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OPC welcomes Coalition Government's pledge to invest in obesity prevention programs [ 5%]

18 November 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition has congratulated the Coalition Government for its pre-election commitment to tackle rising rates of obesity and associated health conditions in Victoria.

ACT Govt gets Gold Star for Action on Sugary Drinks in Schools [ 4%]

21 February 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition has applauded the ACT Government for moving to phase out sugary drinks from government schools therefore removing one of the biggest contributors to extra sugar in children's diets.

Australia making no progress to prevent obesity, alcohol harm: MJA report [ 4%]

4 April 2016

Australia's investment in life-saving health promotion programs now lags well behind many other comparable Western countries, public health experts say.

OPC welcomes Labor's plan to tackle obesity, chronic disease [ 4%]

20 June 2016

The Obesity Policy Coalition has welcomed Labor's plan to prevent chronic disease but warns more needs to be done to reduce the impact of obesity.

Other policies & laws [ 4%]

Additional areas of policy and law that relate to obesity, discussed in submissions and policy briefs.

Pricing measures [ 4%]

The case for a 20% health levy on sugary drinks as an effective tool to reduce consumption and tackle high rates of overweight and obesity in Australia, together with other pricing measures.

Seeing stars: time to cut through the breakfast 'cereal spin', plus the launch of #ChoosingWisely (Croakey) [ 4%]

29 April 2015

Today saw the launch of the #ChoosingWisely campaign in Australia which aims to encourage conversations between health professionals and patients about tests, treatments and procedures that may provide little or no value, and which may cause harm.

Who we are [ 4%]

The Obesity Policy Coalition is concerned about the increasing levels of overweight and obesity, particularly in Australian children.

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