2023 Sponsors & Exhibitors
We would like to thank the following sponsors and exhibitors for their support of the Preventive Health Conference 2023.
Principal Partners Sponsor
Business Events Adelaide, Adelaide Convention Centre and Government of South Australia
Australian Government Department of Health & Aged Care
The Department of Health and Aged Care is committed to achieving our vision of better health and wellbeing for all Australians, now and for future generations. Our strategic priorities are to drive better health and ageing outcomes for all Australians; deliver an affordable, quality health and aged care system; and promote better sport outcomes.
Our purpose is to support the Government to lead and shape Australia’s health and aged care system and sporting outcomes through evidence-based policy, well targeted programs and best practice regulation. We will achieve this through six outcomes – health system policy, design and innovation; health access and support services; sport and recreation; individual health benefits; regulation, safety and protection; and ageing and aged care.
C: Laurianne Reinsborough, Director Health Promotion Branch, Prevention and Population Health Directorate, Wellbeing SA.
Wellbeing SA is a state government agency with a long term vision to create a balanced health and wellbeing system that supports improved physical, mental and social wellbeing for all South Australians.
Our agency works across the disease continuum in primary, secondary and tertiary prevention to lead the system change required to support health and wellbeing, and embed prevention across the lifespan.
School of Public Health, The University of Adelaide
The School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide is a community of leading scientists, educators and students who aim to advance innovative ideas that change individual behaviours, public policies, and health care practices. By working or studying with us you’ll be part of a leading research, teaching and service organisation making a significant, positive impact on the community. Focusing on primary disease prevention and optimal, evidence-based chronic-disease management, our work has a genuine influence on health policies and practices—and will prepare you to do the same.
International Speaker Sponsors
Cancer Council SA
A: 20 Greenhill Road, Eastwood, SA 5063
We’re working to reduce the impact of cancer for all South Australians. Whilst our cancer outcomes continue to be amongst the best in the world, by working together we can all play a part in reducing the impact of cancer for all South Australians. As South Australia’s leading cancer charity, working across every aspect of every cancer, we support families affected by cancer when they need it most, speak out on behalf of the community on cancer issues, empower people to reduce their cancer risk, and find new ways to better detect and treat cancer.
Cancer Council VIC
A: 615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004
Cancer Council Victoria is a trusted and leading cancer charity. We work with the community across all cancers for everyone affected by or concerned about cancer. By investing in life-saving research, delivering prevention programs, advocating for change, and providing meaningful information and support to those affected, we are working tirelessly to realise a cancer-free future.
Cancer Council WA
T: 08 9212 4333
A: Level 1, 420 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008
We are Western Australia’s leading cancer charity. Our vision is to achieve a cancer free future for our community. We develop and deliver programs and campaigns that support health and help reduce cancer risk. We work with the community and decision makers to improve cancer care and create healthy environments to reduce cancer risk. We fund world-class research that targets cancer from every angle. We offer a range of services to ensure no West Australian has to face cancer alone.
Cancer Council NSW
T: 02 9334 1462
A: 153 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011
We are Australia’s leading cancer charity, working across every area of every cancer. Every day, we support families affected by cancer when they need it most, speak out on behalf of the community on cancer issues, empower people to reduce their cancer risk, and find new ways to better detect and treat cancer.
For over 60 years, the Heart Foundation has been the trusted peak body working to improve heart disease prevention, detection and support for all Australians. Since 1959 we have funded research projects worth over $670 million (in today’s dollars). Our mission is to reduce heart disease and improve the heart health and quality of life of all Australians through our work in Risk Reduction, Support, Care and Research
Flinders University, College of Medicine & Public Health
The College of Medicine and Public Health at Flinders University delivers clinical, population and lab based research, integrated teaching programs and high quality clinical services. Their footprint reaches out from the world class teaching hospital at the Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia to multiple rural clinical locations to Darwin, Northern Territory. They promote research in health services, systems improvements, public and population health, improved clinical care and laboratory and precision medicine.
Their research and teaching equips the next generation of leaders and innovators with the skill, commitment and vision to protect vulnerable communities and truly advance health outcomes.
The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre
The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre is a national collaboration of researchers, policy makers and practitioners working to prevent chronic disease. The Centre aims to provide health decision makers with the best evidence and tools to inform their policies and programs. It is also passionate about nurturing the next generation of prevention researchers, policy makers and practitioners through our Emerging Leaders Network.
Over the past decade, the Prevention Centre has delivered compelling evidence, aligned communication and coordinated action to enhance the impact and relevance of prevention research through policy and research collaborations on shared priorities that are important locally and nationally.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative unique web resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by making the evidence base freely accessible via the Internet https://healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au Since 1997, the HealthInfoNet is helping to close the gap in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Their knowledge exchange research aims at providing the knowledge and other information needed for time poor health practitioners and policy-makers to make informed decisions and deliver this in a way that is timely, accessible and relevant.
