Last updated: 29 Oct, 2015

VicHealth held a Citizens' Jury on 17 and 18 October 2015 to engage the community in a discussion and debate around potential solutions for overweight and obesity.

Highlights of Victoria's Citizens' Jury on Obesity

Victoria’s Citizens’ Jury on Obesity

VicHealth held a Citizens' Jury on 17 and 18 October 2015 as part of the Leading Thinkers Initiative, with the aim of engaging the community in a discussion and debate around potential solutions for overweight and obesity. Victoria's Citizens' Jury on Obesity is an initiative of VicHealth with support by newDemocracy Foundation, Australia’s leading research organisation specialising in democratic innovation.

Obesity and Food: An overview in Victoria

Overweight and obesity is a sensitive and highly complex issue encompassing activity, genetics, income inequality, and a range of other factors. As part of VicHealth's Leading Thinkers Initiative, VicHealth held a Citizens' Jury on 17 and 18 October 2015 with the aim of engaging the community in a discussion and debate around potential solutions for overweight and obesity.