Australian Government - Department of Health
A Healthy and Active Australia
A Healthy and Active Australia

Recommendations and Guidelines

Australia currently has a range of guidelines and recommendations for various population groups regarding physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and healthy eating.

Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour

Make your move – Sit less – Be active for life!

Regardless of how young or old you are, there are physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines available for you.
National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years
Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Children (5-12 years)
Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Young People (13-17 years)
Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Adults (18-64 years)
Choose Health: Be Active – A physical activity guide for older Australians
Move your move – Sit less – Be active for life! A resource for Families

Nutrition

Eat for Health – Australian Dietary Guidelines