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Sleep Health Foundation Research Grant Program Winners

Survey on ‘Understanding and helping the sleep deficits of Australian carers’

We are delighted to announce the winners of the SHF Research Grant Program 2019 from a group of very competitive applications are the team from Central

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Targeting mental health through improved sleep

To acknowledge Mental Health Week (9-17 October 2021) the Sleep Health Foundation is highlighting the strong links between sleeping well and having good mental health.

These links can be explored across three different aspects.

  1. The launch of its

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fessCare Pharmaceuticals, the makers of FESS.

FESS offers a range of nasal saline products to help relieve nasal congestion.

Breathe easier, sleep easier with FESS.

A Natural Way To Relieve Blocked Noses - FESS®



Promoting better sleep to optimise health, well-being and performance for all Australians.


Improving people’s lives through better sleep

The Sleep Health Foundation is a not for profit health promotion charity that aims to raise community awareness about the value of sleep and its common disorders, and to improve public health and safety. The Foundation receives no government resources and relies on the untied funding and support of its corporate partners, sponsors, members and donations.

Led by an experienced Board of Non-Executive Directors, the Foundation prides itself on its expertise and independence. Our mission is to promote better sleep to optimise health, well-being and performance for all Australians.

Our strategic aims and objectives

  • Community education and health promotion:
    Providing evidence based community education materials and encouraging partnerships to promote sleep health.
  • Political and community advocacy:
    Providing strong advocacy to help meet the sleep health needs of the community and people with sleep disorders.
  • Best practice in services and therapy:
    Encouraging evidence based sleep health treatments and patient-focused services and outcomes.
  • Research:
    Facilitating and disseminating sleep research, including knowledge translation

Code of Practice


Make sure your business is recognised for its high standards.

The Sleep Health Foundation's Code of Practice for Suppliers of CPAP Sleep Therapies helps ensure suppliers of sleep disorder therapies adopt consistent standards.  Annual Certification and registration as a Sleep

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Professor, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University
Chair, Sleep Health Foundation

Shantha Rajaratnam was awarded his PhD degree from Monash University in 1998, and completed a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2000. He undertook postdoctoral training at the Centre for Chronobiology at the

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Sleep Health Foundation Research Grant Program

Survey on ‘Understanding and helping the sleep deficits of Australian carers’

This is a call for EOIs from institutions (e.g. Universities) to undertake an online survey research project, conducted on behalf of the Sleep Health Foundation, with

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Rise try to shine

A new report released today by the Sleep Health Foundation, estimates around 1 in 10 Australians have a sleep disorder that can substantially affect their well-being, safety and productivity.  Apart from the personal distress these problems cause, the report shows they have a large economic

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Professor Cornish obtained her PhD for research undertaken in the Biochemistry and Microbiology departments of the University of Melbourne. After working as a post-doctoral fellow in the Botany School of the University of Melbourne she joined the newly established plant biotechnology

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Australian Daylight Saving begins on Sunday, 3 October 2021, at 2am when clocks are turned forward 1 hour to 3am local daylight time in NSW, VIC, SA, Tasmania, and ACT. Those of us living in these areas will “lose” an hour of night-time sleep, and this can disrupt our sleep and our internal

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