Glasses of soft drinkOverweight and obesity have become a signifcant issue for the health of Australians. Most Australian adults (63%) were above a healthy weight, with 28% obese and 36% overweight in 2014-2015. More than a quarter (27%) of Australian children are overweight or obese.

There is strong evidence that reducing the amount of sugar-sweetened drinks in the diet can improve health.  Our Health Eating Working group have chosen to adopt a population health approach to address this issue. 

We will be working with local caf├ęs/kiosks in sporting clubs and leisure centres to make a number of small changes which will help consumers make healthier choices without affecting the bottom line for the businesses. 

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For more information about this initiative, please contact Tracey Collins, Project Officer 8587 0338 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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