Health Promotion creates conditions for the whole population to remain healthy and out of hospital. To discover more about Health Promotion view 'About Health Promotion' and our
Northern Sydney Population Health Improvement Plan for more on our programs and projects.
Munch & Move is a NSW Health initiative, supported by Health Promotion, that supports the healthy development of children from birth to 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating, water as a drink, breastfeeding and reduced small screen time.
Live Life Well @ School is a primary school based initiative by NSW Health and school sectors in NSW. Supported by Health Promotion, the program aims to get more students, more active, more often; as well as focussing on healthy eating habits.
Go4Fun is a free program for NSW children aged 7 to 13 who are above a healthy weight, and their families. The program supports children to become fitter, healthier and happier.
Health Promotion offers prenatal and postnatal education courses for expectant parents. Courses cover preparation for birth, parenting and exercise programs.
Get fit, feel great and have fun at one of our Healthy Lifestyle physical activity courses for older adults. Choose from gentle exercise, falls prevention, Yoga, Tai Chi and much more.
Stepping On is an exciting, friendly and free falls prevention program for seniors. It’s designed to build knowledge, strength and confidence to remain independent at home.
The first 2000 days of life is a critical time for physical, cognitive, social and emotional health. Our Early Years projects aim to provide children with the healthiest start in early life:
The school years are a critical period to establish healthy habits and create a healthy future for our children and young people. Our projects and programs aim to provide the best opportunity for children to achieve healthy lifestyles:
Keeping physically active and safe as we age is vital. These projects give older adults the information, tools and opportunity to achieve this.
Alcohol is the most widely used recreational drug and smoking is the leading cause of disease and premature death in NSW. We focus on reducing alcohol availability and reducing smoking in settings.
We run a range of physical activity, educational and parenting courses for the community:
Health Promotion works to create health promoting environments that increase physical activity, healthy food environments and promote healthier environments in general.