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Landmark report sets out ambitious roadmap to tackle obesity and unhealthy diets [ 5% ]

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.

Australians 180,000 tonnes overweight & gaining 5,000 tonnes per year [ 5% ]

8 July 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition called for a national coordinated action plan to address the obesity issue, following the release of a new "state of the nation" report by Roy Morgan Research this morning.

Federal Government must commit to action plan on obesity prevention [ 5% ]

24 October 2013

The Obesity Policy Coalition is calling on the Federal Government to commit to a national action plan to prevent obesity following today's release of figures by the National Health Performance Authority.

Overweight and obesity at tipping point [ 5% ]

27 May 2011

Figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate that urgent government attention is required to tip the scales on Australia's rising obesity epidemic.

Removing sugary drinks from hospitals, health services a positive step [ 5% ]

8 June 2017

The Obesity Policy Coalition has applauded the NSW Government for committing to remove all sugary drinks and boost healthy food choices in its hospitals and health services, in a change to take effect from December.

OPC applauds Greens for committing to sugary drinks tax [ 5% ]

22 June 2016

The Obesity Policy Coalition has welcomed The Greens' pledge to introduce a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks as part of its broader plan to combat Australia's worsening obesity problem.

OPC welcomes funding boost for chronic disease and obesity prevention initiatives and research [ 5% ]

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.

Public supports tougher regulation of unhealthy food advertising [ 5% ]

16 November 2011

93% of South Australians agree the time has come to put a stop to unhealthy food producers from targeting kids through glitzy television ads and marketing ploys.

4 in 5 Victorians support kilojoules on the menu: survey shows [ 5% ]

10 February 2017

Leading health organisations have today congratulated the Victorian Government for passing legislation to make kilojoule labelling on menus mandatory, as new data shows the majority of Victorians support the move, along with an education campaign.

No team spirit: McDonald's breaks promise again by giving fast food vouchers to children [ 5% ]

11 November 2014

For the second time in just a few months McDonald's has been found to be in breach of its commitment to refrain from marketing products to children that are not healthy choices after another complaint was upheld by the Advertising Standards Board.

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