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Graphic sugary drinks ad hits home health messages to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: new research

20 November 2018: A graphic ad depicting members of the Aboriginal community consuming pure sugar and a young girl with rotten teeth has been shown to be effective in encouraging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to reduce their intake of sugary drinks, prompting calls from health experts for more public education campaigns.

Calling all sports clubs: $500 worth of sporting equipment up for grabs

19 November 2018: Best and Fairest competition to tackle sugary drinks extended to clubs across Australia

New ‘Best and Fairest’ competition aims to give sugary drinks the boot

3 September 2018: Victorian sports organisations are invited to enter the Rethink Sugary Drink Best and Fairest competition for thriving organisations to celebrate their healthy efforts in cutting back on sugary drinks.

Kung-fu fighters expose hidden sugar to Australian students

13 August 2018: A Singaporean TV advertisement depicting Kung-fu fighters uncovering the not-so-sweet side of sugary drinks has been voted the most effective anti-sugary drink campaign in this year’s Rethink Sugary Drink Critics’ Choice program.

Leading health groups congratulate QLD Government for tackling sugary drinks in hospitals, health centres

3 August 2018: The 19 leading health and community organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink have applauded the Queensland State Government’s announcement to limit sugary drinks and junk food in government owned hospitals and health care facilities by the end of the year.

Leading health groups call for genuine reformulation, not a sales pitch

25 June 2018: The 18 leading health and community organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink have noted with interest the pledge by Australia’s non-alcoholic drinks companies to cut sugar across the industry by one-fifth, but would prefer to see more genuine reformulation efforts.

New Aboriginal campaign shows cutting out sugary drinks improves health

7 March 2018: An inspiring new television campaign featuring Victorian Aboriginal community members, sharing how cutting back on sugary drinks has helped their health and wellbeing, will launch today.

It's a slippery slurp to toxic fat

11 January 2018: With more than 20 teaspoons of sugar in one hit, new ad campaign shows heavy health cost of cheap frozen drinks

1 in 4 Australian children have untreated tooth decay: study

13 October 2017: Australians are being urged to do their teeth and their bodies a favour by swapping sugary drinks for water for a week from World Cavity Free Future Day tomorrow.

Leading health groups welcome support for sports centres to go sugary drink free

28 September 2017: The 18 leading health and community organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink have welcomed a new initiative encouraging Victorian sports and leisure centres to reduce the availability and promotion of sugary drinks.