Exercise & Sports Science Australia
National leadership, advocacy and support on key issues through fostering excellence in professional practice, education and training, and research.
Service Skills Australia
One of 11 industry skills councils funded by the Australian Government to support skills development. They represent a range of industry sectors including sport, fitness, community recreation and outdoor recreation.
Sports Medicine Australia
Australia’s peak advisory body on all medical and health issues for active people – from weekend enthusiasts of all ages through to elite level competition.
Australian Institute of Health & Welfare (AIHW)
Aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians through better health and welfare information and statistics.
Consumers Health Forum of Australia
The national peak body representing the interests of Australian health care consumers.
Health Coaching Australia
Offers a number of professional development training options for both organisations and individuals in addition to providing a wide-ranging consultancy service in the area of health coaching for health change.
Life! HELPING YOU PREVENT DIABETES, HEART DISEASE & STROKE
A new type 2 diabetes prevention program. It is a lifestyle behaviour change course of six group sessions, run over a period of eight months. Telephone health coaching is offered.
Australian Government: Department of Health & Ageing
Responsible for the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity to improve the health and well-being of the Australian population.
Australian Physical Activity Network – AusPAnet
A communication network providing access to timely, accurate information about physical activity, from developments in the area to events and conferences.
Australian Sports Commission
Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system.
Get Moving campaign
Australian Government campaign to encourage people to get moving and be active.
Government of Western Australia – Department of Sport & Recreation
The lead agency in WA responsible for the implementation of government policy and initiatives in sport and recreation.
The Heart Foundation runs a number of Physical Activity programs for all ages and all levels.
Heart Foundation – walking
Heart Foundation Walking is a fun, social and easy way to be active and it’s free! It is Australia’s largest network of community-based walking groups with over 16,000 active members.
How to choose a personal trainer
Information to help you select a qualified personal trainer.
Inner North West Primary Care Partnership
Free online Physical Activity Directory for Older Adults (aged 55 and over).
National Sport and Active Recreation Policy Framework (PDF)
The Framework provides a mechanism for the achievement of national goals for sport and active recreation and sets out the agreed roles and responsibilities of governments and their expectations of sport and active recreation partners.
Promotes optimal health for all Australians by encouraging food variety and physical activity.
Ready Steady Go Kids
Australia’s largest and most reputable multi-sport and exercise program for preschoolers.
The Pedestrian Council of Australia
Advocates for the continual improvement of pedestrian safety, amenity and access; the promotion of walking as a legitimate transport mode and an important, healthy, social activity.
Walk21 exists to champion the development of healthy sustainable and efficient communities where people choose to walk.
ABC Health and Well being
The latest health news from Australia and around the world, as well as tips and information to help you improve your health and wellbeing.
A community and professional education program providing information on male reproductive health.
Australian National Preventive Health Agency
ANPHA’s job is to be the catalyst for strategic partnerships, including the provision of technical advice and assistance to all levels of government and in all sectors, to promote health and reduce health risk and inequalities.
Better Health Channel
Information on the Better Health Channel is developed in consultation with their content partners, experts from a wide range of reputable Australian health and medical organisations.
National peak body for diabetes providing a collective voice for people living with diabetes, their families and carers.
Diabetes Australia – Vic
Since 1953 Diabetes Australia – Vic has been the peak consumer body and leading charity representing all people affected by diabetes and those at risk.
Healthy Communities Initiative
Australian Government program to support Local Government Areas in delivering community-based physical activity and healthy eating programs, as well as developing a range of local policies that support healthy lifestyle behaviours.
Obesity Policy Coalition
The Obesity Policy Coalition aims to influence change in policy and regulation to help prevent obesity, particularly in children.
A national charity working for a better life for people affected by mental illness.
Surf Life Saving
Surf Life Saving is Australia’s major water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority. They create a safe environment on Australia’s beaches and coastline through patrols, education and training, public safety campaigns and the promotion of health and fitness.
The Parents’ Jury
The Parents’ Jury is an online network of parents, grandparents and guardians, who are interested in improving the food and physical activity environments of Australian children.