Pregnant Pause is supported by the ACT Government under the ACT Health Promotion Grants program.
The ACT Health Promotion Grants Program (ACTHPGP) contributes to improved health outcomes and minimising the risk of developing chronic disease in the ACT population.
The rollout of the Pregnant Pause in the ACT region is proudly supported by the following passionate local organisations:
Canberra’s widest variety of music, popular commercial FM radio station broadcasting to the ACT.
Canberra’s preferred health club chain and part of The Club Group Pty Ltd, which boasts 14 locations throughout the ACT.
Calvary John James Hospital
Calvary John James Hospital provides surgical and medical services and is the only private maternity unit on the south side of Canberra and which also provides a special care nursery.
The Department of Health
The Department of Health supports Pregnant Pause’s work on a national level by. The Health Department’s vision statement is for better health and wellbeing for all Australians, now and for future generations. They aim to achieve their vision through strengthening evidence-based policy advice, improving program management, research, regulation and partnerships with other government agencies, consumers and stakeholders.
If you would like to get involved with the campaign and partner with Pregnant Pause, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss how we can work together.
Pregnant Pause is endorsed by
The National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (NOFASD) Australia is an independent not-for-profit charitable organisation, and the national peak organisation representing the interests of individuals and families living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
The Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association (rffada) is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to prevention and ensuring that individuals affected prenatally by alcohol have access to diagnostic services, support and multidisciplinary management planning in Australia and that carers and parents are supported with a “no blame no shame” ethos.
Telethon Kids Institute
The Telethon Kids Institute is one of the largest, and most successful medical research institutes in Australia, comprising a dedicated and diverse team of more than 500 staff and students. The Alcohol & Pregnancy & FASD Research Program is an Institute Showcase Program which is interconnected across the four research focus areas at the Institute: Aboriginal health, early environments, brain and behaviour, and chronic disease of childhood.