From State and Territory Governments
State and territory governments
ACT: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.
NSW:The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is a free, confidential telephone service run by NSW Health. It helps people make lifestyle changes in relation to:
- healthy eating.
- being physically active.
- achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.
Qualified Get Healthy Coaches will provide information and ongoing health coaching and support to help you achieve your health goals.
Just call 1300 806 258 Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm or visit www.gethealthynsw.com.au
Healthy Kids: A NSW Government initiative focused on promoting good food habits and daily physical activity for children.
Live Life Well: A NSW Government initiative focused on promoting healthy living including good food habits and daily physical activity for adults.
NT:NT Department of Health and Families: This web site has resources dedicated to healthy eating and physical activity, including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Guide to Healthy Eating.
goNT: A whole of government and community initiative to promote physical activity and encourage Territorians to be more active in their daily life.
QLD:Eat Well Be Active: A Queensland Government web site to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Indigenous specific resources are available.
Lighten Up: A Queensland Government healthy lifestyle group program for adults who want to improve their health. It assists people to eat well and be active, manage stress and make long-term behaviour changes to support a healthy lifestyle.
SA:Be Active: A South Australian Government initiative focused on getting people to be more physically active. The site provides tips for adults, children, mature age people, and people with disabilities.
Do It For Life program: South Australia's Do It For Life Program is a state government initiative that aims to reduce risk factors for adults (18 years +) who are at high risk of developing preventable chronic diseases.
VIC:Go for your life: A Victorian Government initiative to promote healthy eating and increase levels of physical activity.
Life! Taking Action on Diabetes: a new evidence-based type 2 diabetes prevention course targeting people 50 years of age and over. It is a tailored lifestyle behavioural change course which involves six 90 minute group sessions which take place over a period of eight months.
TAS:Eat well Tasmania: A state-wide program that provides support and assistance for activities or projects that promote enjoyable healthy eating.
Get moving Tasmania: A web site set up by the Premier’s Physical Activity Council which provides a variety of physical activity information.
WA:Find 30: A campaign dedicated to increasing awareness of physical activity and how it can be incorporated into your daily life.
My Healthy Balance: An initiative of Diabetes WA, Heart Foundation (WA Branch) and the Cancer Council WA. A free online program suitable for adults wanting to learn more about living a healthier lifestyle.