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According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2004) the nation's health is slowly ...

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'Average Australian's are generally not aware that a health diet can ...' (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004, p. 2).

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004, Australia’s health 2004, AIHW cat. no. AUS 44, AIHW, Canberra.


City of Ballarat 2011, Annual report, viewed 26 August 2012,

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