Research + Information

  • Australia's Health 2020
    A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare giving an overview of health in Australia.

  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Older People
    The Australian Institute of Health and Welfaire's topic homepage for the health and welfare of Australia's older generation (65 years and over) containing regularly updated reports, findings and data.

  • AMA Position Statement on Physical Activity
    The Australian Medical Association's position on physical activity, includes research and statistics on current levels of activity/inactivity and the importance of being active across the lifespan.

  • National physical activity recommendations for older Australians: Discussion Document
    The National Ageing Research Institute was commissioned by The Department of Health and Ageing to review the evidence and develop physical activity recommendations for older people.

  • Recommendations on physical activity for health for older Australians
    The current general recommendations on physical activity for older adults, from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

  • Physical Activity and Older Adults
    Information on the recommended levels of physical activity for older adults (65 years and over) from the World Health Organisation, including links to the related documents for children (5-17 years) and adults (18-64 years).