The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre is a national initiative that is identifying new ways to understand what works and what doesn’t to prevent lifestyle-related chronic health problems in Australia.

The Chronicle is a monthly newsletter about the Partnership Centre’s people and projects.

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The Chronicle, Edition 15, June-July 2016

Prevention Tracker expands; the true cost of healthy eating; and five minutes with Professor Billie Giles-Corti Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 14, April-May 2016

Evaluating physical activity interventions in the real world, and a new research project that is addressing the significant physical health issues of people with mental illness. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 13, February-March 2016

We report on a new project about childhood obesity, and meet PhD candidate Jan Muhunthan, who is developing research tools to help policy makers and researchers apply public health law in preventing chronic disease. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 12, December 2015-January 2016

In this edition, Deputy Director Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke describes how the Centre has been gathering steam in 2015 and what we can expect of the year ahead. We also feature a quick Q&A from a range of people across the Prevention Centre about the highlights and challenges of...

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The Chronicle, Edition 11, October-November 2015

This edition of the Chronicle includes news of an exciting project based in Glenorchy, Tasmania that is aiming to map and learn from a local community’s prevention activities. We meet Senior Research Fellow Dr Devon Indig, and report on a recent conference presentation by health policy consultant Dr Sharon...

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The Chronicle, Edition 10, August-September 2015

WELCOME to this edition of The Chronicle. The focus of this edition is news about our research projects, including Professor Amanda Lee’s project developing the first nationally standardised tools and protocols to determine the relative price and affordability of healthy and unhealthy diets, and work to develop a unique policy analysis...

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The Chronicle, Edition 9, June-July 2015

WELCOME to this edition of our newsletter, in which we learn about the program of work that Professor Penny Hawe is leading for the Prevention Centre. Professor Hawe and her team are exploring the dynamics of complex interventions in public health and are publishing widely in the area. We also...

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The Chronicle, Edition 8, April-May 2015

In this edition, we’re pleased to invite you to a presentation by Professor Terry Huang, a global leader in creative solutions for obesity and chronic disease. Professor Huang is a major driver of systems approaches to chronic disease prevention in the US. We encourage you to attend this free presentation on...

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The Chronicle, Edition 7, February 2015-March 2015

This edition previews a presentation by Professor Allan Best, an internationally respected expert in systems thinking and knowledge translation, who will kick off our Systems Experts Series. We also meet Nick Barker-Pendree, our multi-talented administration officer. I hope you enjoy this edition. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 6, December 2014-January 2015

In the final edition of The Chronicle for the year, our Deputy Director Sonia Wutzke looks back on 2014 and previews our plans for 2015. We also meet Ellie Malbon, a systems thinker who has joined Professor Sharon Friel’s food system project at the Australian National University, and we...

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