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Manning River Times
Chamber spotlights unemployment10.2 per cent. The national unemployment rate is steady at 5.7 per cent accord
Chamber spotlights unemployment
Manning River Times / Posted 3 hours ago
10.2 per cent. The national unemployment rate is steady at 5.7 per cent according to the June 16 release of figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and looking to the Mid North Coast region, the unemployment rate for May is 6.7 per cent... Read more
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News.com.au
Labor make play for voters on two wheelsby 2031 without action now. And extra road acres would be needed to cater for
Labor make play for voters on two wheels
News.com.au / Posted 21 hours ago
by 2031 without action now. And extra road acres would be needed to cater for the growing number of riders. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports motorcycle and scooter registrations increased by 22.3 per cent between 2010 and 2015... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Labor’s play for voters on two wheelsby 2031 without action now. And extra road acres would be needed to cater for
Labor’s play for voters on two wheels
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 hours ago
by 2031 without action now. And extra road acres would be needed to cater for the growing number of riders. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports motorcycle and scooter registrations increased by 22.3 per cent between 2010 and 2015... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Battle for Lingiari heats up as MacFarlane and Snowdon debateone of the slimmest margins between the two major parties. Facts on Lingiari:
Battle for Lingiari heats up as MacFarlane and Snowdon debate
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 hours ago
one of the slimmest margins between the two major parties. Facts on Lingiari: Source: Australian Electoral Commission and Australian Bureau of Statistics Country Liberals hopeful Tina McFarlane went head to head with incumbent and Labor stalwart... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Domestic violence one of the key factors behind growth in homeless women, experts saythat I talked to had some sort of episode of violence in their lives, either in
Domestic violence one of the key factors behind growth in homeless women, experts say
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
that I talked to had some sort of episode of violence in their lives, either in their adulthood or their childhood." The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) found in its 2014 General Social Survey that about 2.5 million Australians had... Read more
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New Kerala
Australian region's indigenous suicide rates worst in world - newkerala.com #82248of Australia article. In 2014, suicide was the fifth leading cause of death of
Australian region's indigenous suicide rates worst in world - newkerala.com #82248
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
of Australia article. In 2014, suicide was the fifth leading cause of death of indigenous Australians, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australia's Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has promised over $62 million to reduce suicide... Read more
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Money Management
Part-time work rising in financial servicesHalf. The recruitment firm said this was reflective of the volatility of the c
Part-time work rising in financial services
Money Management / Posted yesterday
Half. The recruitment firm said this was reflective of the volatility of the current labour market as well as broader Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data, which showed an increase in part-time work. Employment roles in financial and... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Region's thefts up 66%: How does your suburb rank?and Moranbah. In the 12 months from June 17 last year, that number rose to 335
Region's thefts up 66%: How does your suburb rank?
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
and Moranbah. In the 12 months from June 17 last year, that number rose to 3355 - a jump of 66%. According to Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates, the population of Mackay has grown about 23% - from 99,900 to 123,724 - in that... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Call for national action on corruptionbody, foreign bribery payments and kickbacks, allegations of Border Force corru
Call for national action on corruption
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
body, foreign bribery payments and kickbacks, allegations of Border Force corruption, and insider trading at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Mr Hewson agreed a national ICAC would need to be careful to protect the rights of those... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Price check: Cheap items in your trolleyproducts that have suffered price falls in the past decade. A new analysis of m
Price check: Cheap items in your trolley
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
products that have suffered price falls in the past decade. A new analysis of more than 50 consumer items within the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics inflation data found that computers, clothing, textiles, toys and appliances all have dropped... Read more
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International Business Times
Australia records zero mass shooting following gun reforms post 1996 Port Arthur massacre – study only by that in chaotic nations with massive law and order problems." The repo
Australia records zero mass shooting following gun reforms post 1996 Port Arthur massacre – study
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
only by that in chaotic nations with massive law and order problems." The report, which was based on records from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and news articles referring to shootings between 1979 and 2013, also indicates a steady drop... Read more
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The Courier Mail
It’s time to let the Eddie-Caro saga restbehaviour. It’s just as easy to scream: “What about the violence against men”.
It’s time to let the Eddie-Caro saga rest
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
behaviour. It’s just as easy to scream: “What about the violence against men”. But no one does, even though the Australian Bureau of Statistics Personal Safety Survey (2012) did reveal that one in three victims of family violence and... Read more
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Herald Sun
Residents fight against ‘poverty porn’disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, i
Residents fight against ‘poverty porn’
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, is known as a low socio-economic area and the Australian Bureau of Statistics ranked it the second most disadvantaged suburb in greater Melbourne in 2008. To some... Read more
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News.com.au
Residents try to block filming of ‘poverty porn’disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, i
Residents try to block filming of ‘poverty porn’
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, is known as a low socio-economic area and the Australian Bureau of Statistics ranked it the second most disadvantaged suburb in greater Melbourne in 2008. To some... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Residents fight against ‘poverty porn’disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, i
Residents fight against ‘poverty porn’
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, is known as a low socio-economic area and the Australian Bureau of Statistics ranked it the second most disadvantaged suburb in greater Melbourne in 2008. To some... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Residents fight against ‘poverty porn’disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, i
Residents fight against ‘poverty porn’
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
disadvantaged suburb. Sunshine, a suburb about 10km west of Melbourne’s CBD, is known as a low socio-economic area and the Australian Bureau of Statistics ranked it the second most disadvantaged suburb in greater Melbourne in 2008. To some... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
$100 million package a CQ jobs boostthe Fitzroy Region under the program. "Based on our region's share of Queensla
$100 million package a CQ jobs boost
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
the Fitzroy Region under the program. "Based on our region's share of Queensland's total labour workforce according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, I would say Central Queensland should reasonably expect to receive at least $17 million from... Read more
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TheBull
Baby boom!estimates of births, deaths, in-bound and out-bound migration movements and est
Baby boom!
