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

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:08/23/2018
Tabling date:04/11/2019
Deadline for submissions:10/12/2018
Date Ended:04/11/2019
Committee:Education and Health Standing Committee
House:Legislative Assembly
Media Statements: 04/11/2019
Important Information:
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


Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
1Mr David Roberts received on 3 Sep 2018
2Mr Ronald Bareis received on 3 Sep 2018
3Mr Craig Dermer received on 26 Sep 2018
4Mr Nicholas Di Lello received on 26 Sep 2018
5Mr K.G. Blake received on 26 Sep 2018
6Ms Pam Collins received on 28 Sep 2018
7Ishar Multicultural Women's Health Centre received on 1 Oct 2018
8Ms G.M. Jegasothy received on 4 Oct 2018
9Diabetes WA received on 5 Oct 2018
10Dr David Unwin (Norwood Surgery) received on 8 Oct 2018
11Dr Sanjeev Balakrishnan received on 9 Oct 2018
12Dr Philip O'Brien received on 9 Oct 2018
13Health Consumers' Council WA Inc received on 11 Oct 2018
14Mr Robert Lee received on 12 Oct 2018
15Ms Jennifer Elliott received on 12 Oct 2018
16Obesity Policy Coalition received on 12 Oct 2018
17Public Health Association Australia received on 12 Oct 2018
18Ms Liz Mountford received on 12 Oct 2018
19Metabolic Health Solutions Pty Ltd received on 12 Oct 2018
20Department of Health received on 12 Oct 2018
21Mr Graham Lithgo received on 13 Oct 2018
22Mr Michael Lusk received on 13 Oct 2018
23Swimming 365 received on 14 Oct 2018
24Australian Health Promotion Association received on 15 Oct 2018
25Australian Medical Association (WA) received on 15 Oct 2018
26Professor Richard Feinman received on 16 Oct 2018
27Dr Joe Kosterich received on 12 Oct 2018
30Ms Dörte Planert received on 2 Sep 2018
31WA Country Health Service received on 18 Oct 2018
32Ms Jill Tanner received on 19 Oct 2018
33Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Perth Childrens Hospital (Child and Adolescent Health Service) received on 19 Oct 2018
34Dr Hana Krejčí received on 19 Oct 2018
35Dietitians Association of Australia and Australian Diabetes Educators Association received on 26 Oct 2018
36Kimberley Community Legal Services received on 26 Oct 2018
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
12/09/201810:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourDiabetes and Endocrine Health NetworkProfessor Tim Davis (Co-Lead) and Mr Mark Shah (Co-Lead)
19/09/201810:00 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)
10/10/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourDiabetes WAMs Sophie McGough (Health Services Operations Manager)
17/10/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourGlycaemic Index Foundation/University of SydneyProfessor Jennie Brand-Miller
31/10/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneHead of the School of Surgery, University of Western AustraliaProfessor Jeff Hamdorf (Bariatric Surgeon)
07/11/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneAustralian Council on Smoking and HealthMr Maurice Swanson (Executive Director)
21/11/201810:15 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneMs Carol Rolston (Psychologist)
21/11/201811:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneWA Primary Health AllianceMs Chris Kane (General Manager, Strategy and Health Planning)
28/11/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoDepartment of HealthDr Andrew Robertson (A/Assistant Director General, Public and Aboriginal Health Division); Dr James Williamson (Assistant Director General, Clinical Excellence Division); Denise Sullivan (Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Directorate)
28/11/201811:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room TwoRural Doctors Association of WA Dr Andrew Kirke (President)
01/03/201901:30 PMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneWestern Australian Local Government AssociationMs Joanne Burges (Executive Manager, People and Place) and Ms Kirstie Davis (Policy Manager, Community)
Videos:
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 Sep 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 Sep 2018
Evidence by.. Mrs Sophie McGough (Health Services Operations Manager, Diabetes WA) on 10 Oct 2018
Evidence by.. Professor Jennie Brand-Miller (Professor of Human Nutrition, University of Sydney) on 17 Oct 2018
Evidence by.. Professor Jeffrey Hamdorf (Consultant Surgeon, Bariatric Surgery) on 31 Oct 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Maurice Swanson (Executive Director, Australian Council on Smoking and Health) on 7 Nov 2018
Evidence by.. Mrs Christine Kane (General Manager, Strategy and Health Planning, WA Primary Health Alliance) on 21 Nov 2018
Evidence by.. Ms Carol Rolston (Clinical Psychologist, Western Surgical Health, Advance Surgical) on 21 Nov 2018
Evidence by.. Dr Andrew Kirke (President, Rural Doctors Association of WA, and Director, Rural Clinical School of WA) on 28 Nov 2018
Evidence by.. Dr Andrew Robertson (Acting Assistant Director General, Public and Aboriginal Health Division, Department of Health), Dr Duncan Williamson (Assistant Director General, Clincial Excellence Division, Department of Health) and Ms Densie Sullivan (Director, Chronic Disease Prevention, Public and Aboriginal Health Division, Department of Health) on 28 Nov 2018
Evidence by.. Ms Joanne Burges (Executive Manager, People and Place, Western Australian Local Government Association) and Ms Kirstie Davis (Policy Manager, Community, Western Australian Local Government Association) on 1 Mar 2019