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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Fish oil program

 

Overview

The Fish oil program aims to improve the overall heart health of Australians by promoting the benefits of oily fish and fish oil consumption, and by assisting people to make informed decisions about their choice of fish oil product.

The program is an initiative of the Heart Foundation and follows from their position statement on Fish, fish oils, n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular health. The position statement outlines the benefits of fish oil consumption as a source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for a healthy heart.

The program includes:

Abstract adapted from the Heart Foundation

Contacts

Northern Territory
Darwin
Darwin Central Offices
3rd Floor, 21 Knuckey Street
Darwin NT 0800
Ph: (08) 8981 1966

South Australia
Adelaide
155-159 Hutt Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: (08) 8224 2888

Western Australia
Perth
334 Rokeby Road
Subiaco WA 6008
Ph: (08) 9388 3343

ACT
Canberra
Unit 1, Level 1, 17-23 Townshend Street
Phillip ACT 2606
Ph: (02) 6282 5744

Tasmania
Hobart
Level 1, 89 Brisbane Street
Hobart Tas 7000
Ph: (03) 6224 2722

Northern Tasmania
Kings Meadows Community Health Centre
McHugh Street
Kings Meadows Tas 7249
Ph: (03) 6336 5116

New South Wales
Sydney
Level 3, 80 William Street
Sydney NSW 2011
Ph: (02) 9219 2444

Illawarra
Kiama Hospital and Community Health Service
Bonaira Street
Kiama NSW 2289
Ph: (02) 4232 0130

Newcastle
32 Brunker Road
Broadmeadow NSW 2289
Ph: (02) 4952 4699

Queensland
Brisbane
557 Gregory Terrace
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Ph: (07) 3872 2500

Townsville
Suite 7B, 95 Denham Street
Townsville QLD 4810
Ph: (07) 4721 4686

Rockhampton
6/160 Bolsover Street
Rockhampton QLD 4700
Ph: (07) 4922 2195

Victoria
Melbourne
Level 12, 500 Collins Street
Melbourne Vic 3003
Ph: (03) 9329 8511

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Last updated: 22 October 2013
 
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