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Australia should follow UK with 20% sugary drinks tax [ 7% ]

17 March 2016

The Federal Government should implement a 20% tax on sugary drinks to improve the health of Australians and reduce the burden of chronic disease, according to Jane Martin, Executive Manager, Obesity Policy Coalition.

It's a Knockout! ACMA report delivers blow to self-regulation [ 7% ]

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.

Health groups throw down the challenge to Coca Cola [ 7% ]

11 September 2013

Peak health and community organisations have written to senior leaders in Coca-Cola's Australian and New Zealand operations calling for the company to stop weight-washing the issue of obesity with expensive advertising, and instead take practical steps to address the core drivers of weight gain.

Second Kellogg's ad pulled in two weeks following OPC complaint [ 7% ]

4 July 2013

For the second time in two weeks Kellogg's has been forced to withdraw two TV advertisements after a complaint from the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) was upheld by the Advertising Standards Board (ASB).

OPC welcomes funding boost for chronic disease and obesity prevention initiatives and research [ 7% ]

11 May 2017

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has welcomed the Federal Budget announcement of $10m for research into chronic disease prevention, $10m for walking interventions and $5 million to enable better GP interventions for patients with obesity, but obesity prevention is still incredibly underfunded.

Grattan report shows the time is right for a sugary drinks tax in Australia [ 7% ]

23 November 2016

The Obesity Policy Coalition has welcomed a major Grattan Institute report recommending the introduction of a tax on sugary drinks in Australia, which is urgently needed to help curb increasing rates of obesity and chronic disease.

Breakfast cereals up to one third sugar: new analysis shows. Health groups call for clear labelling [ 6% ]

17 March 2015

Australian cereal manufacturers are potentially misleading consumers by promoting healthy sounding statements on their packaging despite sugar making up more than 35% of the ingredients of some popular brands, a recent survey has revealed.

That's not cricket: Junk food sponsors mentioned more than 1,000 times per match, report shows [ 6% ]

28 January 2015

A new report from the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has revealed the incredibly large volume of junk food marketing in cricket broadcasts.

Tipping the Scales: We must halt obesity to save Australian lives [ 6% ]

19 September 2017

Thirty-four leading community, public health, medical and academic groups have today united for the first time to call for urgent Federal Government action to address Australia’s serious obesity problem.

Landmark report sets out ambitious roadmap to tackle obesity and unhealthy diets [ 6% ]

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.

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