Water fluoridation in Queensland. Why not? Timing, circumstance, and the nature of the fluoridation of Public Water Supplies Act (1963) - A Review of a review

Akers, H. F. (2006). Water fluoridation in Queensland. Why not? Timing, circumstance, and the nature of the fluoridation of Public Water Supplies Act (1963) - A Review of a review. In: ADAQNews: Proceedings of the Water Fluoridation Advocate Workshop. Water Fluoridation Advocate Workshop, Brisbane, Australia, (16-19). 29-30 May, 2006.

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Author Akers, H. F.
Title of paper Water fluoridation in Queensland. Why not? Timing, circumstance, and the nature of the fluoridation of Public Water Supplies Act (1963) - A Review of a review
Conference name Water Fluoridation Advocate Workshop
Conference location Brisbane, Australia
Conference dates 29-30 May, 2006
Proceedings title ADAQNews: Proceedings of the Water Fluoridation Advocate Workshop
Place of Publication Fortitude Valley, Qld.
Publisher Australian Dental Association, Queensland Branch
Publication Year 2006
Sub-type Fully published paper
Volume November
Issue 522
Start page 16
End page 19
Total pages 4
Language eng
Abstract/Summary This paper argues that the reasons for Queensland's low levels of fluoridation lie not so much in its political culture but more specifically in the nature of state legislation governing fluoridation.
Subjects 320899 Dentistry not elsewhere classified
430199 Historical Studies not elsewhere classified
360199 Political Science not elsewhere classified
321299 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Keyword Water fluoridation
Queensland
References 1. HF Akers, SAT Porter and R Wear, "Water Fluoridation in Queensland, Why Not? Timing, Circumstance, and the Nature of the Fluoridation of Public Water Supplies Act (1963)",Health and History, vol. 7, no. 2, 2005, pp. 30-55. 2. This diagram is a modified version of that from A. Moir. See P Charlton and A Moir. State of Mind: Why Is Queensland Different. North Ryde, Methuen Haynes, 1983, p. 1. 3. I Tall, K Sclavos and D Anning, Healthy Teeth or Decay? Water Fluoridation: The Facts. Brisbane, Australian Medical Association (Queensland Branch); Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Queensland Branch); Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch), 2003. 4. P Forster, Queensland Health Systems Review. The Consultancy Bureau, Brisbane, 2005, p. 53. Forster acknowledges this diagram as that of AJ Spencer. 5. HF Akers, Address: The Social and Political History of Water Fluoridation in Queensland 1920-2005. Queensland Health Water Fluoridation Advocate Workshop, Brisbane, May 29-30 2006. 6. W Varney. Fluoride in Australia a Case to Answer. Sydney, Hale and Ironmonger, 1986, pp. 19-20. 7. Brisbane City Council, Lord Mayor's Taskforce on Fluoridation - Final Report. Brisbane, Brisbane City Council, 1997. 8. R Fitzgerald, "Trading Tooth Decay for Cancer", Australian, 26 May 2005, p. 11.
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