Industry Insight brings together an experienced team of scholars and policy experts from a wide range of backgrounds who are all committed to understanding and documenting industry strategies to influence public health policies.  The team is leading the development and implementation of policies to better manage industry lobbying and political funding.

This project is a collaboration between Deakin University, the Foundation of Alcohol Research and Education, the Cancer Council of Victoria, the University of Newcastle, Monash University, Curtin University of Technology, the University of Auckland and the University of York.

Industry Insight is funded by the Australian Research Council.


Professor melanie wakefield

Director, Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer

Cancer Council Victoria

professor michael daube

Professor, Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Health Sciences

Curtin University






Food Industry

Professor Peter Miller

Professor of Violence Prevention and Addiction Studies

Deakin University


Professor Kypros Kypri

Senior Brawn Research Fellow

University of Newcastle

Amy Ferguson

Director, Policy and Research

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)


Professor Jim Mccambridge

Chair in Addictive Behaviours and Public Health

University of York


Dr Nicolas Droste

Research Fellow

Deakin University



Florentine martino

PhD Candidate

Deakin University


Professor Peter Adams

University of Auckland


Professor Linda Hancock

Personal Chair and Professor of Politics and Policy Studies

Deakin University


Dr Charles Livingstone

Senior Lecturer

Monash University


Dr Gary Sacks

DECRA Research Fellow

Deakin University




Melissa Mialon

PhD Candidate

Deakin University