NHMRC has released the updated Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol. Revising the alcohol guidelines has taken four years and included an extensive review of the most recent and best available evidence on the harms and benefits of alcohol consumption. The guidelines replace the previous version issued in 2009. They will underpin policy decisions and public health messaging for many years to come.
Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council has launched the 12th edition of 10 of the Best, showcasing significant projects that support the improvement of human health.
The Morrison Government is investing $300 million in ground-breaking health and medical research projects across Australia aimed at delivering better treatments, diagnosis and care.
- $260 million investment in 283 Ideas Grants was announced today.
- $20 million of extra funding has been provided to assist the sector’s recovery from disruption of research by COVID-19.
- Streamlined peer review enabled the Ideas Grants round to be completed despite COVID-19.
- Outcomes were released before the end of the year thanks to exceptional support from peer reviewers across the sector.