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Jamie Oliver Calls out Tactics Used to ‘Hunt’ Kids With Junk Food Advertising

14 Nov 2023
Celebrity chef and children’s health advocate, Jamie Oliver, has called out tactics used by unhealthy food companies to deliberately target – or ‘hunt’ – children with their advertising, and said governments were too slow to take action to protect kids.

Food for Health Alliance welcomes crossbench MPs’ call for government to protect children from unhealthy food ads

1 Jun 2023
FHA has welcomed a call by crossbench MPs for the Federal Government to set higher standards to protect children from unhealthy food marketing and prevent childhood obesity.

Obesity Policy Coalition welcomes the incoming Government, urging action needed on health

1 Jun 2022
The Obesity Policy Coalition has welcomed the Albanese Government and its newly-appointed Ministry, while it reiterated its call for urgent action to protect the long-term health of all Australians.

OPC outlines 2022 election priorities

12 Apr 2022
The Obesity Policy Coalition has released its election priorities for the 2022 Federal Election, setting out four key actions for the next government to implement, to protect and promote the health of Australians.

OPC calls for urgent action to protect Australia's health in its 2022-2023 pre-budget submission

24 Mar 2022
The Obesity Policy Coalition has called on the Australian government to urgently invest in public health and obesity prevention to support the wellbeing of Australians, and our economy, in its 2022-2023 pre-budget submission.

Food regulatory reform still needs work to put the health of Australians and New Zealanders first

28 Feb 2022
The Obesity Policy Coalition and 23 other public health and consumer organisations have signed a letter to Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck to raise their joint concerns about the process and substance of the current food regulatory reforms.

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