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The Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport has presented its report for the inquiry into diabetes entitled The State of Diabetes Mellitus in Australia in 2024 including mention of evidence provided to the Inquiry by AHPA Directors Dr Dimitri Batras and Associate Professor Freya MacMillan.

Many AHPA members presented to the Inquiry as well as made submissions. Associate Professor Freya MacMillan and Dr Dimitri Batras, AHPA Directors, and AHPA members Catherine NguyenJustin Edom, and Ambika Aul provided a written response to the inquiry last year. You can read more about AHPA's full written submission here

Following the written submission, AHPA Directors Dr Dimitri Batras and Associate Professor Freya MacMillan attended a Public Hearing in Canberra to present evidence at the Public Hearing and were both featured in the report: Dimitri commenting on the confusion generated by the Australian Health Star Rating system; and Freya raising the importance of co-design with community and those with lived experience. The Public Hearing Transcript can be read here. The Summary of Supporting Evidence can be read here. 

Read the full Inquiry final report and the Government's media release.

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