'Crisis' as eating disorders cost Australia $67 billion

By Cassandra Morgan
Updated February 29 2024 - 3:40am, first published 3:32am
The number of Australians living with an eating disorder has risen more than 20 per cent since 2012. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)
The number of Australians living with an eating disorder has risen more than 20 per cent since 2012. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)

Australia is in the midst of a "public health crisis" as the number of people with eating disorders increases, costing the country $67 billion a year.

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