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Proposed national strategy on body image

The National Advisory Group on Body Image today tabled its report to Kate Ellis, Minister for Youth. The report encourages advertisers, the media and the fashion industry to follow a new code of conduct to promote more positive body image messages. It also recommends building resilience in young people through a focus on peer interactions, parenting, and the role of schools and community groups.

Media Release (27/10/09) from Australia. Minister for Early Childhood Education, Child Care and Youth

Full Report (27/10/09) from Australia. Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations