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Below is a list of submissions either created or contributed to from the Public Health Association on matters of importance to public health.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI)

Child Health

Tobacco Prevention

Drugs and Alcohol

Injury Prevention Political Economy of Health

Ecology & Environment

Chronic Disease Primary Health Care

Food and Nutrition

International Health Prisoner's Health

Communicable Diseases

Social determinants of health Oral health
Research General Public Health Policy

Women's Health

Recent Submissions



February 2017

Proposed amendments to the poisons standard for scheduling of ulipristal acetate (EllaOne)

Interim decision on the scheduling of nicotine for eCigarettes

Inquiry into the provision of services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition

January 2017

Inquiry into the effect of red tape on the sale, supply and taxation of alcohol

Application A1134 - Increased Concentration of Plant Sterols in Breakfast Cereal

2017-18 Pre-Budget Submission

December 2016

National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness open letter to the Prime Minister

Submission on Fifth Mental Health Plan

November 2016 Implementing Reforms to the Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) - Consultation Paper 4
October 2016 Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into the Paris


Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement
September 2016

Inquiry into Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016

Submission on rescheduling of nicotine-proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard (Medicines)

Queensland abortion law reform letter

August 2016

Letter to Minister for Environment

Voluntary addition of vitamin D to breakfast cereal

Structural review NHMRC Grant Program

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Child Health

Chronic Disease

Communicable Diseases

Drugs and Alcohol

Ecology and Environment

Food and Nutrition

General Public Health Policy


Injury Prevention

International Health

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Health

Oral Health

Political Economy of Health


Primary Health Care

Prisoner's Health


Social Determinants of Health


Women's Health