HealthyLaws Citizens’ Jury

The jury’s and expert panel’s recommendations to government. (Download here – HealthyLaws submission to SA Premier) or link to this page

Response from Government (Download here – response from government

Street JM, Sisnowski J, Tooher R, Farrell LC, Braunack-Mayer AJ. Community perspectives on the use of regulation and law for obesity prevention in children: A citizens’ jury. Health Policy.2017. 121(5)566-573.

Citizens’ jury wants government action on child obesity, Media release from University of Adelaide, 23 May 2016

HealthyViews Aboriginal Deliberative Community Forum

Street J, Cox H, Lopes E, Motlik J, Hanson L. 2018. Supporting youth wellbeing with a focus on eating well and being active: views from an Aboriginal community deliberative forum. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Online (6pages) DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12763

Dyer, S. M., Gomersall, J. S., Smithers, L. G., Davy, C., Coleman, D. T., & Street, J.M. (2017). Prevalence and characteristics of overweight and obesity in indigenous Australian children: a systematic review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 57(7), 1365-1376. IF 5.5 doi:1080/10408398.2014.991816

Other Peer reviewed Publications

Farrell, L. C., V. M. Moore, M. J. Warin and J. M. Street (2018). “Why do the public support or oppose obesity prevention regulations? Results from a South Australian population survey.” Health Promot J Austr.

Lau, Jacqueline, Handsley, Elizabeth and Reynolds, Christopher. 2017. Obesity prevention laws and the Australian Constitution. Journal of Law and Medicine. 25(1); 248-266. Download abstract

Gorman, E. and E. Handsley (2017). “International human rights law and the prevention of childhood obesity.” Australian Journal of Human Rights: 1-20. Link

Sisnowski J, Street JM, Merlin T. Improving food environments and tackling obesity: A realist systematic review of the policy success of regulatory interventions targeting population nutrition. 2017. PLoS One. 12(8):e0182581 Link to full text

Sisnowski J, Reynolds C, Handsley E, Broderick D. 2016. Translating innovative public health legislation into policy action: does the new South Australian Public Health Act offer a blueprint for systematic regional government engagement in obesity prevention? Published on-line.Sisnowski et al 2016, Public Health Act

Farrell LC, Warin MJ, Moore VM, Street JM. 2016. Socio-economic divergence in public opinions about preventive obesity regulations: Is the purpose to ‘make some things cheaper, more affordable’ or to ‘help them get over their own ignorance’? Social Science and Medicine 154:1-8 Link to pre-print

Sisnowski, J, Braunack-Mayer, AJ, Street, JM. 2016. Targeting population nutrition through municipal health and food policy: Implications of New York City’s experience in regulatory obesity prevention. Food Policy. 58:24-34. Link to pre-print

Lauren Eckermann, Jackie Street, Chris Reynolds, Annette Braunack-Mayer. May 2015, Regulating obesity: An analysis of Australian legislative measures that address childhood obesity. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.32534.65602 Regulating Obesity May 2015

Farrell, L, Warin, M, Moore, V, Street, J. 2015. Emotion in obesity discourse: understanding public attitudes towards regulations for obesity prevention. Sociology of Health and Illness. Published on line Nov 13, 2015. Journal link

Sisnowski, J, Handsley E, Street JM, 2015, Regulatory approaches to obesity prevention: a systematic overview of current laws addressing diet-related risk factors in the European Union and the United States. Health Policy. 119(6):720-731.  Link to pre-print

Street, J., Duszynski, K., Krawczyk, S., & Braunack-Mayer, A. (2014). The use of citizens’ juries in health policy decision-making: A systematic review. Social Science & Medicine, 2014;109, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.005. Epub 2014 Mar 6 Full text  at PubMed Link

Harwood, A, Carter, D., Eliott, J. 2022.A public health framework for reducing stigma: the example of weight stigma.J.Bioethical Inquiry. Link