News & Updates
08 May 2023
This May advocacy update includes some exciting news and initiatives from AUSactive. Our CEO was elected as Chair of World Active, we launched the Healthy Life Report 2023, presented recommendations to government to save Medicare, and continued our efforts to advocate for AUSactive professionals who conduct programs in outdoor open spaces. We also held a virtual Local Government Forum to discuss health and wellbeing initiatives and services to encourage and support councils to deliver physical activity programs in their community.
14 April 2023
More than 40 national federation from 5 continents elected the Council! Barrie Elvish as the Chair will lead the platform to the final phase – the launch of the World Active Federation!
06 April 2023
This latest advocacy update includes updates on the Small Business and Franchising Consultative Committee, VicHealth Jumpstart Grant, and Meetings with Politicians.
10 March 2023
It’s been another big month for advocacy across the country.
01 March 2023
AUSactive’s budget proposal provides ongoing solutions to our health crisis, will improve the physical and mental health of Australians and save the Government money by preventing chronic disease in the first place and mitigating conditions for those who are experiencing health problems.
24 January 2023
AUSactive’s continuous advocacy work across Australia has paved the way for Certificate III and IV in Fitness now being recognised as Fee-Free TAFE courses in New South Wales and the Northern Territory for the 2023 intake year.
20 December 2022
As the peak association for the Australian health and fitness industry, representing members through advocacy with government, councils and other stakeholders is an important responsibility.
08 December 2022
While New South Wales lays claim to the most populated state or territory in Australia, alarmingly in raw numbers, this also puts the state in top spot when it comes to levels of physical inactivity – a concerning statistic AUSactive says should be top of mind in the NSW 2023 State Election next March.
06 December 2022
With the longer days and warmer months upon us, our industry sees a steady increase in members visiting and joining gyms and other health & fitness facilities.