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Position statements

Title Description Owner  Date
Consensus statement: Sugar sweetened beverages Rethink Sugary Drink partner consensus statement. This position statement outlines the Rethink consortium's key messages and recommendations around sugary drinks. Rethink Sugary Drink partners 2015
Health levy on sugar-sweetened beverages 11 members of the Rethink Sugary Drink alliance recommend that the Australian Government introduce a health levy on sugar-sweetened beverages (sugary drinks) as part of a comprehensive approach to decreasing overweight and obesity. Rethink Sugary Drink March 2017
Policy brief: A comprehensive policy program to reduce consumption of sugary drinks in Australia

Obesity Policy Coalition policy brief discussing the need for action to reduce SSB consumption in Australia, and provides an overview of a proposed comprehensive policy approach to reduce consumption of sugary drinks in Australia.

Obesity Policy Coalition 2015
Oral health & nutrition

The DAA and DHSV recognise the evidence-based synergy between nutrition and integrity of the oral cavity in health and disease. Dietitians and other nutrition professionals should work collaboratively with oral health professionals to promote good oral health practices. This position statement aims to:

  • provide evidence-based oral health information for dietitians
  • guide how oral health can be incorporated into the various roles of dietitians
  • provide a framework for building capacity of the workforce.
Dietitians Association of Australia & Dental Health Services Victoria 2015