Eating Disorders

Trial of best practice approach for eating disorders within a primary health care setting

On Wednesday 13th June, Health Minister Hon Greg Hunt announced the Australian Government’s commitment and funding to deliver Australia’s first trial of a best practice evidence-based approach to eating disorders treatment in a primary health network setting being Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN.
Frequently asked questions regarding this trial have been clarified below.

For more information

Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN media release
Department’s media release
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Help and support

Anyone needing support with eating disorders or body image issues is encouraged to contact Butterfly Foundation’s National Helpline on 1800 33 4673 or

For urgent support call Lifeline 13 11 14