About Us

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ACARA - Health & PE Shape paper - ACHPER response
ACHPER National's response to ACARA for feedback on the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education Shape Paper is available below. ACHPER has played a crucial role in lobbying the place of Health & PE in the Australian Curriculum. Click Here to download response.

ACHPER is a professional association that caters for students and professionals in a wide range of areas. ACHPER is concerned with the provision and quality of physical activity, recreation, personal development, health promotion and education in all education institutions from pre-primary through to the tertiary sector. ACHPER allows the opportunity for people in various interest areas to meet, share ideas, network and develop relationships.

ACHPER has 4 main areas of focus:

  • Physical Education & Sport
  • Recreation
  • Health Education
  • Dance

ACHPER provides up to date information on strategies, research, policy information and projects aimed at creating community awareness about a healthy lifestyle. Useful resources are a major part of membership. These resources include ACHPER Matters, a publication that covers our focus areas, The ACHPERTISER, State newsletter which updates ACHPER (SA) activities, and a National Publication (either the Healthy Lifestyles Journal or the Active & Healthy Magazine).

For more information on becoming an ACHPER member, please click here