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
estimates of births, deaths, in-bound and out-bound migration movements and estimates of population change by State. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provides detailed labour market figures one week after releasing ‘top level’ statistics... Read more
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Perth Now
The foreboding stat for our NBNthe job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloade
The foreboding stat for our NBN
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
the job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloaded) has increased ninefold, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s clear the trend is going in one direction, and for him, the combination of these stats... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The foreboding stat for our NBNthe job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloade
The foreboding stat for our NBN
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
the job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloaded) has increased ninefold, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s clear the trend is going in one direction, and for him, the combination of these stats... Read more
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New Kerala
Women continue to outnumber men in Australia - newkerala.com #80593to outnumber men, after the female population hit 12 million for the first time
Women continue to outnumber men in Australia - newkerala.com #80593
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
to outnumber men, after the female population hit 12 million for the first time this week. Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Thursday revealed there were around 96,300 more women in Australia than men, meaning... Read more
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Herald Sun
The foreboding stat for our NBNthe job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloade
The foreboding stat for our NBN
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
the job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloaded) has increased ninefold, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s clear the trend is going in one direction, and for him, the combination of these stats... Read more
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News.com.au
Founding NBN chief Mike Quigley’s simple indictment of the NBNthe job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloade
Founding NBN chief Mike Quigley’s simple indictment of the NBN
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
the job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloaded) has increased ninefold, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s clear the trend is going in one direction, and for him, the combination of these stats... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The foreboding stat for our NBNthe job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloade
The foreboding stat for our NBN
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
the job in 2009 the internet usage of Australians (the amount of data downloaded) has increased ninefold, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s clear the trend is going in one direction, and for him, the combination of these stats... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
UK expats in Perth divided over BrexitIndian Ocean coast, that there is the highest concentration of British-born res
UK expats in Perth divided over Brexit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Indian Ocean coast, that there is the highest concentration of British-born residents in the country. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 43 per cent of all people living in Jindalie are from the UK, while the figure is 34 per... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba kids will dance for Red Nose Daywe're all ready to boogie." SIDS and Kids Australia CEO associate professor Le
Toowoomba kids will dance for Red Nose Day
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
we're all ready to boogie." SIDS and Kids Australia CEO associate professor Leanne Raven said according to the most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics report, Queensland accounted for close to two in five (40 per cent) of all SUDI instances... Read more
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TheBull
Job vacancies rising, but not enoughjobs market may have warmed up a little, but it's well short of boiling tempera
Job vacancies rising, but not enough
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
jobs market may have warmed up a little, but it's well short of boiling temperature. Official May jobs figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics last week told a similar story. Unemployment has been stuck at the same level, 5.7 per cent,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Raelene cuts through blokey world of miningfor everything in our everyday life then … it might spark more interest from mo
Raelene cuts through blokey world of mining
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
for everything in our everyday life then … it might spark more interest from more girls,” she said. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that the number of women in mining increased from 14 per cent of the workforce in 2013... Read more
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WA Today
Land sales booming as apartments peakdemand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying bot
Land sales booming as apartments peak
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
demand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying both the land and apartment sector is strong population growth with the Australian Bureau of Statistics reporting Melbourne's population increasing by 1760 people each... Read more
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The Age
Land sales booming as apartments peakdemand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying bot
Land sales booming as apartments peak
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
demand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying both the land and apartment sector is strong population growth with the Australian Bureau of Statistics reporting Melbourne's population increasing by 1760 people each... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Land sales booming as apartments peakdemand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying bot
Land sales booming as apartments peak
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
demand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying both the land and apartment sector is strong population growth with the Australian Bureau of Statistics reporting Melbourne's population increasing by 1760 people each... Read more
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Canberra Times
Land sales booming as apartments peakdemand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying bot
Land sales booming as apartments peak
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
demand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying both the land and apartment sector is strong population growth with the Australian Bureau of Statistics reporting Melbourne's population increasing by 1760 people each... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Land sales booming as apartments peakdemand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying bot
Land sales booming as apartments peak
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
demand should be around 1300 or 1400 sales per month," he said. Underlying both the land and apartment sector is strong population growth with the Australian Bureau of Statistics reporting Melbourne's population increasing by 1760 people each... Read more
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TheBull
Confidence at 2.5 year highsbut the former measure is a timelier assessment of consumer attitudes and is no
Confidence at 2.5 year highs
