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Immediate policy priorities 2019 1.93 MB

This summary position highlights five key issues that the HAA considers deserve urgent attention and serious commitments from political parties seeking to form the next Australian government. This document is high level and is intentionally limited in scope.


A national health system where at least 5% of health spending is invested in preventing illness

Protect children from advertising of tobacco, alcohol, and junk food products

Help people take action on the key preventable diseases through sustained social marketing campaigns

Target Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People’s health in the crucial adolescent years

Hand on a healthy world: serious steps to ensure a healthy environment for current and future generations

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