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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities rethink sugary drinks

Sugary drinks have too much sugar in them. We know our mob drink heaps, with more than half of us drinking sugary drinks almost every daya. All that sugar can make you gain weight which may lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. We've created a collection of resources and campaign materials for our Community.

Together we can make a real difference to the health of our people. Everything on this site you can use to help cut out sugary drinks for you, your family and Community.

Go on – take the challenge!

aAustralian Bureau of Statistics 2015, Australian Health Survey: Nutrition First Results, available at:


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  • Sports Drinks are Gammin! Jethro and Keith
  • Sports Drinks are Gammin! Shaun's story
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  • Keep chilled water in your fridge in jugs or bottles
  • Carry a water bottle with you
  • Add fresh lemon slices or other pieces of fruit to your water to give it some taste
  • Drink water before you feel thirsty
  • If you're drinking a lot of sugary drinks, start by swapping one for water
  • Have water on your table at dinner time


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