WA Media Releases

14 Aug 2019
LiveLighter calls for urgent action with new campaign

CCWA will today launch the next LiveLighter® public education campaign that urges Western Australians to reduce their cancer risk by reducing sugary drink consumption

20 Jun 2019
Juice study supports LiveLighter’s Health Star Ratings push for change

An analysis of 38 popular ready-to-drink juice brands shows the need to make changes to the way that Health Star Ratings (HSR) are calculated for fruit juices to help consumers make more informed decisions, according to LiveLighter.

05 Jun 2019
Aussies’ growing ‘app-etite’ for convenience comes at a price

New data reveals convenience foods get in the way of our efforts to eat well

15 Mar 2019
More than half a kilo of sugar in Eggstreme Easter eggs

If you’re not keen on a nine hour jog this long weekend, you might want to skip that giant egg. Cancer Council WA’s LiveLighter dietitians went on an egg hunt this week to see just how much sugar is lurking in the trendy enormous eggs for sale across Perth.

10 Jan 2019
Cleaning Up Junk Food In Sport – It’s Just Not Cricket

Public health groups are calling on elite sporting clubs to clean their act up as new research shows mums and dads are sick of major sports codes partnering with junk food companies that put profits before health.

30 Nov 2018
Don't Be Sucked In This Summer

Summer officially starts tomorrow and obesity prevention initiative, LiveLighter®, is warning people to beware the barrage of cheap frozen sugary drinks with the launch of their ‘Don’t Be Sucked In’ campaign.

22 Oct 2018
Sugary Drinks Set To Fizzle Out - National Expert Shows WA Hospitals How

A national expert in public health is to meet with WA health leaders this week to discuss removing sugary drinks ahead of next week’s deadline to comply with the Government’s Healthy Options Policy.

17 Oct 2018
WA Community Support For Sugary Drinks Tax

A new survey has found Western Australians want a tax on sugary drinks.

11 Oct 2018
World Obesity Day: Why Industry Should Take More Responsibility For The Obesity Epidemic

New LiveLighter research shows a high degree of public support for restrictions on the sale of junk foods and sugary drinks.

13 Sep 2018
100 Days To Christmas – How One Mince Pie A Day Could Make You Stack On Unwanted Kilos

Christmas is already in full swing in supermarket aisles and catalogues prompting a plea from LiveLighter® for Western Australians to ensure their festive ‘treats’ don’t become an everyday habit.

VIC Media Releases

For Victorian LiveLighter media enquiries, please contact Stefanie Hodson on (03) 9514 6465

10 Jan 2019
Cleaning Up Junk Food In Sport: It’s Just Not Cricket

Public health groups are calling on elite sporting clubs to clean their act up as new research shows mums and dads are sick of major sports codes partnering with junk food companies that put profits before health.

15 Nov 2018
Flavoured water: sugary liquid with a healthy spin

‘Healthy’ waters hide up to 5.5tsp sugar per bottle, analysis shows

04 Oct 2018
Victorians urged to get back in touch with nature

As daylight savings approaches and the weather gets warmer LiveLighter and Parks Victoria are encouraging Victorians to rediscover their love of nature to improve their health and wellbeing.

04 Sep 2018
LiveLighter urges Victorians to spring back to a healthy routine

As the days start to get longer and warmer, LiveLighter is urging Victorians to use the change of seasons as a chance to start making healthier lifestyle choices.

08 Jun 2018
A day's worth of sugar in one hit

One carton of flavoured milk – the well-known tradie morning tea staple – could contain nearly as much sugar as half a packet of lollies, according to a new analysis from LiveLighter.

29 May 2018
Online health advice not always best for offline health

New data from LiveLighter has revealed Australians are turning to the internet as their preferred source of information and advice on healthy weight and weight loss, with 44% seeking such information online.

09 May 2018
Healthier choices become easier in Victoria

LiveLighter warmly welcomes the commencement of mandatory kilojoule labelling in chain fast food outlets and supermarkets across Victoria this month.

26 Apr 2018
Graphic campaign curbs Victorians' love affair with sugary drinks

Victorians could be spared from 1,085 new cases of type 2 diabetes and 153 new cases of heart disease if the government ran a graphic public education campaign on the link between sugary drinks and chronic health conditions, according to health researchers.

20 Apr 2018
Is "low carb" beer really better for you? New analysis shows it's a big fat myth

Health groups call for nutrition info panels on alcohol

09 Apr 2018
GPs a leading source of weight and nutrition info: survey

Doctors urged to get comfortable talking to patients about obesity

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