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www.health.nsw.gov.au/obesity/adult/summit/communique.pdf provides facts, figures and solutions discussed at an Obesity summit in New South Wales in September 2002.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au is a government site with facts, recipes, questions and answers linked to healthy eating.
www.diabetes.co.il - The Diabetes Quiz is an educational site to learn about diabetes. The Flash quiz has over 100 questions and topics include: diabetes basics, diet and food, exercise and fitness, stress and relaxation, statistics.
www.public.health.wa.gov.au includes a "Health in Schools" lift-out section, with an electronic version of a publication for Western Australian school health initiatives.
www.kidshealth.org is a comprehensive American site with an abundance of information on a wide range of health topics for teachers, parents and students. The "Kids" section is easy to follow, written in appealing language and well-presented visuals.
www.eatingdisorders.org.au is a comprehensive Victorian site on eating disorders.
www.diabetesaustralia.com.au is a national, informative site on diabetes.
ww.activeaustralia.org is a Federal Government site aimed at increasing physical activity in Australia.
www.chdf.org.au (Children’s Health Development Foundation) is a South Australian site with a range of information on promoting a healthy school community.
www.chdf.org.au provides information on self-esteem in Australian schools.
www.cln.org Select "Subject Areas" then "Health" then "Self Esteem" for a range of great activities and practical strategies. Some of these may also be appropriate to modify for a parent handout.
www.education-world.com can be used as a search for self-esteem activities.
www.adbusters.org is a site dedicated to raising critical awareness of advertising strategies
www.youngmedia.org.au is an Australian site that considers the impact of advertising.
www.media-awareness.ca is an excellent Canadian site with a wealth of ideas appropriate for Australian students on critical analysis of advertising
www.zillions.org is a visually attractive site that gives simple examples of advertising tricks.
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