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Latest opinion poll shows thumbs down for junk food sponsorship of kids sport [ 45%]

13 December 2013

Almost seven out of 10 Australian adults believe the sponsorship of children's sporting activities by fast food chains such as McDonald's and KFC should be restricted, if not stopped entirely.

Sports star endorsement works a treat on junk food packaging [ 42%]

28 May 2013

Claims such as 'Good source of calcium and protein' and sports star endorsements on food packaging do influence children's choices.

OPC applauds Greens' policy to phase out junk food advertising from junior sport and outdoor areas [ 41%]

5 September 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition applauds The Greens on the launch of its new plan to combat harmful advertising to children and urges other political parties to follow suit.

Post-Olympics: Who really owns our children's sport? [ 40%]

13 August 2012

Amid post-Olympics calls to review Australia's sporting performance, a coalition of health agencies has urged the government to restrict junk food companies from investing in junior sport and instead assist organisations to find more appropriate sponsors.

It's a Knockout! ACMA report delivers blow to self-regulation [ 38%]

7 December 2011

A report released today by the media watchdog, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), further highlights the inadequacy of self-regulation of junk food advertising, according to Jane Martin, senior policy adviser for the Obesity Policy Coalition.

Parents duped by sports star endorsement of junk food [ 31%]

15 February 2011

Endorsements by well-known sports personalities and selective nutrition claims on food packaging influence parents to buy unhealthy food for their children, according to Cancer Council Victoria’s new study.

Hook, line and sugar: Parents are being tricked into making unhealthy choices (Herald Sun) [ 24%]

13 April 2018

When I discovered the so-called 'iron man' cereal (you know the one) I was buying for my teenage son was one third sugar, I felt pretty gutted. Wasn't this supposed to create and fuel fit young men, like the athlete on the pack? That healthy, buff iron man, plus the lists of nutrition claims – like protein, calcium, 'carbs' – plastered all over the box were clearly doing their job: convincing me this was a healthy choice. They got me hook, line and sugar.

Don't let the sugar tax debate distract us from the obesity crisis (The Guardian) [ 20%]

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) [ 20%]

4 April 2016

Australia's flagging chronic disease prevention policies.

Taxing sugary drinks will save lives and cut obesity (Sydney Morning Herald) [ 20%]

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

Health groups release detailed investigation into failure of junk food marketing codes [ 19%]

12 November 2012

The OPC has released one of the most comprehensive investigations into Australia's self-regulatory system for food marketing ever undertaken, Exposing the Charade.

On the menu for next Vic Govt: Better fast food labelling, less junk in kids' sport & beefed up planning laws [ 18%]

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.

OPC encourages fast food chains to follow KFC's example [ 7%]

25 August 2011

Today's announcement by KFC Australia that it will no longer provide toys with children's meals has been welcomed by the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC), who urged other fast food companies to follow suit.

Salt, fat and energy reduction targets only valuable if monitored [ 7%]

10 October 2012

The government and the Australian public should be wary of the Australian Food and Grocery Council's (AFGC) Healthier Australia Commitment, which was launched today, according to the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC).

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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