, and Scarlett Smout, University of Sydney The new Labor government … More
Stephen Carbone, Prevention United The recent Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System uncovered a system in crisis. In its … More
Jeremy Lasek – PHAA While the prevalence of smoking has steadily declined (by 75%) in the last 40 years in … More
Amy Elizabeth Parry – Australian National University With no tangible end to the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, burnout of the … More
Jeremy Lasek – PHAA We hear plenty about the importance of sharing, and understanding the lived experiences of others. At … More
Deena Mehjabeen – PHAA member Mental health is essential to our health and wellbeing. In Australia, around 1 in … More
Dr Fiona Robards, Co-Convenor Mental Health Special Interest Group, PHAA Climate change presents an existential threat. It is almost unbelievable … More
One-fifth of Australian women still don’t receive mental health checks both before and after the birth of their baby, our research published today has found.
For many of us, forced to work at home or to not work at all, the COVID-19 crisis has driven home the importance of mental health and how work interacts with our sense of wellbeing.