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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin

Take the challenge



Take the challenge is a nutrition and physical activity program designed for teachers to involve their students in healthy lifestyle behaviours.

Classes 'virtually travel' through a selected route, throughout Western Australia, by participating in physical activity and healthy lifestyle lessons relating to key messages. Classes can Take the challenge as part of a fun annual competition coordinated by regional population health units or can be used by teachers as a general resource at any time.

The program aims to promote healthy lifestyle behaviours by:

Funded by Healthway, the program is the result of collaboration between WA Country Health Services, the Education sector, Diabetes WA, Cancer Council, WA School Canteen Association, Food Bank, WA Health Promoting Schools Association and the Heart Foundation.

South Metropolitan Area Health Service abstract


Email: takethechallenge@health.wa.gov.au

Related publications

Western Australian Department of Education (2011)

Take the challenge.

Retrieved 2011 from http://www.det.wa.edu.au/curriculumsupport/physicalactivity/detcms/navigation/teaching-and-learning-support/take-the-challenge/?oid=Article-id-11480112

Take the challenge is aresource package which includes:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract


Last updated: 12 May 2015
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