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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.

Acid, sugar in sugary drinks pose serious threat to teeth

9 August 2017: In line with the theme of Dental Health Week (7-13 August 2017) - Oral Health for Busy Lives, the health and community organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink are calling on Australians to think of their teeth before reaching for a sugary drink when out and about.

City of Melbourne leisure facilities lead the way in tackling sugary drinks, improving health

12 July 2017: The City of Melbourne has been recognised as a leading Victorian council for reducing the availability of sugary drinks in a bid to improve the health of local residents.

Whittlesea leads the way in tackling sugary drinks, improving health

26 June 2017: The Whittlesea region has been recognised as a leading Victorian council for reducing the availability of sugary drinks in a bid to improve the health of local residents.

Major health orgs applaud NSW Health kicking the sugar habit

8 June 2017: An alliance of Australia’s leading health and community organisations has congratulated NSW Health for announcing it will phase out sugary drinks from all of its facilities in the next six months as part of its Healthy Choices in Health Facilities policy.

Massive treat-y: 10 health organisations join call for sugar tax

27 March 2017: Ten of Australia’s leading health and community organisations have today joined forces to call on the Federal Government to introduce a health levy on sugary drinks as part of a comprehensive approach to tackling the nation’s serious obesity problem.

Save Your Kidneys: Switch from Sugary Drinks

8 March 2017: An alliance of Australian health and community organisations is urging kids to ditch sugary drinks to help stem the tide of the growing national obesity epidemic, before it starts to impact on the kidney health of a new generation.

Sugar in baby’s bottle hits home health messages to Australian students

16 February 2017: A Victorian advertisement depicting an infant drinking straight sugar from a bottle has been voted the most effective campaign to make young people aware of the health effects of sugary drinks by more than 700 primary and secondary school students across the country, as part of the Critics' Choice program developed by Rethink Sugary Drink.

About 650,000 Victorians drink sugary drinks daily, put health at risk

8 February 2017: As many as one in four adults in some parts of regional Victoria drink sugary drinks every day, despite being a contributor to high rates of overweight and obesity.

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