Australian Olympic Committee to give evidence to diabetes inquiry

Issue date: Tuesday, 19 March 2024

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The Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport will hear from the Australian Olympic Committee at a public hearing in Canberra on Wednesday, 20 March 2024 as part of its inquiry into diabetes.

The Chair of the Committee, Dr Mike Freelander MP, said: ‘As part of this broad inquiry, we are looking at how the Australian Government can better leverage Australia’s proud sporting culture to encourage physical activity and build healthy communities.’

The Deputy Chair of the Committee, Mrs Melissa McIntosh MP, said: ‘The Committee looks forward to speaking with the Australian Olympic Committee to learn more about its engagement with public health campaigns and the 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games.’

Public hearing

Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Time: 9.15am – 10.00am AEDT (Canberra time)
Location: Committee Room 1R6, Parliament House, Canberra

A program for the public hearing is available on the inquiry website. A live audio stream of the hearings will also be available on the APH website.

Media inquiries

Dr Mike Freelander MP – Committee Chair
(02) 4620 0293

Mrs Melissa McIntosh MP – Committee Deputy Chair
(02) 4722 0600

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4145

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