Standing Committee on Health and Ageing (Australia)


Weighing it up: obesity in Australia

Better urban design of our cities and suburbs to encourage people to be active and a greater focus on teaching children the importance of healthy eating and exercise are key recommendations of this report. The committee has called for national urban planning guidelines that encourage...

The Best Start

This report presents an introduction to the current state of breastfeeding in Australia, outlining existing programs that are working well but indicating that these would benefit from more support and increased awareness by the community of the importance of breastfeeding. It examines the health benefits...