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Our supporting organisations
Food marketing to kids
Our Supporting Organisations
Food Marketing to Kids
...TV Advertising and Content Regulators
Free TV Australia
Free TV is an industry body which represents all of Australia's commercial free-to-air television licencees. The organisation provides a forum for discussion of industry matters and is the public voice of the industry on a wide range of issues.
Advertising Standards Bureau
The ASB exists to make sure all advertising, wherever it appears, meets the standards laid down in advertising codes.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
The ACCC's primary responsibility is to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with the Commonwealth competition, fair trading and consumer protection laws.
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is a government agency responsible for the regulation of broadcasting, the internet, radiocommunications and telecommunications.
Making it easier for concerned consumers to complain about inappropriate junk food marketing.
Pedestrian Council of Australia
A charity that promotes the health of the community. The team work with supporters to get “More People Cycling More Often” and measurably grow the bike riding world
Walking and safety information (Queensland Government)
Tools and information to help families make their neighbourhoods suitable for walking. They also sponsor Victoria Walks to School, which is taking place on 19 October 2011
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc. (ACHPER)
Physical Activity Australia
ACHPER is a leading professional association representing professionals working in the fields of health, physical education, human movement studies, sport, recreation, dance and community fitness.
Australia’s only organisation exclusively dedicated to physical activity.
Unplug + Play
Great ideas for parents and kids to get out and get active from the Heart Foundation.
Nature Play WA
Not-for-profit association established to increase the time Western Australian children spend in unstructured play outdoors and in nature. It is founded on the understanding that unstructured play outdoors (nature play) is fundamental to a full and healthy childhood.
Victorian child and nature connection
Seeks to empower, connect and grow a movement of individuals, families and organisations who are committed to reconnecting children with nature.
...Federal Government Physical Activity Guidelines
Australia's physical activity recommendations for 5-12 year olds
Australia's physical activity recommendations for 12-18 year olds
...Federal Government Nutrition Guidelines
Australian Guide to Healthy Eating
Dietary guidelines for all Australians
The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating is a food guide for Australia which reflects the multicultural nature of the population and which is relevant for all sectors of the food system to use as a nutrition education and information tool.
The dietary guidelines highlight the groups of foods and lifestyle patterns that promote good nutrition and health.
...School Nutrition Guidelines around Australia
The Parents' Jury's explanation of your state or territory's relevant school nutrition guidelines and links to further information and support services.
National Healthy School Canteens Project
Guidelines released by Australian Government in 2011.
...Food and Nutrition Resources
Food Intolerance Network
Independent information about the effects of food on behaviour, health and learning ability in both children and adults
Nutrition Australia is an independent, member organisation that aims to promote the health and well-being of all Australians.
Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
FSANZ aims for a safe food supply and well-informed consumers. FSANZ develops food standards, and joint codes of practice with industry, covering the content and labelling of food sold in Australia and New Zealand.
Coalition on Food Advertising to Children
CFAC is a coalition of public health groups who work to address the issue of food marketing to children and to advocate for improvements in food marketing regulations.
Obesity Policy Coalition
The broad objectives of the Obesity Policy Coalition are to identify, analyse and advocate for evidence-based policy and regulatory initiatives to reduce overweight and obesity, particularly in children, at a local, state and national level.
CHOICE food for kids
CHOICE is Australia's leading consumer organisation. Childhood obesity is a priority campaign area, ensuring that the food supply and marketing of food encourages healthy eating and does not undermine efforts to reduce obesity.
Australian Council on Children and the Media.
Supports families, industry and decision makers in building and maintaining a media environment that fosters the health, safety and wellbeing of Australian children.
The Parents Voice
A network of individuals interested in how our food is grown and the effects it has on our health. They advocate on behalf of consumers for the right to know what is in food and promote information on natural foods and healthy farming practices.
An online community of parents, whānau and caregivers who want to improve the food and physical activity environments of New Zealand children