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The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (ACDPA) works together to raise awareness of the enormous burden of chronic disease in Australia and highlight opportunities to create healthier food and physical environments to reduce risk factors. We also work to increase risk assessment, early detection and management of chronic disease risk.

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Long-awaited National Alcohol Strategy released

11 December 2019

ACDPA welcomes the new National Alcohol Strategy, which includes many policy actions to curb the impact of alcohol. However we are disappointed that changes to alcohol taxation have already been ruled out by Government.

Public health and consumer response to Health Stars

18 November 2019

Leading public health and consumer groups welcome the outcomes of the Ministerial Forum as an important step in concluding the Health Star Rating (HSR) System Five Year Review.

UN High level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (on Croakey)

30 September 2019

World leaders met in New York and adopted the first ever declaration on universal health coverage. The ACDPA Chair Sharon McGowan and Executive Officer Emma Lonsdale authored a post in Croakey to recognise the move towards #HealthForAll. 

Global Week for Action on Chronic Disease

5 September 2019

During the Global Week for Action on NCDs 2 - 8 September, people around the world are united in their call for action: Enough. Our Health. Our Right. Right Now. 

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