40th Edition VicHealth Letter

VicHealth Letter: Issue 40

In the latest edition of the VicHealth Letter, we take a look back at some of the publication's highlights. More

VicHealth Arts Innovation Challenge

Innovation Challenge: Arts

The Innovation Challenge: Arts is an initiative which is looking for new ideas to achieve physical and mental wellbeing by bringing people together to be involved in active and participatory arts activities. More

Beyond the bubble wrap: Understanding parents’ fears in allowing their children to play and travel independently

To investigate the role that parental fear plays in shaping children’s independence and physical activity, and find solutions to help parents give their children greater freedom, VicHealth has initiated and funded a three-year study (2012 to 2015), undert More

Australians' attitudes to violence against women

Findings from the 2013 National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS). This survey tells us how far we have come in challenging a culture that allows violence against women to occur. More

Funding open – Increasing Female Participation in Sport Initiative

VicHealth wants to work with State Sporting Associations (SSAs) that are committed and have capacity to get more females in Victoria regularly active through sport, and champion women's sport and health.

Research reveals schoolies alcohol harm

New research has revealed young people are consuming an average of nearly nine standard alcoholic drinks a session during Schoolies Week celebrations.


Letter to editor by VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter ...

Men have a key role to play in changing attitudes which enable violence against women to continue.


VicHealth Chair and Deputy Chair announced

VicHealth is pleased to announce that Professor Emeritus John Catford has been appointed Chair of the VicHealth Board and Nicole Livingstone OAM will step into the role of Deputy Chair.


Men unite against domestic violence

November 25 will mark White Ribbon Day – Australia’s leading male-led campaign to end violence against women.

21.11.2014   Sunraysia Daily

What would an anti-sexism school curriculum look ...

When we talk about preventing men's violence against women, we often direct the conversation to how we can change adult men's behaviour.

21.11.2014   Daily Life

Podcast #1 in a new series: Alcohol marketing ...

GrogWatch is excited to share the first in a new series of podcasts produced by Victoria’s Alcohol Policy Coalition (APC).

18.11.2014   Grog Watch

White Ribbon Day: Time to make a change

Women and children are paying a “horrendous price” for family violence in Australia, White Ribbon CEO Libby Davies says.

18.11.2014   The Weekly Review Bayside

White Ribbon Day: Speaking up to let others know ...

Amanda used to suffered in silence.

18.11.2014   The Weekly Review Bayside

Dogs in the office: Man's best friend makes for ...

It has long been said that dogs are a man's best friend, but they are increasingly becoming good company in the workplace.

15.11.2014   ABC [The Drum]

McDonald’s once again slammed by the advertising ...

Fast food giant McDonald’s has once again fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Board for marketing unhealthy food to children.

14.11.2014   SmartCompany

Anti-sexual harassment taskforce to stop 'shameless ...

Victims of sexual harassment and discrimination within Victoria Police will have their complaints examined by the human

13.11.2014   The Canberra Times

VicHealth CEO urges the arts to show greater ...

It's time for arts organisations to make a move. Literally.

13.11.2014   ArtsHub Australia

Ararat finalist

Ararat Rural City Council is a finalist in 2014 Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Awards.

13.11.2014   The Weekly Advertiser

Family violence: Time for men to take respon ...

“Absolutely I’ve been violent.

12.11.2014   The Weekly Review Melbourne Times

Nomination reward for helping healthier life ...

A WODONGA program helping residents towards a healthier and more physical lifestyle is in the running for two state awards.

11.11.2014   The Border Mail

VicHealth plans elderly flash mob event for White ...

Elderly flash mobs dancing in the street might not seem like a bona fide health strategy at first glance.

11.11.2014   The Canberra Times

Gym programs target teens and tweens

Today's couch-potato kids get back to physical basics.

09.11.2014   Beaudesert Times

Fussy toddlers: How to raise a good eater

THERE’S a photo from 1978 of my daughter Kate, taken at about six months old.


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