Menzies School of Health Research
Menzies' Education Team coordinates and delivers Charles Darwin University's (CDU) postgraduate public health and health research courses and administratively supports higher degree research (HDR) students. Our lecturers and research supervisors are Menzies’ researchers and acclaimed experts in their fields.
For almost 30 years, Menzies has been delivering public health and research degrees to students who want to make a difference. The Education Team has a wide range of expertise and can assist with advice around: enrolment, scholarships, study plans, public health and research careers.
Cancer Council Australia
A: 320 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
As one of the most trusted organisations in Australia, Cancer Council is the peak, non-Government cancer control organisation, working to improve outcomes and provide support to all Australians affected by all cancers. As the national body in a federation of eight state and territory member organisations, Cancer Council Australia works to make a lasting impact on cancer outcomes by: shaping and influencing policy and practice across the cancer control continuum; developing and disseminating evidence-based cancer information; supporting research; convening and collaborating with cross sectorial stakeholders and consumers to set priorities; and speaking as a trusted voice on cancer control in Australia.
Synergies TO Prevent stroke - STOPstroke
A: Private Bag 23 Hobart TAS 7001
Synergies TO Prevent stroke (STOPstroke) is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council Synergy grant and aims to address those gaps in our understanding of how to prevent stroke. The STOPstroke researchers are an interdisciplinary team, brought together by a combined desire to make major advances in preventing stroke. Building on previous and current efforts, STOPstroke has three main themes of work:
Theme 1: Better identification of those who will suffer stroke
Theme 2: Improved management of people at risk of stroke
Theme 3: Real-world modelling and effectiveness of stroke prevention
PHIDU offers free online access to a comprehensive range of population health data at national, regional and small area levels for Australia. Socioeconomic and geographical variations in health are highlighted in interactive atlases and graphs, and supported by data tables and metadata. Data are analysed by age, sex and Indigenous status.
We invite you to explore these data and use them freely in your research, study, planning, teaching, policy-making, communications and conversations.
We hope this website becomes Your interactive pathway into the world of data on health and its determinants in Australia.
T: (08) 8490 0400
A: PO Box 579, Unley SA 5061
GPEx is a trusted education partner for healthcare professionals at every stage of their career. We work closely with peak bodies and healthcare organisations to develop and deliver high quality education and training in a range of primary health areas, including preventative care.
Our 20 years’ experience across training, program delivery and research means we understand the critical role education plays in managing and preventing chronic disease, and the potential it has to alleviate increasing pressures on the healthcare system.
Cracks in the Ice (The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use)
T: 02 8627 9048
A: The Matilda Centre, Level 6, Jane Foss Russell Building, G02, The University of Sydney NSW 2006
Cracks in the Ice (cracksintheice.org.au) is an online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based, and up-to-date information and resources about crystal methamphetamine ('ice') for the Australian community. Cracks in the Ice is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and was developed by the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney. The toolkit was developed in response to the Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce which was established in 2015 by the Australian Government to provide advice on the impacts of ice in Australia.
Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA)
T: 03 8622 0516
A: Level 30, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Your Fertility is a Commonwealth government funded health promotion campaign that educates Australians of reproductive age and health professionals about factors that affect fertility and preconception health. The program is led by organisations the specialise in the area including, Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA), Healthy Male, Jean Hailes for Women's Health, Global and Women's Health at Monash University and The Robinson Research Institute at The University of Adelaide.
National Breast Cancer Foundation
A: Level 7, 50 Margaret Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
T: 1300 737 086
The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Australia’s leading national body funding game-changing breast cancer research with money
raised entirely by the Australian public. Our vision is simple: stop deaths from breast cancer. How? By identifying, funding and championing
world-class research -research that will help us detect tumours earlier, improve treatment outcomes, and ultimately –save lives.
Since 1994, when NBCF was first established, we have invested nearly $200M into almost 600 research projects. In that time, the death rates
from breast cancer in Australia have reduced by 43% thanks in large part to research in prevention, early detection and new and improved
breast cancer treatments. More than ever, NBCF is focusing keenly on how we can do more with less in order to achieve great outcomes that
will impact the longevity and quality of life for patients with breast cancer. For us, this means identifying new and effective models of funding
and ensuring that we don’t stand alone but work collaboratively and creatively to achieve our vision of Zero Deaths from breast cancer.
Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)
T: 02 6285 2373
A: Public Health Association of Australia, PO Box 319 Curtin ACT 2605
The Public Health Association is Australia's peak body for public health. We advocate for the health and well-being of everyone in Australia.
We lead the conversation in public health policy across Australia. Our campaigns cover a wide range of public health issues including Indigenous health, alcohol pregnancy warning labels, and sick leave for all workers. Our campaigns are based on evidence-based policy statements which are developed collaboratively with our members, branches and Special Interest Groups.
Our 2,000+ individual members represent over 40 professional groups interested in the promotion of public health. We have branches in every State and Territory. The branches work with the National Office to provide policy advice, organise events and mentor young public health professionals. We also have eighteen Special Interest Groups which focus on developing policy on a wide range of public health issues.
We are a lead provider of public health professional development, and host several major national and international conferences every year.