The Sleep Health Foundation – Consumer Reference Council

The Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) is a peak community and advocacy body for sleep health in Australia. Our vision is improving people’s lives through better sleep. Our mission is to promote better sleep to optimise health, well-being and performance for all Australians.

The SHF

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Grant opportunity - Expressions of Interest

The NIB Foundation Health Smart Grants open on 1 June 2021. NIB are offering charities across Australia and New Zealand who are dedicated to helping youth and young adults be health smart in their everyday lives, the chance to apply for a grant of $40K.

The Sleep Health Foundation has previously

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Draft National Preventative Health Strategy Call for Consultation

The Australian Government Department of Health has recently released a draft national preventive health strategy which aims to achieve a healthier Australia by 2030 by preventive health action.  Among other things, they point to economic benefits if the health of people in fair or poor health

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Productivity Commission Report into Mental Health in Australia

The Sleep Health Foundation welcomes the Productivity Commission’s final report and recommendations regarding Mental Health in Australia. We are pleased to see the important role sleep can play being highlighted in terms of helping people to maintain their mental health, and in preventing mental

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Emerging Sleep Hero Winners

The Inaugural Sleep Health Foundation Emerging Sleep Hero Award 

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Emerging Sleep Hero Award:

Clare Ladyman from Massey University in NZ - 1st place
Meagan Crowther from CQU Adelaide - 2nd place
Hailey Meaklim from Monash Uni Melb - 3rd place

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Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of the Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) will be held online and we will be using Zoom to facilitate this meeting (see detail below). 

Please note that questions will not be taken without notice. If you would like to submit a question on notice to be asked during the

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Notice of Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of the Sleep Health Foundation will be held online on Monday 26 October 2020 at 12.30 -1.30 pm (AEDT).

The meeting agenda, last year’s AGM minutes, annual report and financial statements will be available to all members in advance of the meeting.

Nomination of Board

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SHF members at Sleep DownUnder 2019

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The Sleep Health Foundation will be at Sleep DownUnder 2019 at the Sydney International Convention Centre on Stand 2, from Thursday, 17 - Saturday, 19 October 2019. 

If you are a member and presenting at any of the sessions please download the slide here to use as part of your presentation

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Annual General Meeting - Sydney Convention Centre

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As previousy advised the Annual General Meeting of the Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) will be held at the Sydney Convention Centre, in Meeting Rooms C2.5 and C2.6 in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Sleep DownUnder 2019, on Friday 18th

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Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019

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The Annual General Meeting of the Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) will be held in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting - Sleep DownUnder 2019 event, on Friday 18th October 2019 at 5:15 – 6:15pm, International Convention Centre, Sydney.

Nomination of board members
Two board positions become

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SHF & ASA Win Achievement of the Year Award

We are proud to announce that the Achievement of the Year Award at the Associations Forum National Conference in Canberra this week was awarded jointly to the Australasian Sleep Association and Sleep Health Foundation for successfully advocating for the Federal Government to call a Parliamentary

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New report on Cost effectiveness of CPAP for Treatment of OSA

Deloitte Access Economics have just completed a study, commissioned by the Sleep Health Foundationn into the cost effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).

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