Preventative Health Taskforce


On 11 May 2010 the Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, released Taking Preventative Action, the Government’s response to the report of the National Preventative Health Taskforce.

thumbnail - Taking Preventative Action, the Government's response to the report of the National Preventative Health Taskforce
Taking Preventative Action is available here.



The Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon, launched the National Preventative Health Strategy, Australia: The Healthiest Country by 2020, on 1 September 2009. The Strategy recommends a range of interventions aimed at reducing the chronic disease burden associated with three lifestyle risk factors – obesity, tobacco and alcohol.

National Preventative Health Strategy - Overview thumbnail - National Preventative Health Strategy - Overview





The National Preventative Health Strategy is available here.



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