9 May 2017
Kwinana lives lighter to tackle obesity

Kwinana has been identified as having one of the highest number of obese and overweight adults in Greater Perth. However the City of Kwinana are taking positive steps to tackle obesity.


20 Apr 2017
Media Note: Losing 3kg can save your life

An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report has found small changes such as losing just 3kg or maintaining your current weight can dramatically reduce your chances of a premature death.


4 Apr 2017
Media Note: 4 in 5 Australians are not eating enough fruit and vegetables

If you are covering the CSIRO findings that four in five Australians are not eating enough fruit and vegetables, Ms Jenny Atkins is available for comment.


14 Nov 2016
Media note: sugary drinks tax

LiveLighter Campaign Director Maria Szybiak is available for comment on calls from Australian doctors for a sugary drinks tax.


10 Oct 2016
3 in 5 sucked in by cheap junk food and sugary drinks

Australians are being urged to steer clear of supermarket promotions on unhealthy food and drinks as new data reveals most of us fall victim to clever hard-to-resist specials, despite our healthy intentions.


19 Sep 2016
Media note: sugar tax

LiveLighter Campaign Director Maria Szybiak is available for comment on MP Russell Broadbent's call for a sugar tax.


10 Aug 2016
Report shows half of "natural" foods unhealthy

West Australians are being warned to be wary of foods which claim to be ‘natural,’ with new research showing that almost half of these products are high in saturated fat, sugar and/or salt.


5 Aug 2016
LiveLighter tackles junk food sponsorship of elite sport

On the eve of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, LiveLighter, Australia’s leading public education campaign targeting obesity, has launched a campaign asking West Australians to question the sponsorship of elite sport by junk food companies.


15 Jul 2016
New study adds weight to LiveLighter’s obesity campaign

A study published in The Lancet has found that that being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of dying prematurely, more so men.


27 Apr 2016
Junk food the main culprit for our added sugar addiction

LiveLighter is calling on every West Australian to rethink their love affair with junk food, with new research by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) finding that Australians are eating too much added sugar, with the majority coming from junk food and drinks.