Email Internal Link   Email External Link  

Inquiry Details

Search this Inquiry


Inquiry Name:

Inquiry into the role of diet in type 2 diabetes prevention and management

Date Commenced:23 Aug 2018
Tabling Date:30 Apr 2019
Inquiry Status:Current

Committee Name:

Education and Health Standing Committee

House:Legislative Assembly

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Ms Janine Marie Freeman MLA
Hon. William (Bill) Richard Marmion MLA
Ms Josephine (Josie) Farrer MLA
Mr Ronald (Shane) Shane Love MLA
Ms Sabine Elisabeth Winton MLA


Staff Members: Dr Sarah Palmer (Principal Research Officer)
Ms Jovita Hogan, BA (Hons). (Research Officer)

Contact Details

Phone No:08 9222 7486
Fax No: 08 9222 7804
Postal Address:4 Harvest Terrace
West Perth WA 6005
Email: Click here to send an email to this Committee

Terms of Reference:The inquiry will consider –

a. The cost of type 2 diabetes to the community

b. The adequacy of prevention and intervention programs

c. The use of restrictive diets to eliminate the need for type 2 diabetes medication

d. Regulatory measures to encourage healthy eating*

e. Social and cultural factors affecting healthy eating*

f. Behavioural aspects of healthy eating* and effective diabetes self-management

with reference to the following groups:

  • at-risk adults
  • children and adolescents
  • Aboriginal communities
  • ethnic groups at greater risk of developing diabetes
  • people in rural and regional areas

*Eating includes consumption of food and beverages (non-alcoholic and alcoholic).

Submissions are due by 12 October 2018 can be emailed to laehsc@parliament.wa.gov.au or posted to:

Education and Health Standing Committee
Legislative Assembly Committee Office
4 Harvest Terrace
West Perth WA 6005


Important Information


Legislative Council Guide to Making Submissions to a Parliamentary Committee

Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly
Giving Evidence to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly



Deadline for Submissions:
12 Oct 2018

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth

Hearing Dates:

Date

Time

Venue

Organisation

Witnesses

Broadcasted In

Pub/Priv

09/12/201810:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourDiabetes and Endocrine Health NetworkProfessor Tim Davis (Co-Lead) and Mr Mark Shah (Co-Lead) Public
09/19/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneCurtin UniversityMs Patricia Marshall (Faculty of Health Sciences) and Dr Christina Pollard (Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, School of Public Health) Public
10/10/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourDiabetes WAMs Sophie McGough (Health Services Operations Manager) Public
10/17/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourGlycaemic Index Foundation/University of SydneyProfessor Jennie Brand-Miller Public
10/31/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneHead of the School of Surgery, University of Western AustraliaProfessor Jeff Hamdorf (Bariatric Surgeon) Public
11/07/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneAustralian Council on Smoking and HealthMr Maurice Swanson (Executive Director) Public

Videos:

Related Written Submissions:

Written Submission by Ms Dörte Planert received on 2 Sep 2018
Written Submission by Mr David Roberts received on 3 Sep 2018
Written Submission by Mr Ronald Bareis received on 3 Sep 2018
Written Submission by Craig received on 26 Sep 2018
Written Submission by Mr Nicholas Di Lello received on 26 Sep 2018
Written Submission by Mr K.G. Blake received on 26 Sep 2018
Written Submission by Ms Pam Collins received on 28 Sep 2018
Written Submission by Ishar Multicultural Women's Health Centre received on 1 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Ms G.M. Jegasothy received on 4 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Diabetes WA received on 5 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Dr David Unwin (Norwood Surgery) received on 8 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Dr Sanjeev Balakrishnan received on 9 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Dr Philip O'Brien received on 9 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Health Consumers' Council WA Inc received on 11 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Ms Jennifer Elliott received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Mr Robert Lee received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Metabolic Health Solutions Pty Ltd received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Department of Health received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Public Health Association Australia received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Ms Liz Mountford received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Obesity Policy Coalition received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Dr Joe Kosterich received on 12 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Mr Michael Lusk received on 13 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Mr Graham Lithgo received on 13 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Swimming 365 received on 14 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Australian Health Promotion Association received on 15 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Australian Medical Association (WA) received on 15 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Professor Richard Feinman received on 16 Oct 2018
Written Submission by WA Country Health Service received on 18 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Perth Childrens Hospital (Child and Adolescent Health Service) received on 19 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Dr Hana Krejčí received on 19 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Ms Jill Tanner received on 19 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Dietitians Association of Australia and Australian Diabetes Educators Association received on 26 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Kimberley Community Legal Services received on 26 Oct 2018

Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Professor Timothy Davis (Co-Lead, Diabetes and Endocrine Health Network, Department of Health) and Mr Mark Shah (Co-Lead, Diabetes and Endocrine Health Network, Department of Health) on 12/09/2018
• Evidence by Dr Christina Pollard (Dietitian and Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Public Health, Curtin University) and Ms Patricia Marshall (Public Health Nutritionist and Diabetes Educator, Curtin University) on 19/09/2018
• Evidence by Mrs Sophie McGough (Health Services Operations Manager, Diabetes WA) on 10/10/2018
• Evidence by Professor Jennie Brand-Miller (Professor of Human Nutrition, University of Sydney) on 17/10/2018
• Evidence by Professor Jeffrey Hamdorf (Consultant Surgeon, Bariatric Surgery) on 31/10/2018

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice: