How to calculate a child’s weight status

Watch the video to learn how to plot the body mass index (BMI) for age on a growth chart

Healthy shopping

Hear from Dr Kean Seng Lim, General Practitioner at Mt Druitt Medical Centre and AMA (NSW) Vice President 2017 discuss childhood overweight and obesity and what health professionals can do to help their patients using a virtual shopping tour.

Download the video here

Assessing and Managing Children Above a Healthy Weight GP17 Lecture

Hear Professor Louise Baur and Dr Shirley Alexander, Specialist Paediatricians, explain how health professionals can accurately assess a child’s weight status, discuss the topic with families and provide families with resources and service referrals for positive lifestyle change.


Hear from Go4Fun® participants and how it affected them and their families.

Tackling childhood obesity in different cultural and socioeconomic contexts

Hear a webinar by Dr Natalie Cochrane and Dr Jessica Watson about childhood obesity in the context of different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. The webinar was held on the 18 July 2018 and facilitated by RACGP.

Also view the video on the RACGP webpage here.


Listen to a podcast by Professor Louise Baur on childhood obesity by clicking here.

Raising the issue

Listen to Professor Louise Baur, Dr Kyra Sim and Clinical Nurse Consultant Joanne Henderson about raising the issue and discussing a child’s weight status.

Child experience with being above a healthy weight

Video of a parent and child looking to make changes following the experiences of another child.