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2019 National Obesity Summit

The 2019 National Obesity Summit was held on 15th February 2019 in Canberra. It was held under the auspices of Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government...

Best Practice Formula Feeding - ABC Baby Talk Podcast

"Dr Rachel Laws from Deakin University's Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition and co-leader of EPOCH stream 4 discusses best practice formula feeding in this ABC Baby Talk podcast'   L...

Mobile Apps to Support Healthy Family Food Provision: Systematic Assessment of Popular, Commercially Available Apps

One of our PhD students Chelsea Mauch has led work on mobile apps to support healthy family food provision. Read the full paper.     The paper Mauch CE, Wycherley TP, Laws RA, Johnson BJ...

A passion to address maternal and child obesity

Professors Helena Teede and Louise Baur have spent their careers addressing child obesity from very different perspectives. They chat to host Gretchen Miller about what needs to be done.  Listen ...

Exciting News

We are so pleased that many of our recommendations have been incorporated in the final report of the 2018 Australia Government Senate Inquiry into the Obesity Epidemic in Australia. The full report ca...