WA Media Releases

03 Apr 2016
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.

19 Jan 2016
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.

13 Nov 2015
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.

12 Nov 2015
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.

31 Jul 2015
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.

08 Jul 2015
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.

22 Mar 2015
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.

06 Mar 2015
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.

01 Feb 2015
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.

23 Jan 2015
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

24 Mar 2015
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.

24 Sep 2014
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.

19 Aug 2014
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.

17 Aug 2014
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.

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