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 Pepita Nelson, Project Officer 0477 403 603 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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