heraldsun.com.au, September 2
Author: Staff Writers
People could be given tax breaks to walk to work, junk food could be banned from the workplace and cigarettes and alcohol would be dearer under a Government plan to get the nation healthy.
The recommendations were outlined in the Preventative Health Task Force's long-awaited report, released [September 1] after being handed to the Government at the end of June.
Report URL: http://www.preventativehealth.org.au/internet/preventativehealth/publishing.nsf/Content/nphs-overview
[There is much more in the report than just tax incentives. The stated goal is for Australia to become "the healthiest country by 2020". -MH]