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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Please note that this is an archived page for reference.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:

 

Working Together for a Healthy Active Australia

Practical information for families, parents, teenagers, children and their carers and older Australians on healthy eating, regular physical activity, overweight and obesity.

 

A Wellbeing Plan for Aussie Kids

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.

 

How Do You Measure Up?

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.

 

Active After School Communities

National program that provides Australian primary school aged children with access to free, structured physical activity programs in the after school timeslot.


 Go for 2 and 5

Everything you need to know about getting more fruit and vegies in your diet including great recipes
 

NSW Government Sites:

 

Live Life Well

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.

 

NSW Premier's Council for Active Living (PCAL)

A one stop shop on why and how to build active living into everyday life.

 


 Department of Sport and Recreation

Loads of physical activity options; camps, swim schools and more.

Local Government Sites and Guides:

 

Check out our local government web sites for information on local public sport and recreation facilities; Gosford and Wyong.
 

Take a look at the Central Coast Cycling Guide, or...

 

The RTA's Guide to cycling from Broken Bay to Lake Munmorah. Part 1 covers the Gosford area (964 KB) and Part 2 the Wyong area (1.25MB). Part 2 also contains the key to the map.

 

Other Government Sites:

 

Good for Kids Good for Life

Joint Department of Health and Department of Education campaign from the Hunter New England area of NSW.Wonderful resources for parents and kids.

 

Push Play

A nationwide campaign to get more New Zealanders more active, more often.

Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC)

 

Find Your 30 (Eat Well Be Active)

Queensland Health - fantastic site for healthy eating and keeping active

 

Go for Your Life

Victorian Government - 100's of ideas for getting active and eating healthy food

 


 Non Government Sites:
 
Great info on healthy eating from Dietitians Association Australia
 

Cancer Council NSW

Tips for lowering your risk of cancer. Take the Life Smart test.


 Fitness Australia

Find fitness services near you.


 

 

More Great Links

 

For more healthy weight related web site links, check out Links under our Live Outside the Box section or Cool Links within the Teenagers Only area of the Live Outside the Box section

 

 

 

 

 

 

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