Victorian water fluoridation status by postcode

The Victorian Government is committed to improving the oral health of Victorians. A person's oral health is key to their overall general health and wellbeing. Extending community water fluoridation is important for public health. Melbourne has had fluoridated water since 1977. Other parts of Australia have had fluoridated drinking water for more than 50 years. Community water fluoridation is the most effective population-wide intervention to prevent tooth decay.

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Created (Data Asset) 01/07/2021
Published (Metadata record) 27/07/2021
Last updated 27/07/2021
Organisation Department of Health
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International