Longitudinal Study of Australian Children's Child Health CheckPoint

Welcome to the Child Health CheckPoint of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC)!LSAC-logo

The Child Health CheckPoint is a new phase of the Growing Up in Australia study. It's a once-off physical health check in 2014-15.

The aim is to learn more about the health of young Australians as they pass through the 'checkpoint' between being children and teenagers. Therefore, it involves the younger LSAC children, born in 2003-4.

Because the CheckPoint needs special equipment and skills, its staff are from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and are supervised by Growing Up in Australia's senior health researchers.

LSAC's main waves have happened every 2 years since 2004. After the 6th wave, we are inviting 11 and 12 year olds to take part in health activities which tell us about heart and lung health, fitness, strength,  vision, diet, activGirl Running 2ity and more.

Find out more by clicking inside the box on the right.

Contact us:

Child Health CheckPoint

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
The Royal Children's Hospital
Flemington Road
PARKVILLE VIC 3052

Phone: 1800 784 748 (free call except from mobiles)

Email: LSAC.ChildHealthCheckPoint@mcri.edu.au