Silent Assassin

Silent Assassin: Health groups call for a sugar tax on soft drinks

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated January 21 2022 - 6:47am, first published December 12 2021 - 9:00pm
'No nutritional value': Experts call for sugar tax

Proposals to introduce a sugar tax to address obesity and other chronic health problems like diabetes are a "last century solution to a modern-day problem", the Australian Beverages Council says.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.