Useful links and resources
The links and resources below provide a range of information about physical activity, including local activities and helpful tips.
Ausport is focused on getting more Australians participating and excelling in sport.
Play.Sport.Australia is the Australian Sports Commission’s game plan to get more Australians, particularly young Australians, playing sport more often – at school or with friends at their local club.
The Australian Government’s $100 million Sporting Schools initiative is part of Play.Sport.Australia. It brings schools and sports together to help get young Australians to be more active. Sporting Schools is open to all schools and has quality programs developed by over 30 national sporting organisations. It offers a fun and supportive environment for young people and coaches.
Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour
The physical activity and sedentary behaviour page provides a range of information on the health and wellbeing benefits of being physically active, as well as a link to Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines.
Australian Institute of Sport Find a club
The AIS Find a club allows you to have a look for even more activities and links to national sporting organisations, including organisations for people with a disability.
Healthdirect Australia - How to start exercising
HealthDirect Australia how to start exercising provide more tips to help you, or someone you know get active.
Links by state/territory
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Healthy weight guide
The Healthy Weight Guide can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and includes information and tools to help you set goals and get active.
Australian dietary guidelines
The Australian dietary guidelines provides advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.
Australia's physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines
Australia's Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines provide tips and ideas for how to be physically active, as well as evidence review reports.
Page last updated: 02 Mar 2017