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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Tomorrow people (2008)

Author

Australian Better Health Initiative

Publisher

Australian Better Health Initiative

City

Canberra

Type

Resource package

 

Description

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.

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

National
MDP 303
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Email: info@measureup.gov.au

ACT
GPO Box 825
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6207 9527
Email: healthpromotion@act.gov.au

NSW
Locked Mail Bag 961
North Sydney NSW 2059
Ph: (02) 9391 9000
Email: nswhealth@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

NT
Nutrition Policy Officer
Nutrition and Physical Activity Program
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8985 8021
Email: sitemaster.ths@nt.gov.au

Qld
Senior Health Promotion Officer Social Marketing
Health Promotion Unit QLD Health
PO Box 2368
Fortitude Valley BC Qld 4006
Email:swapit_qld@health.qld.gov.au

SA
PO Box 287
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: (08) 8226 6329
Email: hpb@health.sa.gov.au

Tas
5/25 Argyle Street
Hobart Tas 7000
Ph: 1800 671 738
Email: public.health@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Vic
Phone: 1300 739 899
Email: goforyourlife@dhs.vic.gov.au

WA
Campaign queries, electronic resources and cookbooks
Ph: (08) 9222 4478
Email: PHPBadmin.royalst@health.wa.gov.au
For tape measures and consumer booklets
Ph: 1300 518 963
Email: www.health.wa.gov.au/ordering

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.

Links

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Last updated: 25 July 2012
 
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