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A roadmap for sustainable changes to support people and families impacted by overweight and obesity.

The WA Healthy Weight Action Plan 2019-2024 (hereafter, the Action Plan) was a joint initiative of WA Health, WA Primary Health Alliance, and Health Consumers’ Council.

The Action Plan focusses on people at-risk of developing overweight and obesity and people currently impacted by overweight and obesity. It looks to create change in early intervention and management space, while supporting the preventive work currently being undertaken by the WA health sector.

The Action Plan outlines seven key strategies that will drive change:

  1. Connect better
  2. Change how we talk about weight
  3. Better access and care coordination
  4. Build workforce capability and confidence
  5. Quality improvement
  6. Innovation
  7. Empower the community to take action