IHT Media Report for February 2024

Coverage by Media Type
Total mentions by media type in February 2024.

Potential Audience Reach
11,566,800 over 28 days (February 2024)
Cumulative potential audience reach by media type for February 2024.

IHT Media Appearances

  • ABC TV interviewed Deakin University’s Professor Samantha Thomas about the government’s online gambling self-exclusion register. Professor Samantha Thomas says BetStop launched in August last year, and she observes that the thousands of people who have already registered show the amount of harm already done by the gambling industry. She also appeared on ABC Radio, 2CC Radio and SBS News.
  • Tony LaMontagne featured on the Headspace for the Workplace Podcast hosted by Sally Spencer Thomas. The episode is titled: Work-Related Suicide – An Occupational Health & Safety Perspective: Interview with Dr. LaMontagne & Dr. King 
  • Professor Catherine Bennett, was quoted in an article in The Age, titled: Do the latest vaccines better protect us from Covid-19? Read more: https://lnkd.in/eTKTCKfS 
  • Colin Bell, was quoted in an article from the ABC on Maryborough’s fight for better health and wellbeing outcomes. Read more: https://ab.co/42Mynzs This translated into an ABC Radio interview syndicated across Australia.
  • Deakin University health researchers have received $9.5 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). Congratulations to Anna Ugalde, Cindy Needham and Bodil Rasmussen. The appeared in the Geelong Advertiser, the National Tribune, Mirage news, 

  • Promotional techniques on junk food packaging are a problem for children’s health – Australia could do better, report by Gary Sacks and Alexandra Jones, appeared in Child magazine. Read more

  • Appearing in the Geelong Advertiser, Dr Cindy Needham, GLOBE, IHT, in collaboration with Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI), hopes to understand the dietary risks for rural and remote Australians, who face shorter lifespans and higher rates of diet-related disease compared to those in metropolitan areas.
  • Working in partnership with VACCHO, Jennifer Brown from IHT’s GLOBE domain, launched the Food Policies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (FoodPATH) Community Report, setting out 10 key recommendations towards for a systems approach to food and nutrition policy action. This appeared in the National Indigenous Times https://bit.ly/3OOdCxC and was talked about on the National Indigenous Radio.

  • Stéphane Bouchoucha, co-authored a The Conversation article about ongoing infection prevention and control strategies for COVID in Australia. Read more: https://bit.ly/3wdAMHr

  • In an article published in The Conversation, Kathryn Backholer and Christina Zorbas’ research has found an affordable daily diet has edged too far away for many Australians. A basic healthy diet can cost city-dwelling families who are doing it toughest roughly one-third of their income. So what is the Australian government doing to ease the cost of a supermarket shop? Read more https://bit.ly/3OyEMZe


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