Most recent update: Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:23

Bariatric News - Cookies & privacy policy

You are here

Country report

In focus: Obesity in Australia

“Obesity is multifactorial and too big a problem for any one government department to develop policy around, so rather than having a situation whereby small changes are implemented we end up doing nothing."
There has been a noted shift in the case mix with a decrease in less complex procedures, such as gastric banding, to more complex procedures like sleeve gastrectomy, which is now the dominant procedure in Australia