About Physical Activity
Physical activity10,000 steps: A web site dedicated to motivating people to build up to 10,000 steps a day.
Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA): ESSA offers free access to a database of over 2,000 qualified health professionals, where you can find and locate an Exercise Physiologist who can assess your personal abilities, and help you achieve your personal goals.
Choose Health, Be Active: A booklet developed by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs designed to help older Australians achieve sufficient physical activity for good health.
Get Moving: This web site provides lots of good ideas for fun ways to get you and your kids moving.
Fitness Australia: Find yourself a registered gym, fitness centre, health club or personal training studio through national Health and Fitness Industry Association, Fitness Australia.
Heart Foundation: This web site has covers Australia’s largest network of free community-based walking groups, led by volunteer walk organisers.
Kinect Australia: Kinect promotes active living* to enhance health and well-being, build stronger communities and create more liveable and sustainable environments.
Relay For Life: An overnight team relay-style walk or run that raises funds for cancer research, education and patient support programs. Relay for Life is an initiative of the Cancer Council Australia
Ride to Work Day: A national event to promote riding a bicycle to work and increasing the level of physical activity in Australia. The event also aims to reduce congestion and the environmental impact caused by driving a car to work.
TravelSmart Australia: This web site brings together the many community- and government-based programs that are asking Australians to use alternatives to traveling in their private car. This includes making transport choices such as walking and bicycling to increase health and fitness.
The Cycling Promotion Fund: The web site provides links to cycling clubs and organisations for recreational and competitive cyclists in all Australian states and territories.
Walk to Work Day: A national annual event to promote regular walking and physical activity.