Professor goes in to bat for preventive health

On September 5, 2012, in Events, by admin
Professor Mike Daube

Professor Mike Daube speaking at Parliament House to the Health Media Club lunch.

One of Australia’s top public health experts who helped lead the charge for plain packaging in tobacco has called on the Queensland Government to reconsider its approach to public health.

Speaking to the Health Media Club, Professor Mike Daube from Curtin University said that health developments in Queensland are ‘a slow-motion disaster in the making’ likely to result in worse health services and put the health of the public at risk.

In a hard-hitting address, Professor Daube discussed: (more…)

Speech: Professor Mike Daube

On September 5, 2012, in Speeches, by admin

Health Media Club – Parliament House Brisbane
August 4, 2012 (more…)

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Changes are expected when new governments come to power and in Queensland, tectonic shifts have already occurred within the health system and the public service since the Newman Government took over on March 26.

It appears preventive health measures are in the firing line, with changes to BreastScreen Queensland and cuts to healthy lifestyle programs, prevention and early intervention initiatives.


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