“Know Your bones” this World Osteoporosis Day

Experts urge Aussies to “Know Your bones” this World Osteoporosis Day   New report released reveals under-investigation & under-treatment of osteoporosis in those at risk Healthy Bones Australia has today released the second edition ‘Know Your Bones Community Risk Report (2021) for World Osteoporosis Day (Wednesday, October 20, 2021) and is calling for earlier investigation… Read more »

Healthy Bones Australia receives funding for critical health pilot

Healthy Bones Australia has received a grant from the Federal Department of Health from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)* to conduct a research pilot with GPs. The project will review a national approach for fracture prevention. Working with select GP sites over 2 years the project will analyse data and evaluate outcomes from a… Read more »

Announcement of new Medical Director

Healthy Bones Australia is pleased to introduce A/Professor Peter Wong as the new Medical Director and Chair of the Healthy Bones Australia Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee. A/Professor Wong is Senior Staff Specialist Rheumatologist at Westmead Hospital, Sydney. A/Professor Wong has worked professionally in Melbourne and Sydney and regularly visits the regional centre of Coffs… Read more »

Healthy Bones Australia announces new Chair

Healthy Bones Australia announces the appointment of a new Chair, Professor Peter Ebeling AO. Professor Ebeling has been the long-standing Medical Director of the organisation and is committed to improving bone health in Australia. Outgoing Chair John Hewson was instrumental in forming Healthy Bones Australia (formerly Osteoporosis Australia), recognising the need for an independent organisation… Read more »

New Exercise Tips for Bones

A new Healthy Bones Australia Exercise Guide is now available as part of our new website focusing on 3 types of exercises for bone health. It shows examples of exercises that can be done at home or working with a personal trainer. Exercise expert Professor Belinda Beck says “research has shown us that when it comes… Read more »

Introducing Healthy Bones Australia!

Nation’s staggering 173,000 broken bones prompts urgent call to prioritise bone health Osteoporosis Australia rebrands as ‘Healthy Bones Australia’ & launches educational resource hub Osteoporosis Australia announced its official rebrand as ‘Healthy Bones Australia’ today (Tuesday, February 9) to reinforce the importance of prevention, in response to the concerning 173,000 broken bones sustained by the… Read more »

Personal Stories – Living with Poor Bone Health

Helen Dalley, Patron Healthy Bones Australia says “we are fortunate to have some strong and amazing women sharing their personal experiences with poor bone health and osteoporosis. Their stories are an important reminder that bone health is part of your general health and early investigation of risk factors is critical to reduce the impact of… Read more »

Visit our online Resource Hub

In our Resource Hub you will find a range of fact sheets on the types of medical risk factors for poor bone health and osteoporosis. This section also includes  a broad range of useful links and services, Explore Here