Links

Links to more information

Here you can find links to a whole bunch of other information resources, to help you eat better and exercise more. You’ll also find links to information about chronic disease, and where to get help.

Healthy Living

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Everything you need to know about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in one place. The site is designed for people working, studying or interested in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Eat Well Be Active

This is a Queensland Government website that promotes healthy eating and physical activity. It includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources.

Go for your life

This is a Victorian Government program that promotes healthy eating and physical activity.

Healthy Active

This site has information on the Australian Government’s Healthy Active activities including the Healthy Active Ambassadors, healthy weight, the Community and School Grants Program and the Get Moving and Go for 2&5 campaigns.

Healthy Kids

A NSW Government site focused on promoting good food habits and daily physical activity for children.

Deadly Vibe

Here you’ll find all kinds of information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health issues, from diet and exercise to substance abuse, social and emotional well-being and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people achieving in the health arena. You can also search for an Aboriginal Medical Service in your local area.

Healthy Weight

This site was developed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing to provide information on healthy weight, healthy eating and physical activity.

Lighten Up

This is a Queensland Government healthy lifestyle group program for adults who want to improve their health. It helps people to eat well and be active, manage stress and make long-term lifestyle changes.

Live Life Well

A NSW Government website focused on promoting healthy living, including good eating habits and daily physical activity for adults.

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Healthy Eating

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

This website is designed for people working, studying or interested in the nutritional health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It contains some useful nutrition resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Dietitians Association of Australia

This website is designed for dietitians, but also has some great information for the general public including an A to Z of nutrition, recipe ideas and healthy eating tips.

Eat well Tasmania

This is a Tasmanian Government program that provides help and support for activities or projects that promote enjoyable healthy eating.

Food for Kids

This website offers some easy-to-follow information about food for kids. Find out if their favourite snack is full of sugar or bursting with nutrition!

Go for 2&5

Here you can find out about the benefits of fruit and vegies and ways to get more fruit and vegies into your daily diet. You’ll also find some super simple tasty recipes and other info.

Nutrition Australia

This website offers some in-depth information on nutrition, including dietary needs of babies, kids and teenagers.

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing’s nutrition and healthy eating webpage. Contains current nutrition initiatives and resources.

Tucka Talk

This ACT Government’s health promotion web site has fact sheets for parents on healthy eating for young children, as well as healthy eating in schools.

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Physical Activity

10,000 steps

This web site is all about encouraging you to build up to 10,000 steps a day – the recommended daily step goal for a healthy adult.

Be Active

This is a South Australian Government program that focuses on getting people to be more physically active. The site provides tips for adults, children, mature age people, and people with disabilities.

Choose Health, Be Active

This is a booklet for older fellas that you can download. It offers lots of advice on ways that older people can get exercise into their day.

Find 30

A campaign that’s all about increasing awareness of physical activity and how you can become more physically active in your daily life.

Get Moving

This web site provides lots of good ideas for fun ways to get you and your kids moving.

Get moving Tasmania

This is a web site set up by the Tasmanian Premier’s Physical Activity Council which provides a variety of physical activity information.

Heart Foundation Walking Groups

This site covers Australia’s largest network of free community-based walking groups.

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Chronic Disease

Arthritis Australia

This site has information, advice and education about arthritis, how to prevent it and how to manage it and live without pain.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfonet – chronic disease

This website is designed for people working, studying or interested in chronic disease. It contains some useful resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Cancer Council Australia

This website has information on different types of cancers, treatment options, the latest research and tips on living a cancer-smart lifestyle.

Cancer Council Victoria Obesity Prevention Campaign

This site has a special section on its web site that’s all about obesity prevention. Read about why a healthy weight is important, learn the lifestyle risk factors for cancer and find out if you are at a healthy weight.

Cancer Prevention Plan

The Cancer Institute has developed this cancer prevention plan booklet that you can download. It also includes information on healthy diet and exercise.

Diabetes Action

This site is part of a campaign run by Diabetes Australia which aims to raise awareness of how a large waist measurement is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. It also includes a type 2 diabetes risk test.

Diabetes Australia

This site has loads of really good information on diabetes, including special Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources.

HealthInsite

This website has reliable health information for anyone interested in chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease or cancer.

Heart Foundation

This site has a section that’s all about healthy living, offering information on healthy weight, food, and physical activity.

Kidney Health Australia

This site has lots of information on what your kidneys do and how to keep them healthy, as well as research and advice on chronic kidney disease.

National Stroke Foundation

This site has information on strokes, stroke risk factors and how to prevent them.

Osteoporosis Australia

This site has information, advice and education on osteoporosis (brittle bones), how to prevent it and how to treat it.

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