The Live Lighter campaign will take people inside the human body to show the internal dangers of being overweight.
Hospitals and drug clinics are bracing themselves for more patients presenting with psychosis and cardiovascular problems after a significant increase in use of the drug "ice".
"More and more people recognise that conventional meat production can have truly devastating environmental impacts."
Skin cancer checks performed in pharmacies are "irresponsible and inappropriate", according to the country's peak doctors' organisation.
A coalition of environmental groups, restaurants and academics have joined forces to demand reforms to Australia's lax labelling laws, saying too many consumers are being led to believe their seafood has been caught in domestic waters.
Every year dozens of Victorian families are faced with the heart breaking choice - to continue raising a severely disabled child, or relinquish a loved one into state care. Konrad Marshall meets a mother forced to make the most difficult of decisions.
A bump in the take-up of smoking among women in the early 1980s is now being echoed in lung cancer rates, which are rising for women while falling for men.