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  • 09 Apr 2014 9:23 AM | Anonymous

    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) welcomes the historic Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Australia and Japan and congratulates Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott, and the Minister for Trade, the Hon. Andrew Robb, in the signing of the trade deal that will, “see a reduction or removal of tariffs and duties on 97% of Australian exports to Japan.”

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  • 14 Mar 2014 11:41 AM | Anonymous

    Amid the Government’s current movements toward reining in health expenditure, and calls for a revamp of the health system to ensure sustainability, Mr Carl Gibson, chief executive officer of the Complementary Healthcare Council (CHC) believes now is the time to incorporate a stronger focus on preventive health.

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  • 04 Mar 2014 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Chief Executive Officer of the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC), Mr Carl Gibson, has welcomed results from a two-year University of Sydney study1, which show that daily supplementation with a combination of glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate may significantly reduce joint space narrowing in the knees.

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  • 25 Feb 2014 11:46 AM | Anonymous

    In response to recent media articles in relation to the labelling of complementary medicines, the Complementary Healthcare Council reiterates the regulatory vigour of the complementary medicines industry in Australia.


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  • 13 Feb 2014 12:39 PM | Anonymous

    The Hemp food industry has been working towards allowing low THC hemp to be recognised legitimately as a food by an application to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (A1039). The application aims to meet global standards in Europe and North America that already have thriving industrial hemp businesses.


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  • 03 Feb 2014 12:07 PM | Deleted user
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC), in its 2014-15 pre-Budget Submission, has called for a change in health focus from supporting an ailing and expensive illness model to a wellness model that empowers Australians to take a new approach to healthcare; an approach that promotes well-being.

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  • 31 Jan 2014 12:36 PM | Anonymous
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) congratulates well-known industry player, Swisse, for supporting independent complementary medicine research through the provision of $15 million over six years to the new Complementary Medicines Evidence Centre (CMEC) at La Trobe University.

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  • 30 Jan 2014 4:23 PM | Deleted user

    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) welcomes the appointment of Tony Lawson as new chairman, and Adam Stankevicius as new Chief Executive Officer for the Consumers Health Forum (CHF).


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  • 14 Jan 2014 12:09 PM | Anonymous
    The Complementary Healthcare Council’s New Years Resolution is Better Health for all Australians.  It 2014 is set to be a year with an ever-increasing burden of chronic health problems on the healthcare system. The CHC says there has never been a more important time for action.

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  • 17 Dec 2013 3:58 PM | Anonymous
    The Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia (CHC) is disappointed by the misguided approach taken in a recent editorial published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and entitled, ‘Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements.’

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