Posts Tagged ‘Australian National Preventative Health Agency’

MasterNanny

Posted: 2:40 pm on 21st May 2014

The Australian National Preventative Health Agency (a.k.a. the Nanny) has been in WasteWatch’s sights recently. This time it turns out they’ve been using nearly $200,000 of your money to develop a cookbook. Some of the recipes are real killers.¬†For instance, the baked beans on toast one is pretty complicated. Ditto the chicken and avo sarnie. Or how about the one entitled “Daily Snack – banana and yoghurt“? Can you guess…

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The Nanny-State, Episode IV

Posted: 10:00 am on 24th April 2014

WasteWatch readers are no strangers to the Australian National Preventative Health Agency. First, there was the $451,000¬†contract for one lucky Perth company to have a few beers at the taxpayer’s expense. Next, there was the ANPHA’s brief dalliance with boy band One Direction, which included more taxpayer-funded pop merchandise than WasteWatch will ever be comfortable with. Finally, there was the ANPHA’s $30,000 attempt to make the website for their anti-binge-drinking…

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Binge drinking at a One Direction concert?

Posted: 10:35 am on 30th October 2013

Tackling binge drinking seems to be all the rage right now. Recently, WasteWatch brought you news of the lucky Perth market research company that received $451,000 to conduct ‘formative research’ on binge drinking. But the government expenditure doesn’t stop there. The Australian National Preventative Health Agency has recently signed a contract with a Surfers Paradise company, wonderfully called Outdoor Revolutions Pty Ltd. Putting to one side those latent fears of…

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