Selling fatty or sugary food and drinks has been banned in Western Australia's public schools since 2007. A 2018 study found WA children were eating healthier as a result of the ban. But it also found some regional schools were struggling to comply with it.
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Disclosures: Gary Sacks receives funding from the National Heart Foundation of Australia, the National Health and Medical Research Council, and VicHealth.
Authors: Madeleine Rojahn - Editorial intern | Sasha Petrova - Section Editor: Education | Anna Peeters - Professor Epidemiology & Equity in Public Health, Deakin University | Darren Powell - Seniro Lecturer in Health and Physical Education, University of Auckland | Evelyn Volders - Senior Lecturer/Course Convenor in Nutrition and Dietetics, Monash University | Gary Sacks - Associate Professor, Deakin University | Natalie Parletta - Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, University of South Australia