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$53.6 million for research into women’s health, chronic pain and alcohol use

Applications are open for three new Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities.

Make the moment you start trying the moment to stop drinking

This Saturday, 9 September 2023, is international Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day. Every year at 9:09am on the 9th day of the 9th month, we pause to recognise how important it is being alcohol free for the 9 months of a pregnancy.

The Every Moment Matters campaign highlights the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy

On 30 November 2021, we launched the Every Moment Matters campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Top 3 questions – Healthy lifestyle choices

Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, discusses making healthy choices, and the small steps we can take every day to enjoy a healthy life.

Top 3 questions – The impacts of alcohol on health, how to reduce alcohol intake, and how to help someone who's struggling

Professor Alison McMillan, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, talks about the impacts of alcohol on our health and wellbeing.

Australian Alcohol Guidelines revised

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) have released a revised version of the Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol.
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