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OPC urges Senate to support junk ad bill [ 34%]

21 November 2011

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has urged all Federal MPs to support a Bill to be introduced into the Senate tomorrow to protect children from junk food advertising.

OPC welcomes relaunch of Health Star Rating website [ 34%]

6 December 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition has welcomed the Federal Government's move to re-launch the website that facilitates the Health Star Rating label system on packaged foods.

McDonald's slammed for offering cash rebates to schools when students buy fast food [ 33%]

17 February 2015

Health groups have today condemned McDonald's for seeking to promote its unhealthy products to children in schools, kindergartens and early childhood centres.

Tackling obesity: Aussies want change [ 31%]

20 January 2015

New research has revealed that 79% of Australians polled believe if we don't do more to lower the intake of fatty sugary and salty foods/drinks, our children will live shorter lives than their parents.

What we do [ 23%]

The Obesity Policy Coalition advocates to influence change in policy to help prevent obesity, particularly in children, through advocacy on several key issues of focus including advertising and marketing of food and beverages to children, food labelling, and urban planning and health environments.

On the menu for next Vic Govt: Better fast food labelling, less junk in kids' sport & beefed up planning laws [ 22%]

18 July 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition today called on all Victorian political parties to commit to taking action towards stemming the burden of lifestyle-related chronic disease in Victorian communities with the launch of its 2014 state election policy platform Next Steps: building on the prevention system to address overweight and obesity in Victoria.

Don't let the sugar tax debate distract us from the obesity crisis (The Guardian) [ 19%]

4 October 2017

One single policy can't fix the obesity crisis. But our eight-point plan can – if the government will act.

Obesity prevention policy falling behind (MJA Podcast) [ 19%]

4 April 2016

Australia's flagging chronic disease prevention policies.

Taxing sugary drinks will save lives and cut obesity (Sydney Morning Herald) [ 19%]

30 January 2018

The Australian Medical Association is one of many organisations to recommend a health levy on sugary drinks to discourage people from drinking them, but neither the Coalition nor the Opposition want a bar of this. Read the full article

Landmark report sets out ambitious roadmap to tackle obesity and unhealthy diets [ 7%]

20 February 2017

A landmark study involving more than 100 nutrition and policy experts from 53 organisations across the country has identified critical action areas for Australian governments to tackle the rise of obesity through unhealthy diets - now one of the leading causes of preventable death and disability in Australia.

United call for traffic lights defies industry objections [ 7%]

28 October 2011

Australia’s leading public health, medical and consumer groups urge governments to put consumers first and green light traffic light labelling.

Vic report: Obesity crisis grossly understated [ 7%]

27 September 2012

The Victorian Health Monitor has found that obesity prevalence in Victoria has been grossly underestimated. The report found that, when measured, almost 25 per cent of the Victorian population has a BMI in the obese category, which is much higher than the 17 per cent rate based on self-reporting.

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