Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Brisbane "Courier Mail" reports on the conclusions of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's 2004 report on the state of the nation's health:
"Australians are lazy and fat and too many are smoking or drinking to excess, but most are living longer than ever before."In fact, Australia's life expectancy is now the fourth best in the world – behind Japan, Iceland and Sweden. And no offence to my Scandinavian and Japanese friends, but where would you rather live?