As a nation we're overweight and half of us have a chronic health condition

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated July 8 2022 - 12:31am, first published July 7 2022 - 3:30am
Australia's overall health is better than some similar nations, says new report.

Almost half of all Australians (11.6 million) have a chronic health condition and one in five are living with multiple conditions.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0490 373 465

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