The Premier's Sporting Challenge
The Premier's Sporting Challenge is a NSW Government initiative that aims to engage young people in sport and physical activity and encourage them to lead healthy, active lifestyles. The Challenge includes a range of programs with one common purpose: to have more students, more active, more often!
NSW Premier's Sporting Challenge 2010 - Premier's Sporting Challenge website (new window)
NSW School Sport Unit
This Unit within the NSW Department of Education and Training supports appropriate sport programs for all public school students. The website provides resources for teachers, information on sports safety guidelines, opportunities for students with disabilities, a calendar of events and links to regional school sports associations.
School Sport Unit - NSW Department of Education and Training website (new window)
Active After-school Communities Program
Provides information on how schools and their communities can become involved in the Australian Sports Commission’s Active After-school Communities Program.
Participating in Sport: Active After-school Communities - Australian Government, Australian Sports Commission website (new window)
Jump Rope for Heart
Running for over 25 years, the Jump Rope for Heart program is an easy way to inspire your students to become fit and learn fundamental movement skills through skipping.
Jump Rope for Heart 2010 - Heart Foundation website (new window)
Good for Kids Good for Life
Part of the NSW Government’s Live Life Well campaign, Good for Kids Good for Life is all about reducing the burden of chronic diseases. Focusing on children aged 15 and above, the vision for the program is that all children and their families live in a community that supports physical activity and good nutrition.
Good for Kids Good for Life: Parents - NSW Health Department website (new window)
A Healthy and Active Australia
This website provides information and initiatives on healthy eating and regular physical activity to assist all Australians lead healthy and active lives.
A Healthy and Active Australia - Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing website (new window)
NSW Health Department
Developed by NSW Health, the questionnaire helps young people assess their diet and activity levels. It also provides an opportunity for young people, parents and teachers to talk about food, physical activity and health.
Healthy and Active Kids: Kids Healthy Food & Activity Guide - NSW Health Department website (new window)
An initiative of the Australian Government, Measure Up aims to raise awareness of the dangers of poor diet and inactivity. The website provides information on what being active really means and tips to help you get active and stay active.
How Do You Measure Up?: Tips for Getting Active - Measure Up Australian Better Health Initiative website (new window)