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.
Exercise and mental health
Cardiovascular activity is good for your body, reducing the risk of illness and disease. It’s also good for your mind, because exercise helps pump blood to the brain.
Health benefits of swimming
Swimming is a great low-impact activity you can do at any age. These tips will help you get started.
Irritability and feeling on edge
Trying different relaxation techniques when you recognise the early signs of irritation and tension can help you unwind and relax.
There are several measures that an older person can take to help prevent a fall. Find out about fall prevention.
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.
CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people
Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people.
Depression in children
If your child has symptoms of depression, it's best to seek professional help. Find out more about depression and children.
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.