Australia:The Healthiest Country by 2020 - National Preventative Health Strategy - the roadmap for action

Cover; Copyright; Overall table of contents; and Chair’s foreword (PDF 161 KB)
Chapter 1: Building preventative health in Australian communities (PDF 649 KB)
Chapter 2: Obesity in Australia: A need for urgent action (PDF 680 KB)
Chapter 3: Tobacco: Towards world’s best practice in tobacco control (PDF 554 KB)
Chapter 4: Alcohol: Reshaping the drinking culture in Australia (PDF 448 KB)
Appendices (PDF 191 KB)

Full Report (PDF 3218 KB)
Full Report (Word 6120 KB)
Full Report HTML Version

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