June 20, 2014 42
When public health expert Professor Mike Daube wrote to the Oz about their 'exclusive' plain packaging yarn, they refused to publish his letter in full. Here's what it said.
April 2, 2014 5
Voters oppose "soda taxes" but have mixed views on other forms of food and drink regulation, while a key public health figure hits back at complaints from industry.
March 27, 2014 21
The exclusion of industry from public health campaigns is increasingly driven by the pathologisation of corporations as vectors of disease that must be controlled.
March 5, 2014 14
Demonising the alcohol industry ignores evidence from previous successful public health campaigns, warns a senior public health figure.
July 22, 2011 8
Richard Branson's Virgin Wines and the News Limited-owned Moshtix have been forced to pull a disgraceful internet ad that glorified youth binge drinking, following a Crikey probe into its breach of 11 self-imposed advertising standards.
July 2, 2009
Tony Abbott was punching below weight last night and was, as one observer noted, showing all the symptoms of the “depression of opposition”, writes Melissa Sweet.