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 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...


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...


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


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...


The Chronicle, Edition 5, October-November 2014

This edition previews the keynote address by leading Canadian public health researcher Professor Diane Finegood at our Investigators’ Forum, as well as a story about Victoria’s statewide prevention platform, Healthy Together Victoria. We also meet Wayne Adams, Manager for Safety and Quality in Healthcare for HCF, one of our...


The Chronicle, Edition 4, August 2014

In the August edition, we preview the Walk21 Conference, which will be held in Sydney in October. Health planners and policy makers are urged to attend the conference, which is aimed at sharing strategies to make our cities more walkable. We also meet Emma Slaytor, one of the Prevention Centre staff...


The Chronicle, Edition 3, July 2014

In the July edition of The Chronicle, Professor Stephen Jan talks about a research project he is leading that is finding ways for economic evaluation to measure the wider benefits of prevention. Economic analysis of prevention programs has traditionally focused on measuring the bottom line – costs and improvements in...


The Chronicle, Edition 2, June 2014

The June edition of The Chronicle, the monthly newsletter of The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, opens with a story about one of our research projects, which is investigating what makes our cities liveable and healthy. When Professor Billie Giles-Corti talks about her research project for the Partnership Centre, she often...


The Chronicle, Edition 1, May 2014

Welcome to the first edition of The Chronicle, the monthly newsletter of The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre. This edition opens with a message from the Director, Professor Andrew Wilson. In 2012, I almost said no when asked if I would front a bid for the NHMRC partnership centre on...