Latest Honour List acknowledges two experts in the bone field

Healthy Bones Australia congratulates two distinguished doctors who have been recognised for their contributions in Australia. Associate Professor Chris Hogan has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia recognising his outstanding achievement and service to the area of Medicine. Associate Professor Hogan is based at Melbourne University and remains a practicing GP and… Read more »

Congratuations to the 2022 Grant Awardees

Healthy Bones Australia, in partnership with the Australia and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS), are proud to announce grants for 2022.  The official announcement and presentation was made at the annual ANZBMS Conference Dinner on 3 August. This was the first in person conference in over 2 years.  2022 HBA ANZBMS Clinical Grant,… Read more »

“Know Your bones” this World Osteoporosis Day

Experts urge Aussies to “Know Your bones” this World Osteoporosis Day   New report released reveals under-investigation & under-treatment of osteoporosis in those at risk Healthy Bones Australia has today released the second edition ‘Know Your Bones Community Risk Report (2021) for World Osteoporosis Day (Wednesday, October 20, 2021) and is calling for earlier investigation… Read more »

Healthy Bones Australia receives funding for critical health pilot

Healthy Bones Australia has received a grant from the Federal Department of Health from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)* to conduct a research pilot with GPs. The project will review a national approach for fracture prevention. Working with select GP sites over 2 years the project will analyse data and evaluate outcomes from a… Read more »

Healthy Bones Australia releases new Position Statement on Improving Bone Health and Osteoporosis Management in Australia

Healthy Bones Australia has released the Position Statement on Improving Bone Health and Osteoporosis Management in Australia This Statement was developed as a result of the Inaugural National Consumer and Community Forum, held on 20 November 2020, and provides specific recommendations and actions to improve the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis and overall bone health… Read more »

Announcement of new Medical Director

Healthy Bones Australia is pleased to introduce A/Professor Peter Wong as the new Medical Director and Chair of the Healthy Bones Australia Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee. A/Professor Wong is Senior Staff Specialist Rheumatologist at Westmead Hospital, Sydney. A/Professor Wong has worked professionally in Melbourne and Sydney and regularly visits the regional centre of Coffs… Read more »

Healthy Bones Australia announces new Chair

Healthy Bones Australia announces the appointment of a new Chair, Professor Peter Ebeling AO. Professor Ebeling has been the long-standing Medical Director of the organisation and is committed to improving bone health in Australia. Outgoing Chair John Hewson was instrumental in forming Healthy Bones Australia (formerly Osteoporosis Australia), recognising the need for an independent organisation… Read more »