Policies for tacking obesity and creating healthier environments
A national launch of our landmark study benchmarking jurisdictions’ obesity policies against international best practice received widespread media coverage Australia-wide.
Since the launch on 20 February 2017:
- There have been more than 60 online media reports
- The project has been covered in more than 130 print and broadcast stories
- The reports were accessed more than 1000 times and downloaded 500 times from the website, foodpolicyindex.org.au
A sample of the media coverage is listed below.
Print and online
The plan to beat Australia’s obesity epidemic, the Daily Telegraph
News Corp media including the Herald Sun, Adelaide Advertiser, Courier Mail, West Australian, Northern Territory News, Geelong Advertiser, Townsville Bulletin
National strategy is needed to curb worsening obesity crisis, Courier Mail (editorial)
Limit availability of unhealthy food, study urges ACT, Canberra Times
Push to ban junk food at schools, news.com.au
Tackling obesity: parts of a 47-point plan for healthier Australians rejected by Federal MPs, Kids News (Herald Sun)
How a junk food ban could be the key to a healthy nation, Ten Eyewitness News
Numerous radio interviews nationally