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Health promotion

A Healthy and Active Australia

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.

Department of Health

Donate life

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Encourages people to register their decision about becoming an organ and/or tissue donor and to discuss their decision with family and friends. Discover the facts about organ and tissue donation.

Australian Organ and Tissue Authority

Drinking Nightmare

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The National Binge Drinking Campaign. Along with a range of initiatives, aims to reduce harms associated with drinking to intoxication by young Australians.

Department of Health

Fight Flu Campaign resources

National Health and Medical Research Council page with links to download resources, including multi-language flyers, related to the Fight Flu Campaign.

National Health and Medical Research Council

My QuitBuddy

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Helpful smoking quit tips, tracking systems to chart your progress, daily motivational messages and reminders for those planning to start the quitting journey.

Australian National Preventive Health Agency

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Offers testing to people turning 50, 55, 60 or 65 years of age. Bowel cancer can be treated successfully if detected in its early stages, but currently less than 40 per cent of bowel cancers are detected early.

Department of Health

National cervical screening program

Promotes routine screening with Pap smears every two years for women between the ages of 18 and 69 years.

Department of Health

National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre

Provides consumer-oriented research into productive ageing to improve the quality of life of people aged 50 and over.

National Seniors Australia

Pelvic Floor First

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Encourages pelvic floor safe exercises so that people don't experience unwanted side effects such as bladder and bowel problems.

Continence Foundation of Australia

Pelvic Floor First

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Customised workouts allow people of all fitness levels and pelvic floor function to undertake pelvic floor safe exercises to reduce the risk of bladder and bowel problems.

Continence Foundation of Australia

Pregnancy Pelvic Floor Plan

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Teaches you how to exercise your pelvic floor muscles to maintain or improve bladder control and also provides practical information and tips on bladder and bowel health.

Continence Foundation of Australia

Quit for You – Quit for Two

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Provides support and encouragement to help you give up smoking if you are pregnant or planning to be.

Australian National Preventive Health Agency

Quitnow – National Tobacco Campaign

The quitnow National Tobacco Campaign web site provides smokers with motivation and support to help them stop smoking. Includes links to campaign materials.

Department of Health

STIs - Sexually Transmissible Infections

Think STIs don't happen to people like you? You could have an STI without even knowing as many STIs don't have symptoms. Information on chlamydia, gonorrhoea, herpes, HIV/AIDS, HPV, syphilis and other STIs.

Department of Health

SunSmart

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Lets you find a 7 day weather forecast and the UV level and sun protection times for your local area in Australia. Personalise the sun protection alert to remind you of the daily sun protection times or use the vitamin D Tracker to find out if you are getting enough UV exposure. Sun protection times are based on the UV information issued daily by the Bureau of Meteorology.

SunSmart Victoria