2021 Advocacy letters

DATE: TITLE/SUBJECT: SUBMITTED TO:
Sept-21 Meeting request for Dr Marisa Paterson
MLA regarding support services for eating disorders & improved access to the Eating Disorders Program
Dr Marisa Paterson MLA
Member for Murrumbidgee (PDF,193KB)
Sept-21 Appointment of Dietary Guidelines Expert Committee  

  1. The Hon Greg Hunt, Minister for Health and Aged Care (PDF, 199KB)
  2. NHMRC Dietary Guidelines Expert Committee (PDF, 205KB)
Sept-21 Food Pricing and Food Security in Remote Indigenous Communities
  1. Ms Linda Burney MP
    Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians, Families and Social Services  (PDF,216KB)
  2. Ms Ged Kearney MP
    Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing (PDF, 197KB)
Jul-21

 

Dietitians Australia concerns over NDIS Independent Assessments

 

  1. Alister Henskens SC MP
    Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services (PDF, 202KB)
  2. Craig Crawford MP
    Minister for Seniors and Disability Services, Queensland Parliament (PDF, 200KB)
  3. Hon Donald Punch MLA
    Minister for Disability Services
    Legislative Assembly, Parliament of Western Australia (PDF, 197KB)
  4. Hon Luke Donnellan MP
    Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Parliament of Victoria (PDF, 195KB)
  5. Emma Davidson MLA
    Minister for Disability
    ACT Legislative Assembly (PDF, 195KB)
  6. Michelle Lensink MLC
    Minister for Human Services
    Legislative Council
    South Australian Parliament (PDF, 200KB)
  7. Sarah Courtney MP
    Minister for Disability Services
    House of Assembly
    Parliament of Tasmania (PDF, 197KB)
Jun-21

 

Requesting for a meeting to discuss Aged Care Royal Commission recommendations around food and nutrition

 

Hon Mark Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing (PDF, 220KB)

 

Jun-21

 

Request for a meeting to discuss the role dietitians and nutrition play in health and wellbeing.

 

Ms Ged Kearney MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Health and Ageing (PDF, 213KB)

 

Jun-21

 

Engaging Accredited Practising Dietitians
(APDs) in prevention and treatment of mental illness.
Ms Emma McBride MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Mental Health (PDF, 204KB)

 

Jun-21

 

Give Australians a fair go to live well

 

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Chair, Food Ministers Meeting (PDF, 213KB)

 

May-21

 

Elevated rates of unintentional weight loss in residential aged care homes

 

Clare O’Neil MP, Shadow Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services (PDF, 221KB)

 

May-21

 

Planned reforms to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

 

Hon Bill Shorten, Shadow Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (PDF, 193KB)

 

May-21

 

Draft regulatory impact statement reform options for FSANZ

 

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services, Minister for Sport (PDF, 210KB)

 

May-21

 

Congratulations on your appointment as  Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner

 

Adjunct Professor Shelley Nowlan, Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner (PDF, 195KB)

 

Apr-21 Unintentional weight loss in Aged care
  1. Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services (PDF, 306KB)
  2. Hon Greg Hunt, Minister for Health and Aged Care (PDF, 303KB)
Apr-21 National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  1. Hon Bill Shorten MP, Shadow Minister for the NDIS (PDF, 216KB)
  2. Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, Minister for the NDIS (PDF, 224KB)
Mar-21

 

Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental
health system
The Hon James Merlino MP, Deputy Premier (PDF, 213KB)

 

Feb-21 Telehealth dietetics must continue past March 2021
  1. Clare O’Neil MP, Shadow Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services (PDF, 194KB)
  2. Hon Shayne Neumann MP,
    Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel (PDF, 193KB)
  3. Hon Jason Clare MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government (PDF, 194KB)
  4. Hon Mark Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Aged Care (PDF, 190KB)
  5. Hon Linda Burney MP, Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians (PDF, 192KB)
  6. Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens Spokesperson for Health and Mental Health (PDF, 191KB)
  7. Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, Minister for Indigenous Australians (PDF, 192KB)
  8. Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Aged Care (PDF, 190KB)
  9. Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government (PDF, 191KB)
  10. Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Minister for Senior Australians Aged Care Services (PDF, 193KB)
  11. Hon Darren Chester MP, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs (PDF, 193KB)
  12. Hon Warren Snowdon MP, Assistant Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians (PDF, 194KB)
  13. Emma McBride MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Carers & Mental Health (PDF, 192KB)
  14. Hon David Coleman MP, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (PDF, 161KB)
Jan-21 New shadow cabinet portfolio
  1. Hon Mark Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing (PDF, 213KB)
  2. Ms Clare O’Neil MP, Shadow Minister for Health (PDF, 214KB)