Dr Sophie Scamps the member for Mackellar introduced a new federal bill that would ban junk food advertising from 6am to 9:30pm each day.

This would be not just on electronic media, but also over the internet and other delivery devices.  The move would bring Australia up to the restrictions currently in place in the U.K., – where the obesity problem is affecting the viability of the National Health System.

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Dr Ingrid Burfurd, Senior Associate in the Health Program at the Grattan Institute

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 21 June 2023