Reduce cancer risk

What we want to do:


Build the evidence for preventing cancer through lifestyle change and vaccination

  • Conduct, fund and publish policy-driven research to determine the best opportunities to prevent cancer, including lifestyle change and vaccination

Reduce smoking

  • Provide evidence-based community programs and information to reduce smoking and support smoking cessation
  • Influence change in tobacco control policy and practice

Improve sun protection behaviours

  • Provide evidence-based community programs and information to improve sun protection behaviours
  • Promote sun protection policies and influence policy change for shade in key community settings

Increase the number of people who are physically active, eat well and are a healthy weight

  • Provide evidence-based community programs and information to increase the number of people that are physically active, eat well and are a healthy weight
  • Influence policy change that supports people to make healthy lifestyle choices

Reduce alcohol consumption

  • Help the community to understand the link between alcohol and cancer
  • Influence change in alcohol policy and practice

Photo credit: Gerry Tye

Laura Twyman 
Senior Project Officer


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