TheBull / Posted 6 days ago
but the former measure is a timelier assessment of consumer attitudes and is now closely tracked by the Reserve Bank. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provides quarterly data on residential prices. The figures provide further perspectives... Read more
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Perth Now
First quarterly home price fall in 3 yearsin subsequent quarters," they said. Over the year to March, the residential pr
First quarterly home price fall in 3 years
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
in subsequent quarters," they said. Over the year to March, the residential property price index was up 6.8 per cent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Perth and Darwin had the weakest outcomes, being the only cities to post a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
House prices fall indicates subdued growthsince the September quarter 2012. Over the year to March, the residential prop
House prices fall indicates subdued growth
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
since the September quarter 2012. Over the year to March, the residential property price index was up 6.8 per cent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Perth and Darwin had the weakest outcomes, being the only cities to post a... Read more
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TheBull
First quarterly home price fall in 3 yearsin subsequent quarters," they said. Over the year to March, the residential pr
First quarterly home price fall in 3 years
TheBull / Posted 7 days ago
in subsequent quarters," they said. Over the year to March, the residential property price index was up 6.8 per cent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Perth and Darwin had the weakest outcomes, being the only cities to post a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
First quarterly home price fall in 3 yearsin subsequent quarters," they said. Over the year to March, the residential pr
First quarterly home price fall in 3 years
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
in subsequent quarters," they said. Over the year to March, the residential property price index was up 6.8 per cent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Perth and Darwin had the weakest outcomes, being the only cities to post a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Home prices fall for first time in 3 yearssince the September quarter 2012. Over the year to March, the residential prop
Home prices fall for first time in 3 years
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
since the September quarter 2012. Over the year to March, the residential property price index was up 6.8 per cent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Perth and Darwin had the weakest outcomes, being the only cities to post a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Grog Survey' app trial seeks data to curb alcohol addictiondrinking," she said. "Our chief goal is to get this app working well... and it
'Grog Survey' app trial seeks data to curb alcohol addiction
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
drinking," she said. "Our chief goal is to get this app working well... and it'll be a tool that can be used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and by local communities and health services, and indeed it can be used by local clinics, to... Read more
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TheBull
Australian market set to open higherin economic news on Tuesday, the minutes of the Reserve Bank of Australia's mon
Australian market set to open higher
TheBull / Posted 7 days ago
in economic news on Tuesday, the minutes of the Reserve Bank of Australia's monthly board meeting will be released. The Australian Bureau of Statistics is expected to release residential property prices for the March quarter. In equities news,... Read more
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iTWire
Cisco networking report underlines need for faster broadbandincrease from 18 million, or 74% of the population, to 21 million (81% of the p
Cisco networking report underlines need for faster broadband
iTWire / Posted 7 days ago
increase from 18 million, or 74% of the population, to 21 million (81% of the population). This prediction is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics' projection of the national population increasing from 24 million to 26 million over the... Read more
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Perth Now
The real winners in a slow economypositions have also accelerated with more than double the number of full-time j
The real winners in a slow economy
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
positions have also accelerated with more than double the number of full-time jobs created in the May quarter, Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows. Despite often having the best intentions, Ms Orman said parents, particularly... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The real winners in a slow economypositions have also accelerated with more than double the number of full-time j
The real winners in a slow economy
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
positions have also accelerated with more than double the number of full-time jobs created in the May quarter, Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows. Despite often having the best intentions, Ms Orman said parents, particularly... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The real winners in a slow economypositions have also accelerated with more than double the number of full-time j
The real winners in a slow economy
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
positions have also accelerated with more than double the number of full-time jobs created in the May quarter, Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows. Despite often having the best intentions, Ms Orman said parents, particularly... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Townsville jobless rate hits 13.9pcis up from 12.4 per cent in March, which puts Townsville as having the worst jo
Townsville jobless rate hits 13.9pc
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
is up from 12.4 per cent in March, which puts Townsville as having the worst jobless statistics in the country. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) warns against relying on the figures as monthly numbers can be volatile. Chamber of... Read more
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Daily Examiner
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat i
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!
Daily Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat it, it's up to us not to provide it." The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed in 2011-12, 25.3% of children aged 5-17 years were overweight or obese with girls... Read more
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Northern Star
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat i
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!
Northern Star / Posted 8 days ago
drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat it, it's up to us not to provide it." The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed in 2011-12, 25.3% of children aged 5-17 years were overweight or obese with girls... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat i
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat it, it's up to us not to provide it." The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed in 2011-12, 25.3% of children aged 5-17 years were overweight or obese with girls... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat i
THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
drive thru, or no to certain foods when we shop. "If we want kids not to eat it, it's up to us not to provide it." The Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed in 2011-12, 25.3% of children aged 5-17 years were overweight or obese with girls... Read more
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