Australia

Dr Gary SacksDr Gary Sacks

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty of Health, Deakin Population Health SRC, Melbourne Burwood Campus
Deakin University
Melbourne, Australia

Email: gary.sacks@deakin.edu.au

Module Status (as of May 2018) Outputs
Public Sector (Food EPI)
  • Funding received to repeat Food-EPI.
  • Follow-up in 2018 on progress against recommendations in 2017 report.
  • Full assessment to be conducted in 2019/2020.
Private Sector
  • First reports launched.
Food Composition
  • Report in progress – “State of the Food Supply in Australia” that includes key indicators around food composition.
Food Labelling
Food Promotion
Food Prices
  • In progress.
  • Exploring methods to “scrape” food price data from supermarket websites which would allow for continuous food price monitoring in Australia.
Food Retail
  • Funding received for :

1. Mapping the change in density of fast food outlets and association with dietary changes.

2. Conducting repeat monitoring of in-store supermarket environments.

Food Provision
Food Trade & Investment

None currently.

Additional Publications

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