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Exercise and physical activity in Australia

Physical activity can have instant, lasting health benefits. Regular activity can improve your quality of life and make you feel more energetic.

More than half of all Australians are not active enough, so it’s important we support everyone to incorporate more physical activity into their lives.

Regardless of how young or old you are, there are physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines available for you. These include:

What we’re doing about physical activity

We want all Australians to understand the benefits of being physically active. We do this in many ways, such as: