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Media Centre

Welcome to the Life Education Queensland Media Centre!

Life Education is Queensland's largest health promotion charity. Each year, we deliver our program to over 180,000 students across the state. Our program empowers children and young people to make healthy choices about fitness, nutrition, cybersafety, drugs, alcohol, smoking, bullying and sexual health.

Media contact

Please forward all media enquiries to HR Manager Malin Bergendahl
Phone: (07) 5572 0166
Email: mbergendahl@lifeeducation.org.au

 

 Media releases 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveMore education is needed to combat the Ice scourge

16 August 2016

Life Education Queensland CEO Michael Fawsitt is leading a push for more drug education in Gold Coast schools. Read the full media release

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveTeachers Mutual Bank supports Life Education's  health education in schools 

7 June 2016

Life Education Queensland welcomed Teachers Mutual Bank as a new supporter at a ceremony at Wilston State School. Read the full media release

 

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveCurrimundi Childcare and Education Centre wins 'Magic of Being Me' competition

1 June 2016

Seven lucky preschool winners nationwide have won a $500 Educational Experience voucher for learning resources. Read the full media release

 

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveLife Education celebrates record numbers in the Ipswich and Gatton region at Fernvale State School 
27 November 2015

Today Ipswich West MP Jim Madden attended Fernvale State School to celebrate the Life Education program reaching 11,000 children in the area in the past 12 months. Read the full media release

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveLogan MP Linus Power supports health education at Regents Park State School 
24 November 2015

Today Logan MP Linus Power attended Regents Park State School to celebrate the Life Education program reaching 11,000 children in the Logan area in the past 12 months. Read the full media release

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveLife Education celebrates record numbers in Ipswich at Churchill State School 
17 November 2015

Today Ipswich MP Jennifer Howard attended Churchill State School to celebrate the Life Education program reaching 11,000 children in Ipswich in the past 12 months. Read the full media release

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveWaterford MP Shannon Fentiman supports health education at Loganholme State School 
6 November 2015

Today Waterford MP Shannon Fentiman attended Loganholme State School to celebrate the Life Education program reaching 11,000 children in the Logan area in the past 12 months. Read the full media release

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveLife Education celebrates record numbers in Brisbane
5 November 2015

Today Greenslopes MP Joe Kelly attended Holland Park State School to celebrate the Life Education program reaching 10,000 children in Brisbane so far this year. Read the full media release

 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny Grove

Life Education program expands in the Moreton Bay region
9 October 2015

Today Glass House MP Andrew Powell attended Wamuran State School to celebrate the Life Education program reaching 7,000 children in the Moreton Bay region so far this year. Read the full media release...

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny Grove

Life Education program expands in Redlands

7 October 2015

Today Capalaba MP Don Brown attended St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School in Alexandra Hills to celebrate the Life Education program reaching 9,000 children in the Redlands area so far this year. Read the full media release...

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny Grove

Lytton MP Joan Pease supports health education at Manly West State School

3 September 2015

Today Lytton MP Joan Pease attended Manly West State School to show her support for Life Education’s health education program being delivered to Year 3 regarding how the human body works. Read the full media release...

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny Grove

Life Education celebrates record numbers in Logan at Waterford State School
1 September 2015

Life Education Queensland CEO Michael Fawsitt presented Ms Fentiman with a plaque of appreciation to acknowledge the support of the Queensland Government. The plaque features drawings from children who have participated in the Life Education program. Read the full media release... 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveStafford MP Hon Dr Anthony Lynham supports health education at Somerset Hills State School 
1 September 2015

Today Stafford MP Hon Dr Anthony Lynham attended Somerset Hills State School to show his support for Life Education’s health education program being delivered to a Year 5/6 class regarding understanding medicines and their safe use, and positive communication. Read the full media release... 

Health Education Program Celebrates Important Milestone in Ferny GroveHealth education program celebrates important milestone in Ferny Grove (St Andrews)
18 August 2015

Today, at St Andrew’s Catholic Primary School, Life Education celebrated 25 years since they, and their iconic mascot Healthy Harold, began delivering vital health and drug education to children and young people in the Ferny Grove area. Read the full media release... 

