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Programs and projects

This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address overweight and obesity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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The programs, projects and lessons learned have been rated to the left. The items are listed by title, but you can also select to list them by reach, focus, start date and end date.


Details and links (where available) relating to relevant programs, projects and lessons learned are collected here.

When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the program, click on the title.

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Title Reach Focus
Active Kooris club VIC
Be active eat well VIC
Eat well be active campaign QLD
Family study of ear health and metabolic diseases in a WA Aboriginal community WA
Good food great kids - Yarra Valley community health service 2002-2004 VIC
Good for kids good for life NSW
HEALInG program: healthy eating activities (and) lifestyles (for) Indigenous groups NSW
HealthLAB project NT
Healthy communities initiative National
Healthy lifestyle program NSW
Healthy living network National
Healthy living program SA
Healthy weight program QLD
Implications of early life and contemporary influences on body composition, mental health, and precursors of chronic diseases in the Aboriginal birth cohort study National
Indigenous obesity program QLD
Lifescripts: advice for healthy living National
Live longer! National
LiveLighter VIC, WA
Living strong program QLD
Lunchbox heroes WA
Metro tomorrow people (Ngulluk koolbaang) WA
Ministry of food program National, QLD
Moree healthy lifestyle group NSW
Move QLD
Move2Change project NSW
NSW knockout weight loss challenge NSW
Obesity, overweight and hospitalisation: identifying targets for interventions to prevent adverse health outcomes National
PEACHâ„¢ adaption project for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families QLD
Predicting heart disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people NT
Rethink sugary drink National
Smarter serve: good food for our community QLD
Smoking, nutrition, alcohol and physical activity (SNAP) into life project WA
Soft drink consumption in Aboriginal communities WA
Study of environment on Aboriginal resilience and child health (SEARCH) NSW
The Aboriginal birth cohort study National
The control of diabetes through weight loss in Indigenous Australians VIC
The relationship of body composition, renal impairment and inflammatory cytokines in Indigenous people with diabetes NT
Water bubbler project WA
Western Australian healthy schools project (WAHSP) WA
Last updated: 18 November 2015
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