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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

Be the Influence – Tackling Binge Drinking

Information is provided for young adults and parents of teenagers about the harms of binge drinking and gives practical supportive advice on alcohol related issues.

Department of Health

Donate life

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

eHealth

Registering for an eHealth record will help you take control of your health and healthcare information. Over time, it will also give your healthcare professionals the information they need to provide you with the best possible care.

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

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android - Helpful smoking quit tips, daily motivational messages and reminders for those planning to start the quitting journey.

Department of Health

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

National Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign

The National Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign was launched by the Australian Government on Sunday 19 November 2006 and concluded on 29 January 2010. This website has information on skin cancer for young people, parents and families, the media, health professionals and the broader community.

Department of Health

Pelvic Floor First

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android - Workouts allows people of all fitness levels and pelvic floor function to undertake pelvic floor safe exercises that protect their pelvic floor muscles.

Continence Foundation of Australia

Pelvic Floor First

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

Continence Foundation of Australia

Quit for You - Quit for Two

iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android - Provides support and encouragement to help you give up smoking if you are pregnant or planning to be.

Department of Health

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

Shape Up Australia

An initiative to help Australians reduce their waist measurements and improve their overall health and wellbeing. There are many everyday changes you can make to help you Shape Up and get on your way to a healthier lifestyle.

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

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android - 11 minutes is all it takes for you to burn on a summer's day in Australia. With a few clicks you can find the weather, temperature, UV level and sun protection times for the day anywhere in Australia. Sun protection times are based on the UV information issued daily by the Bureau of Meteorology.

Bureau of Meteorology

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