The rising prices of fresh and healthy foods in Australia has been reported as a key barrier to healthy diets and a major contributor to diet-related health issues.  

According to a 2021 report by The Food Bank of Australia, during covid 38% of people experienced food insecurity, which is defined as a lack of regular access to enough nutritious food for normal growth and an active and healthy life.

The Wire’s Kailah Rushton spoke to General Practitioner from Omega Health Medical Centre, Doctor Hannah Maskell and Brisbane mother, Maya Greenwood to find out more…

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Produced By: Kailah Rushton

Featured In Story: Hannah Maskell, General practitioner at Omega Health Medical Centre, and Maya Greenwood, Brisbane mother

First aired on The Wire, Monday 6 March 2023