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01 Jun 2022
Australia’s new Minister for Health and Aged Care, Hon. Mark Butler MP must tackle food affordability and the nation’s alarming rise in diet-related illnesses through reviving the Labor government’s…
19 May 2022
This week's report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed that more Australians are now prescribed medication for mental illness since records began in 2012, costing…
17 May 2022
Rarely do pioneers of the dietetics profession leave such a legacy as that of the late Peter Williams OAM, who passed at 71 years of age last week. President of Dietitians Australia, Tara Diversi…
17 May 2022
Dietitians Australia has scored the major parties on their election priorities, with both the LNP and Labor not demonstrating a commitment to affordable food and nutrition for Australia’s most…
16 May 2022
Access to affordable nutritional support for people with mental illness and disability via Medicare, as well as mandatory reporting measures to protect older Australians in aged care, are not…