WA Media Releases
LiveLighter takes the fight to junk food
The LiveLighter Campaign is urging West Australians to reduce their consumption of junk food as a key strategy to reduce the epidemic of overweight and obesity.
Parents ask for a break as Easter eggs hatch early
As supermarkets across the State fill their shelves with Easter eggs, West Australians are becoming tired of the retail cycle that makes festive seasons a 365-day affair.
LiveLighter urges stronger restrictions on junk food marketing to kids
Australia’s leading healthy lifestyle program, LiveLighter, has called on government to take further action in restricting junk food marketing to children.
New research adds weight to LiveLighter’s sugary drinks campaign
Research from Curtin University published in today’s Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health has found that West Australians who are obese are more likely to consume sugary drinks than those who are a healthy weight.
National awards honours for WA's confronting health campaign
LiveLighter, Western Australia’s healthy lifestyle campaign, has been named the Grand Prix winner at the inaugural 2015 Marketing Science Ideas Exchange (MSiX) Awards.
Healthy children and families key to WA’s future
One of Australia’s most respected dietitians has called on West Australian schools and families to be a positive influence on our next generation, and avoid the rates of adult overweight and obesity that the state is currently experiencing.
LiveLighter urges AFL fans to boycott the fatty footy food
Western Australia’s healthy lifestyle campaign, LiveLighter, has called on Eagles and Dockers supporters to forgo the unhealthy food and drinks sold at Domain Stadium and bring their own instead.
Sweet surrender: WHO urges us to cut back on sugar
Western Australia’s healthy lifestyle campaign, LiveLighter, has applauded the World Health Organization’s (WHO) new guideline to limit sugar consumption, released this week.
Colour me healthy: LiveLighter launches new fruit and veg campaign
Western Australia’s LiveLighter, known for its hard-hitting stance on toxic fat, is taking a vibrant approach for its latest health message to encourage West Australians to eat a colourful range of fruit and vegetables.
LiveLighter urges cricket fans to hit junk food for six
Junk food marketing during elite sporting events has reached an all-time low, with one of the most unhealthy meal options heavily promoted by KFC during the cricket coverage this summer.
VIC Media Releases
For Victorian LiveLighter media enquiries, please contact Stefanie Hodson on (03) 9514 6465
Obese women 40% more likely to develop some cancers
New figures have revealed that women who are obese are 40% more likely to develop certain cancers than women of a healthy weight, prompting urgent calls for Victorians to be aware of the link between weight and cancer.
Thousands of Victorians sign up to LiveLighter in first 4 weeks of campaign
Over 5,000 Victorians have taken positive steps for their health by registering for the LiveLighter meal and activity planner in the month since the public health education campaign launched in Victoria.
Victorian Aboriginal healthy eating campaign
Cancer Council Victoria and the Heart Foundation, in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), are launching a campaign to encourage Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members to make small changes to their eating habits for better health and wellbeing.
First graphic obesity TV campaign launched in Victoria
Victorians will come face-to-face with the health impacts of ‘toxic fat’ as the state’s first ever, hard-hitting campaign about the risks of being overweight or obese is launched today.