Junk food advertising

Yesterday, the Federal Minister for Sport Kate Ellis was in town promising to do something about fighting childhood obesity by offering $140,000 for feasibility studies for the construction of soccer fields in the region. A start, I suppose, but …

If I were elected to office …

I’d ban the advertising of junk food to kids during children’s TV programming. It has been called for for many years but no government has had the guts to take on the advertisers and commercial TV networks in this manner.

Regulating the promotion of harmful addictions? Just get on with it and do it. Vote 1. Me.

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