WA Media Releases
LIWA are searching for Perth's Best Set of Lungs – are they yours?
Staff from the Lung Institute of Western Australia (LIWA) will base themselves around Perth this month, giving shoppers the opportunity to test their lungs and compete with the capital's top athletes and celebrities for Perth's Best Set of Lungs.
Australians in denial about their health
Deakin University findings are in line with the Heart Foundation's research that one in six Australians who are classified as obese rate their health as very good or excellent and only one in seven rating their health as poor.
Tipping... the scales?
It's that time of year again. Aussies are donning the team colours and reviving the old rivalries for the start of the footy season. But once again, the traditional tipping competition has been tainted by the spectre of unhealthy messages from junk food giants.
Enjoy a great day out at the LiveLighter Great River Ride!
It's time to dust off your bike and get the whole family out riding. The LiveLighter Great River Ride is a fun new ride for the whole family that promises to be a fun, enjoyable ride and the perfect way to get active and live a little lighter.
The "Transport Election" - where's the commitment to cycling?
The Heart Foundation, Cancer Council and Bicycling Western Australia have joined forces to work towards a common goal - a doubling in the number of people cycling by the year 2020.
Queensland prepares to LiveLighter
Western Australia's LiveLighter campaign is set to make an impact on the other side of the nation, with the Queensland Government announcing a multi-million dollar investment in a hard-hitting public health campaign. It's understood the campaign will be modelled on LiveLighter's approach.
Do you really want fries with that?
LiveLighter is taking the fight against toxic fat right to the front doors of fast food outlets across Perth.
Celebrity chef joins Army to promote healthy eating
The Army has enrolled Celebrity Chef Dale Sniffen to make a DVD which explains how to cook enjoyable food healthily and cheaply.
Kalamunda on track to open new bike trail
This Sunday, mountain bikers from across Perth will head for the hills to be among the first to hit a brand new trail.
Fast Food in Margaret River? We're not lovin' it!
The battle lines are being drawn in one of WA's most popular tourist spots, as residents and businesses unite to prevent another fast food outlet setting up shop in town.