Physical activity

Fitness Australia

Ph: 1300 211 311

Provides information about new fitness trends, research and regulations; access to registered fitness professionals and recognised fitness providers (such as gyms); and templates such as pre-exercise screening forms, ideal for workplaces thinking of holding physical activity programs or onsite gyms.

Heart Foundation Tasmania

Ph: 1300 36 27 87
03 6224 2722 Hobart

Has a network of community-based walking groups and more than 45 area co-ordinators which can link to business and help establish a walking group in a workplace or community. Provides information on a healthy body mass index and waist circumference.

Local Government Association of Tasmania

Ph: 03 6233 5966

Provides links to local councils with healthy community initiatives (such as bike tracks, challenges and walking groups).

Premier's Physical Activity Council

Ph: 1800 252 476

Provides information on physical activity benefits, recommendations, activities, events and merchandise (such as pedometers).

Sport and Recreation Tasmania

Ph: 1800 252 476

Provides information on sport and recreation providers, funding and grants, and sport and recreation events and activities.