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Inquiry into Obesity in Australia

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On Monday 1 June 2009, the Standing Committee on Health and Ageing tabled its report on the inquiry into obesity in Australia entitled Weighing it up: Obesity in Australia.

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This report is comprised of 18 preliminary pages, 7 chapters, and 4 appendices.

Weighing it up: Obesity in Australia

Preliminary pages (PDF 132KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 1092KB)

Chapter 2 (PDF 665KB)
Future implications for Australia

Chapter 3 (PDF 1873KB)
What more can governments do?

Chapter 4 (PDF 664KB)
A role for industry

Chapter 5 (PDF 1164KB)

Chapter 6 (PDF 2755KB)
Community programs and partnerships

Chapter 7 (PDF 70KB)
Concluding remarks

Appendix A (PDF 68KB)
List of Submissions

Appendix B (PDF 87KB)
List of Exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 88KB)
List of Public Hearings, Inspections and Private Briefings

Appendix D (PDF 147KB)
Food Matters: UK Government review of food and food policy

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