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Tomorrow people (2008)


Australian Better Health Initiative


Australian Better Health Initiative




Resource package



This resource package is part of the Australian better health initiative's Measure up campaign, a joint federal, state and territory health initiative. Tomorrow people focuses on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can be healthier and live longer. The website has information about how people can improve their health by making a few simple changes to eating habits, and by being more active in daily life. This information includes:

There are posters and radio interviews with well-known Indigenous sports people and media personalities, and a booklet, that promote the messages on the website.

Copies of this resource are not available in hardcopy. The PDF of the booklet and poster can be downloaded from the links below and the advertorials and interviews can also be viewed online.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This resource package has been created to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people understand the importance of, and the way to a healthy lifestyle. The posters, with pictures of Rohanee Cox and Mark Olive, can be used to highlight the message that a healthy diet and regular physical activity can help lead to a healthy body. The radio interviews with other Indigenous media personalities can help to inspire people to be more healthy like their role models. The website contains information for people at all stages of life and includes recipes, and a recommendation for people to talk to their doctors.

Contact details

Department of Health
National Office
Sirius Building
Furzer Street
Woden Town Centre ACT
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: 1800 020 103 or (02) 6289 1555


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Last updated: 15 June 2016
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