AUSactive launches new era of National Awards

AUSactive has today launched a new era of awards for Australia’s health and exercise industry, with the National Awards Program 2022 now expanded to 28 individual, business and community awards honouring the growing sector. From today, AUSactive members, as well as wider community groups, can enter the National Awards Program, that has been significantly revamped…hello


Welcome to the second edition of AUSactive’s new REACTIVATED Magazine – a dedicated e-magazine keeping you informed. This edition is bursting with content – a Spotlight On Chris Atkins from Body and Mind 2000, an in depth research feature on Aqua exercise, plus a look into mental fitness – and much more! Welcome to REACTIVATED,…hello

The fitness industry needs certainty and support

Victorian Opposition champions call for industry stimulus Supporting community health, wellbeing and getting business back on track remains the key priority for Government as we move beyond the Covid pandemic. According to Deputy Leader of the Opposition David Southwick MP, the current State Government has consistently overlooked and neglected Victoria’s fitness sector. The impact of…hello

Two cheers for the Victorian Government

AUSactive applauds the Victorian Government for removing the requirement for mask wearing in gyms from midnight this Friday; obstacles preventing Victorians from being able to return to gyms has been problematic for both gym goers and gym managers. Recent research by Deakin University commissioned by AUSactive identified prior to COVID-19 lockdowns, 51% of exercise-based energy…hello

ISEAL Fitness Industry Research

AUSactive formerly Fitness Australia and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL) at Victoria University have established a collaborative and innovative project that will provide evidence and promote best practice for the Health and Fitness Industry in Australia. This work will build upon research initiatives being conducted in the United Kingdom, delivering regular…hello


The ExerciseSafe initiative supports AUSactive’s commitment for the fitness industry to deliver high quality, safe and effective services to the public. As part of this commitment, AUSactive formerly Fitness Australia and Sports Medicine Australia, together with the Australian Research Council, have supported the Australian Fitness Industry Risk Management (AFIRM) Project. The AFIRM Project has brought…hello

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