Guidelines & Statements

Healthy Bones Australia, formerly Osteoporosis Australia, provides the following latest clinical guidelines and position statements which have been developed with Australia’s leading experts and researchers in collaboration with relevant professional associations.

RACGP and Osteoporosis Australia Clinical Guidelines

Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and management in postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age.

Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and management in postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age.

Position Statement on the Management of Osteoporosis – FifthEdition

Position Statement on the Management of Osteoporosis February 2023

This Position Statement was first issued following a National Forum in 2019 with leading Australian bone health experts to provide concise and current guidance on common issues requiring clarification for GPs, including:

  • identification;
  • investigation; and
  • treatment options/duration for patients at risk

This fifth edition (February 2023) complements current RACGP Guidelines.

Calcium and Vitamin D Position Statement

Position Statement on latest evidence for role of calcium and vitamin D

Position Statement on latest evidence for role of calcium and vitamin D as reviewed by the Bone Health Australia (formerly Osteoporosis Australia) Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee. February 2022.

Exercise and Sports Science Australia Exercise Position Statement

exercise prescription for the prevention and management of osteoporosis

Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) position statement on exercise prescription for the prevention and management of osteoporosis. 2016.