'Australia's food and nutrition 2012: in
brief' presents highlights from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's
2012 report on the nation's food and nutrition system.
ISBN 978-1-74249-324-4; Cat. no. PHE 164; 32pp.; Internet only
Publication table of contents
- Preliminary material
- Title and verso pages
- The story
- Body section
- Our food comes from a variety of sources
- What types of foods do we produce?
- We grow wheat, fruits and vegetables...
- but in Australia, livestock is king
- And is distributed to lots of different places
- From tractor...
- to truck
- ...to trolley
- Before it ends up on our plate
- What sorts of foods do we buy and eat?
- How do we choose our foods?
- We should eat more of some foods, less of others
- What foods should we be eating?
- Are we eating enough of the right foods?
- What can we do to improve our diet?
- We're getting fatter
- Processed foods-the good and the bad
- Our world and lives are shaped by our food
- Food waste
- The global food system
- In health, we are not all equal
- So there are important challenges ahead
- Global food security
- Land, energy, water and the effect of humans
- Climate change and food production
- Where can I find out more?
- Watch for the following
Notes and corrections
The current version of the publication is presented above.
Previous versions of files that have been updated or corrected are presented below.
- (5 Sep 2012) Amendments have been made to statements on pages 5, 9 and 28.
The statement on page 5 that reads: “Our largest agricultural commercial industries are: 1. beef 2. broadacre (cropping) 3. dairy” has been amended to: “In terms of the value of food production, our largest agricultural industries are: 1. meat 2. grains and oil seeds 3. fruit and vegetables”
The statement on page 9 that reads: “Despite these trends, most farms are small, especially those providing eggs and chicken meat.” has been amended to: “Despite these trends, small farms are more common.”
The statement on page 28 that reads: “Between 1950 and 2010, the world’s population increased from 2.5 to 6.9 billion and by 2050 will be 9.3 billion.” has been amended to: “Between 1950 and 2010, the world’s population increased from 2.5 to 6.9 billion and by 2050 is expected to be 9.3 billion.”
AIHW 2012. Australia's food and nutrition 2012: in brief. Cat. no. PHE 164. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 9 December 2013 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737422360>.