Health promotion

Alternate Term Label:
Community health education
Health education
Health information
Safe sex awareness

Shisha no thanks!

Waterpipe (shisha) smoking is increasing internationally. This evaluation project was co-designed with Arabic-speaking young people, community groups, and health care workers, to increase awareness of the harms of waterpipe smoking among young people from Arabic-speaking backgrounds through community engagement, events, and social media. This report...

Using economic development to improve health and reduce health inequalities

Creating a society where everyone has an opportunity to live a healthy life requires action across government. This report contains case studies of economic development strategies which look beyond narrow financial outcomes as measures of success, and instead aim to enhance human welfare.

Whitehorse Integrated Transport Strategy 2011

This strategy document creates a framework to consider the different modes of transport available to the Whitehorse community and provides direction to facilitate travel options and networks that are sustainable, convenient, accessible and safe.
Discussion paper

Consultation paper: development of the National Preventive Health Strategy

Preventive health is a key pillar of Australia’s long-term national health plan. This consultation paper sets out what the 10-year National Preventive Health Strategy will aim to achieve and conceptually how this might be done.
Journal article

What makes an effective antismoking campaign – insights from the trenches

This paper describes traditionally effective approaches for anti-smoking mass media advertising and explores challenges and future directions for campaign planning. The changing characteristics of the current smoking population and media landscape are examined.

National men's health strategy 2020-2030

This strategy builds on the National Male Health Policy 2010, and outlines Australia’s national approach to improving health outcomes for all men and boys, particularly those at greatest risk of poor health.

Turning the tables: making healthy choices easier for consumers

This report exploring public attitudes towards healthy eating finds that the food market in the UK is not working for consumers, with too many in the UK facing significant barriers to eating healthy diets.

Masculinities and health: a framework for challenging masculine gender stereotypes in health promotion

The Masculinities and Health Framework is a planning tool to support people and organisations promoting health and wellbeing, particularly when working with men and boys.

Diabetes in the news: project report

This report summarises the results from a computer-assisted investigation of how the Australian news media write about diabetes. The research focussed on reporting in 12 national and metropolitan Australian newspapers over five years (2013-2017).

Summary of tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

This summary is a plain language publication that provides key information about tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.