Healthy communities challenge

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A list of useful Queensland Government open datasets are tagged on

  • $13.8 billion – estimated cost of physical inactivity on the Australian economy
  • Insufficient physical activity is one of the leading risk factors for death worldwide
  • Physical activity reduces the risk of disease
  • Physical activity provides mental and social benefits

What is your solution?

We suggest you use the following two Queensland Government open datasets on

  1. Queensland, Sport, Exercise, and Recreation Survey 2015
  2. Queensland, Sport, Exercise, and Recreation Survey 2016

Locating open data

Queensland Government open data is accessible at Search for other government open data at and local government websites.

Below is a list of open datasets and resources you might like to use for this challenge.

Open datasets

  1. Sport Planning Tool
  2. ABS – Participation in Sport and Rec (2013-2014)
  3. ABS - Census


  1. AusPlay Survey
  2. The Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey (ERASS (2010)
  3. Clearinghouse for sport – Australian Sport Policy
  4. Queensland recreation sport and arts