Free Online Program For Seniors: Healthy and Active for Life is a free and online healthy lifestyle program for people aged 60 years and over, and Aboriginal people aged 45 years and over, living in the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD). It is designed for people living at home who wish to increase their confidence, knowledge and skills to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. Each program runs for 10 weeks during the NSW school term. The next program begins on 12th July and registrations are now open. Participants will also receive phone call support at a time that suits them. For further information or to book, visit: https://www.activeandhealthy.nsw.gov.au/home/healthy-and-active-for-life-online/
Canberra’s Cultural Icons: A distinctive collaboration between 12 of Canberra’s national attractions is set to position the city as a leading cultural destination. The ‘Cultural Icons’ campaign, the first of its kind, will focus on how Canberra’s cultural attractions are ‘Made of Australia’, with all Australians able to find themselves reflected across the 12 icons. The Cultural Icons are:
• National Library of Australia
• National Gallery of Australia
• Questacon • National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
• National Museum of Australia
• Australian War Memorial
• Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
• Australian Parliament House
• National Archives of Australia
• Royal Australian Mint
• National Portrait Gallery
• National Capital Authority The campaign launched last week and will run until 31st August.
Funding For Veterans’ Health Week: Veterans and their families in the Riverina and Central West are encouraged to increase their physical activity, with $200,000 in funding available nationally to assist community groups and ex-service organisations with planning and hosting Veterans’ Health Week events from 16th to 24th October. Ex-service and community groups are encouraged to apply for $720 in funding to support their activities. For more information visit the Veterans’ Health Week page on the DVA website, call 1800 838 372 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications close on 10th September.
Breastscreen Van In Parkes: The mobile screening van will be in Parkes until Friday, 9th July at the Little Theatre Carpark. BreastScreen NSW provides free mammograms to eligible women aged between 50 and 74 across. A screening mammogram is one of the most important things women can do for their health. No referral is needed. To book a mammogram with Breast-Screen NSW, call 13 20 50 or visit book. breastscreen.nsw.gov.au.