The Conversation – Drinking, smoking down but obesity rates up. October 30, 2012.

Australians are drinking and smoking less but putting on weight like never before, a national survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics has found.
Results from the ABS Australian Health Survey, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive health survey ever, were released on Monday…

ABC Online – 63 per cent of Aussies Overweight or Obese. October 29, 2012.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the first results from the most comprehensive study of the health of Australians ever undertaken.
Since March last year, the Australian Health Survey has weighed, measured, interviewed and taken biomedical samples of around 50,000 people.