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Tips to get your family into life

With a few pointers from the tips below, you and your family could get more out of every day. Or, try some of our challenges to really get things rolling!


  • Have fun outside! Time spent playing together with your kids in Canberra's outdoors isn't just fun and great exercise, it also lets your kids practice physical skills like climbing and catching.

  • Join up with another family at the park and form teams to play a game of cricket or soccer.

  • Looking to join a community group or club? Check out what's on offer through ACT Communities Online.

  • Try to set a good example at home by reducing electronic media use for entertainment. Turn off the TV - especially at meal times - and make bedrooms TV and computer free zones.

  • When you stay connected to the people and world around you, you'll be more likely to be able to deal with life's inevitable ups and downs.