WA Media Releases
National Health Survey: We're taller... and fatter!
We're fatter, we don't exercise enough and we don't eat our greens. These are just a few of the key findings in the National Health Survey, released by the Bureau of Statistics today.
We're losing the battle of the bulge!
An alarming new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has revealed the extent of the health crisis facing our nation.
Public Health vs. the Junk Food Giants
A David and Goliath battle is taking place on WA's television screens, with the launch of three new LiveLighter advertisements this week.
WA's LiveLighter campaign goes viral!
Western Australia's LiveLighter campaign has reached a major internet milestone, with the advertisements now attracting more than 150,000 views on YouTube.
HBF Outdoor Fitness, presented by LiveLighter
Want to reduce that "grabbable gut"? Tackle that "toxic fat"? Soon, it’ll be even easier to reach your health goals, with HBF's popular outdoor fitness classes set to return from September 3 until October 27.
LiveLighter's Summer BBQ Recipe Competition - win prizes to the value of $5000!
Are you a wizard of the grill? A master of the tongs? Share your unique Summer BBQ inspired recipe with us for the chance to win our major prize, valued at $5000!
A grabbable gut can be deadly, even if you're not overweight.
Got a grabbable gut? If so, you're nearly 3 times more likely to die of a heart attack, even if you're not overweight.
WA sport should be junk free!
The LiveLighter campaign has teamed with over a dozen of the nation's most respected health organisations to encourage WA sports clubs to dump their junk food sponsors.
It's official: We need to LiveLighter!
The latest figures from the Bureau of Statistics cast a grim light on the health of the nation. It confirms that 61 per cent of Australian adults are now overweight or obese – and we continue to get bigger.
A world first campaign to tackle obesity
As a nation, we're the heaviest we've ever been.