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Consultative Forum

Page last updated: 04 July 2011

The Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council agreed that the National Obesity Taskforce establish a Consultative forum, consisting of representatives from a variety of sectors including non-government organisations and professional groups, to provide a cross sectoral perspective and to build on collaboration with other sectors that have a role to play. The specific composition of the Consultative Forum was decided by the Taskforce at its first meeting, and consists of representatives from the following organisations:

  • Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (ACDPA)
  • Australian Consumers’ Association
  • Australian Council on Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)
  • Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACCSO) / Parents and Citizens Association
  • Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA)
  • Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Australian Divisions of General Practice
  • Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Australian Principals Association Professional Development Council (APAPDC)
  • Australian Retailers Association (ARA)
  • Commercial Television Australia (CTVA)
  • The Coalition on Food Advertising to Children
  • Early Childhood Australia
  • Fitness Australia
  • Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL)
  • McDonald’s Association
  • National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
  • Planning Institute of Australia
  • Public Health Association of Australia
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Standing Committee on Recreation and Sport (SCORS)
  • Scientific Reference Group
  • Food Security representative NSW Centre for Public Health Nutrition