2014 Parliamentary Committee Exchange with Australia
11 July 2014
2014 Parliamentary Committee
Exchange with Australia
The Health Committee has
been selected by the Speaker to participate in the 2014
select committee exchange with Australia.
In the week
commencing 14 July 2014, six members of the committee,
including National, Labour, and NZ First members, will be
travelling to Australia to participate in the exchange
programme. Topics to be investigated during the course of
the week include the plain packaging of cigarettes, the
improvement of children’s health and prevention of child
abuse (including Australian strategies to prevent foetal
alcohol disorder, reproductive health, and maternity
systems), and skin cancer. The committee also intends to
learn more about the Australian experience with the STAR
food labelling system.
The committee looks forward to
updating the house on its visit when it
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