Queenlanders can share their views on  sugary drinks.
Queenlanders can share their views on sugary drinks. DAN PELED

Seeking opinions on drinks

QUEENSLANDERS are being urged to speak up and voice their opinion on sugar-sweetened beverages, as Cancer Council Queensland and Heart Foundation launch a new state-wide health survey.

The Everyday Health Survey: Sugar-Sweetened Beverages aims to identify consumer habits, determine understanding of the health impacts of sugary drinks, and assess support for proposed regulations to reduce consumption of these products, including marketing restrictions and a 20 per cent levy.

Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan said the survey gave Queenslanders an opportunity to share their views and be heard.

"We encourage people right across the state to have their say to help health organisations develop new campaigns and advocate for laws that will positively impact the health of Queenslanders,” Ms McMillan said.

Queenslanders aged 18 and over can complete the Everyday Health Survey: Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, at www.cancerqld.org.au/ everydayhealthsurvey by July 31.

The survey will take around 10 minutes.


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