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Public Consultation on the Australian Dietary Guidelines

Closed on Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 05:00pm (AEDT). Submissions are no longer being accepted.

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has released the draft Australian Dietary Guidelines and Australian Guide to Healthy Eating for public consultation. You are invited under paragraph 13(d) of the National Health and Medical Research Act (1992) to make a submission to the NHMRC about the draft Guidelines. 

The Guidelines are based on the best available scientific evidence linking diet and health. They provide information for health professionals and the general population to reduce the risk of diet-related disease. The Dietary Guidelines encourage healthy dietary patterns to promote and maintain the nutrition-related health and wellbeing of the Australian population.

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Consultation date

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Closing date: 
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 - 5:00pm
Extension: 
Please note: If you require an extension to this public consultation you will need to contact the project officer using the contact details at the bottom of this page. However, in order for NHMRC to extend the date of a submission you will need to have created an account and started a submission.
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