Food for Health Alliance acknowledges the impact of food insecurity on many Australians, and the importance of developing policy and regulatory solutions to address it.
As there are links between food insecurity and poor diet, overweight and obesity, many policy and regulatory reforms can simultaneously improve food security, improve diets and reduce overweight and obesity. These include changes within the food system and broader reforms that address wider determinants of health. Read our submission on the inquiry into food security in Australia.
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Children should be able to be online and use social media without being exposed to marketing that is harmful to their health, including marketing of unhealthy food. Read Food for Health Alliance’s response to ACCC’s consideration of this issue as part of its inquiry into social media services.
Food for Health Alliance recommends that the Victorian Government adopt a healthy sponsorship and marketing policy for the 2026 Victorian Commonwealth Games. We also recommend a policy to ensure the availability of healthy food in venues at the Games and to minimise the availability of unhealthy food.
Read Food for Health Alliance's responses to questions posed about the strategic direction of food regulation in Australia.
Read Food for Health Alliance’s positions on alcohol energy labelling and sugar and carbohydrate claims.
Food for Health Alliance welcomed the World Health Organization’s draft guideline on the use of non-sugar sweeteners and the important role of the WHO in supporting and guiding policy in efforts to reduce sugars intake and promote healthy diets.
Read about Food for Health Alliance’s position that the planning system be updated to incorporate public health, to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of Victorians and align the planning system to the Victorian Government’s public health goals.
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