Thursday, September 3, 2009

Tax break plan to help people get healthy, 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.

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[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]

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