Overall, the three risk factors that account for the most disease burden in Australia are dietary risks, high body-mass index and tobacco smoking1. A number of health promotion campaigns are running across Australia to inspire you to live a healthy and active life. These campaigns are listed below and you can click a link for more information.
The H3O Challenge - Victoria
Don’t forget to have a full water bottle handy during a Gymnastics for over 55s class. Save money, improve your health and increase your chance at losing weight by drinking lots of water.
For more information, visit h30challenge.com.au
Better Health Channel - Victoria
Regular health checks can prevent many diseases and catch others before it’s too late to change their course.
For more information and tips for better health, visit betterhealth.vic.gov.au
My health for life
In health alliance with a number of organisations including Diabetes Queensland, the Heart Foundation and the Stroke Foundation, My health for life will help people, at high risk of developing chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes, make healthy lifestyle changes.
For more information on the program and to check your risk, visit www.myhealthforlife.com.au