Submission to Department of Health and Aging in response to consultation

Dietitians Australia strongly advocates that this Consumer Engagement Strategy reviews the inclusion of commercial and other vested sectors, that is, food and beverage as well as alcohol and tobacco sectors, as the target audience and their inclusion in policy making.

The food and beverage, alcohol, and tobacco (including e-cigarettes) industries must not be engaged in public policymaking, norm-setting, program guidance, research, and/or evaluation processes.

This is a critical oversight which must be addressed.

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