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November 2017


Tackle chronic disease by eating more fibre

30 November 2017

Media release

The importance of fibre in our diet has been highlighted in a new report which shows that increasing our grain fibre intake could reduce the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


Making the right choices with health star rating

24 November 2017

Media release

Independent monitoring of the Health Star Rating system has found it is increasingly popular with the nation’s food shoppers.


Minister announces ARPANSA leads the way as a SunSmart workplace

23 November 2017

Media release

Assistant Minister for Health the Hon Dr David Gillespie MP attended a ceremony to recognise the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) as a SunSmart workplace.


Over $2 million announced for brain trauma research

15 November 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has announced a $2 million boost for brain trauma research, thanks to two grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).


Newcastle University to receive $12.2 million medical research boost

13 November 2017

Media release

The Australian Government has announced significant support for medical research at the University of Newcastle with $12.2 million to fund 19 major medical research projects.


More training for junior doctors in regional and rural Australia

27 October 2017

Media release

Hundreds of new junior doctors will experience work as a general practitioner in regional and rural Australia, thanks to the second round of the Federal Coalition Government’s Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation Fund (RJDTIF).

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