The Public Health Association is Australia's peak body for public health.

We advocate for the health and wellbeing of everyone in Australia.

About Us

Our purpose is to ensure fewer people get sick. We do this by leading the conversation in public health policy across Australia. Our campaigns cover many 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.

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Membership of PHAA is open to any person who is supportive of the objectives of the Association.

In the Media

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Link 27 Mar 2024 Prof Emily Banks on the Doctorama podcast
Link 26 Mar 2024 New pornography research demonstrates need for Queensland action to prevent sexual violence
Link 26 Mar 2024 Either we confront change, or we waste the chance to Close the Gap