Australia Eating Disorder Treatment Information & Resources
Australia has shown a deep desire to address the prevalence of eating disorders worldwide through prevention efforts and increased access to treatment. The country developed a proposed National Strategy on Body Image in 2009 to combat negative body talk and negative messages in the media. Through increased awareness and legislation, Australia Eating Disorder Treatment is becoming a world leader in the field of eating disorders.
“…‘My view is the average Australian person cannot live a lifestyle that dictates a constant, very restrictive eating regime and at the same time, a happy, social, healthy life.’” Read more here.
“One million Australians are struggling with an eating disorder, but they’re still seen as a ‘choice.’ A recovered anorexia sufferer shares her story.” Read more here.
Upcoming Australia Eating Disorder Events:
ANZAED 2018 Conference
The 16th Annual Conference of the
3-4 August, 2018
Additional Information: Here! (Pro)
3-4 August: ANZAED 2018 Conference. Details: The 16th Annual Conference of the Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders theme is Courageous Conversations: Furthering Understanding Embracing Change, where clinicians, researchers and students will get together to share knowledge and ideas on the current understanding of eating disorders and their treatment. Location: Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne. Conference Flyer: here. Additional Information: here. (Pro)
September 27-28: The National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference – “A Team Approach”. Details: This annual conference is going into its 5th year and will provide the opportunity to share current research, celebrate successes and address challenges whilst learning and networking with like-minded professionals in the prevention, treatment and care of people living with an Eating Disorder and/or Obesity. Location: Twin Towns Services Club, 2 Wharf St, Tweed Heads NSW 2485. Conference Information: here. Registration Information: here. (Pro)