Australia: the healthiest country by 2020
National Preventative Health Strategy – the roadmap for action
Adequate and appropriate national infrastructure is vital in order to implement a strategic and comprehensive approach to address preventative health issues relating to obesity, tobacco and alcohol. To be successful, infrastructure must be made available not only to support individuals, families, communities, industry and government but also to have the capacity to sustain this support to achieve long-term, optimal health outcomes – across a range of prevention priority areas.
The National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health announced by COAG provided funds for the establishment of enabling infrastructure to support and sustain activity promoted in the Agreement, and the current and future work of the National Preventative Health Taskforce. National infrastructure includes but is not limited to: