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Useful and Interesting Web Sites
Please note that this is an archived page for reference. These pages have been left on the site as a resource but are no longer being kept up to date.
Australian Government Sites:
Practical information for families, parents, teenagers, children and their carers and older Australians on healthy eating, regular physical activity, overweight and obesity.
Developed by CSIRO to provide parents with information on healthy foods and habits. A printed fridge magnet of this plan was distributed to every primary school child in Australia in September 2007.
Launched 4 months after the Central Coast Measure Up 4 Health campaign, the Federal Government's Measure Up campaign also uses waist measurement as a critical component. It is aimed at all Australians but in particular 25-50 year olds who have children.
National program that provides Australian primary school aged children with access to free, structured physical activity programs in the after school timeslot.
you need to know about getting more fruit and vegies in your diet
including great recipes
NSW Government Sites:
Basic information and tools to start making healthier changes to Live Life Well including quit smoking, eating better, being active, limiting your alcohol, maintaining a healthy weight, and managing stress.
A one stop shop on why and how to build active living into everyday life.
of physical activity options; camps, swim schools and more.
Take a look at the Central Coast Cycling Guide, or...
Other Government Sites:
Joint Department of Health and Department of Education campaign from the Hunter New England area of NSW.Wonderful resources for parents and kids.
A nationwide campaign to get more New Zealanders more active, more often.
Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC)
Queensland Health - fantastic site for healthy eating and keeping active
Victorian Government - 100's of ideas for getting active and eating healthy food
Tips for lowering your risk of cancer. Take the Life Smart test.
Find fitness services near you.