Goodna State School Press Release 14th August 2015Bundamba MP Jo-Ann Miller launches new Mobile Learning Centre
17 August 2015

Goodna State School was the first school in Ipswich to welcome Life Education’s brand new Mobile Learning Centre, through which the charity delivers its drug and health education program to students. Read the full media release...

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 TUH sponsors Life Education Queensland

 15 January 2015

Life Education and TUH, a not-for-profit health fund for the education and union sector, celebrated TUH’s support of Life Education Queensland’s school-based health and drug education program.
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Carina SS Steve Minnikin MP PressRelease FINAL 260614-page-001Life Education visits Berserker Street State School
20 November 2014

Life Education will deliver its health education program to the whole of Berserker Street State School thanks to a sponsorship with Mitcon Projects. More than 500 students will learn about healthy food choices, the benefits of physical activity, staying safe online, the health impacts of smoking and alcohol, and strategies to cope with peer and social pressures.
Read the full media release

Carina SS Steve Minnikin MP PressRelease FINAL 260614-page-001Life Education celebrates healthy milestone in Mackay
14 November 2014

Students and staff at Glenella State School celebrated an engaging and innovative school-based program from Life Education that has supported nearly 10,000 students in the Mackay - Whitsunday region to adopt healthier lifestyle habits.
Read the full media release

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Life Education Bundaberg celebrates 25 years
18 September 2014

Today Life Education Bundaberg celebrates 25 years of delivering its vital health and drug education programs to students in state and independent schools across the region.
Read the full media release  

Carina SS Steve Minnikin MP PressRelease FINAL 260614-page-001Chatsworth MP Steve Minnikin visits Carina State School
26 June 2014

Chatsworth MP Steve Minnikin visited Carina State School to show his support for Life Education’s health education program being delivered to a composite Year 3/4 class regarding nutrition, the local environment and health issues. Read the full media release

Life Education Queensland returns to Far North Queensland PressRelease 2 FINAL 160614-page-001Life Education returns to Far North Queensland
16 June 2014

Life Education Queensland will be returning to Far North Queensland thanks to fundraising support from the local community and funding from the Queensland Government.
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Waterford SS Michael Latter MP  PressRelease FINAL 100614-page-001Waterford MP Michael Latter supports health education at Waterford State School
10 June 2014

Waterford MP Michael Latter recently attended Waterford State School to show his support for Life Education's health education program being delivered to Year 5 regarding understanding medicines and their safe use, and positive communication. Mr Latter was presented with a plaque of appreciation from Life Education Queensland. Read the full media release 

Redlands College Dr Mark Robinson MP  PressRelease FINAL 020614-page-001Cleveland MP Mark Robinson supports health education at Redlands College
2 June 2014

Cleveland MP Mark Robinson attended Redlands College at Wellington Point to show his support for Life Education’s health education program being delivered to Year 5 regarding understanding medicines and their safe use, and positive communication.
Read the full media release

Media Coverage

 

Courier Mail Ice lessons in primary proving effective

Ice lessons in primary proving effective
8 Dec 2015
Courier Mail

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NewsMail Community bank backs Life Education van in region

Community bank backs Life Education van in the region
3 Dec 2015
News Mail (Bundaberg)

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Noosa News Talking About Relationships

Talking about relationships
1 Dec 2015
Noosa News

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Life Ed is coming knocking on funds

Life Ed is coming knocking for funds
15 April 2015
Bundaberg News Mail

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media-helpers-wrap-upHelpers wrap up to aid state's kids
3 December 2014
Gold Coast Sun
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media-program-to-give-supportProgram to give support
28 November 2014
North West Star
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Media-Urge-your-kidsUrge your kids to learn great life skills early
25 November 2014
Noosa News
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media-healthy-harolds-nutrition-messageHealthy Harold's nutrition message
15 November 2014
Daily Mercury

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Gold Coast Bulletin Food fight targets kids 110814 p10-page-001Food fight targets kids
11 August 2014
Gold Coast Bulletin

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media-thanks-mp-for-supportLife Education thanks MP for support
10 June 2014
Redland City Bulletin

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