Obesity in children
An estimated 28% of children and adolescents in Australia are overweight. Read more to find out which children and teenagers are at risk of being obese.
Healthy and active children
Physical activity, healthy eating and a proper rest are key aspects of children’s health. This page provides information and links to resources.
A safe sports environment for children
Learn how sporting groups and parents can provide an environment that is safe, supportive and fair for children who play sport.
Caring for children's feet starts from birth. Find out more about how to look after your child's feet and how to keep them in tiptop condition.
Benefits of physical activity for children
Children over 5 should be physically active for at least 60 minutes each day. Encourage your child to be active and set them up for a healthy life.
Sleep tips for children
Sleep is vital for a child’s growth, learning and development. Find out how much sleep children need, and discover new ways to help them sleep well.
CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people
Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people.
Safe exercise for children
Your child needs to exercise safely, so there are some simple rules to remember. Know how much exercise is right and why warming up is important.
Play with babies and toddlers
Not only is playing fun, but it's also the most effective way for children to learn. By playing, children can practise all the skills they'll need as they grow up.
Safety comes first when you're online
To mark Safer Internet Day and to combat cyberbullying, here are some insights and tips to help keep you and your children safe while online.