Participating in regular physical activity is important for maintaining healthy body weight and preventing a number of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, dementia and depression. Keeping active also provides a range of additional mental health, social, economic and environmental benefits.
Want information/tips on how you can be more active and improve your health?
Find 30 every day find thirty minutes of physical activity every day and find all kinds of rewards.
Draw the Line includes plenty of practical tips to help you make healthy choices each day.
Unplug and Play increases awareness of the need for children to spend more time in active play and less time using TV, electronic games and the internet.
Get on Track is a free, fun, entertaining and motivating team-based physical activity and healthy eating program for all WA adults.
My Healthy Balance is a free, on-line session based program that can assist you to achieve a healthier lifestyle.
National Physical Activity Guidelines and Recommendations
The National Physical Activity Guidelines for Australians outline the minimum levels of physical activity required throughout the various stages of life. See the links below for more information.