Other useful links

Tasmanian links

  • Department of Health and Human Services – the Department of Health and Human Services delivers health and wellbeing services for all Tasmanians. On this website you will find a broad range of health and wellbeing services and information.
  • Eat Well Tasmania – It is well known that to gain maximum health benefits, an active lifestyle should be accompanied by a healthy and balanced diet. Eat Well Tasmania is a state-wide program that provides support and assistance for activities or projects that promote enjoyable healthy eating.
  • State sport and recreation organisations – This page lists web links to state sport and recreation organisations in Tasmania. It includes links to all local sport and recreation organisations from cricket to taekwondo, as well as a range of other relevant organisations.
  • Ticket to Play - Eligible Tasmanian children can apply for two vouchers worth up to $100 each towards club membership at approved activity providers. Children aged 5-17 who are listed on a Centrelink Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card, or who are in Out of Home Care are eligible to apply.
  • University of Tasmania – the University of Tasmania offers university degrees relevant to physical activity including a Bachelor of Exercise Science and a Bachelor of Physical Activity Studies.
  • Womensport and Recreation Tasmania (WSRT) -  WSRT aims to promote, encourage, support, inspire, motivate, facilitate, celebrate and honour regular sport, recreation and physical activity for women. They act as a united group to inform and lobby legislators and decision makers to include sport and physical recreation issues for both genders on agendas at state and federal levels as well as provide support to sporting organisations in their actions to address inequitable practices.

Australian links

  • A Healthy and Active Australia - This website provides a range of information and initiatives on healthy eating, regular physical activity and overweight and obesity to assist all Australians to lead healthy and active lives.
  • Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) – ACHPER is a professional association representing professionals working in the fields of health, physical education, human movement studies, sport, recreation, dance and community fitness. The mission of ACHPER is to promote active and healthy living for all Australians and particularly to support its educators and its members in the study and application of its areas of interest.
  • Clearinghouse for Sport – Clearinghouse for Sport has been established to facilitate the exchange of information and knowledge across the sport sector and all levels of Australian governments. Visit the link above to become a member and access this network.
  • Eat for health - This website includes the Australian Dietary Guidelines, infant deeding guidelines, companion resources, sample meal plans, journalist briefings and media releases.
  • Fitness Australia - Fitness Australia is the national health and fitness industry association and is committed to achieving a fitter, healthier Australia. This website lists registered fitness providers in Tasmania and also as a question and answer section where you can ask any physical activity question and receive expert advice.
  • Heart Foundation – the Heart Foundation aims to save lives and improve health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease. This website provides active living information as well as a number of initiatives aimed at increasing physical activity levels of all Australians.