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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.

Letter to editor by VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter ...

There is a need for a deeper understanding of the greater risk of violence faced by women with disabilities.

26.11.2014

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.

21.11.2014

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.

21.11.2014

Fewer trees leave the outer suburbs out in the ...

GUEST OBSERVATION When you look out of your window in the morning, how many trees do you see?

28.11.2014   Property Observer

Letter to editor by VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter ...

Letter to editor by Jerril Rechter, VicHealth CEO, ahead of International Day of People with a Disability on 3 December.

26.11.2014   VicHealth

This is what domestic violence looks like in ...

In her submission to the Senate Inquiry into domestic violence, Rosie Batty, whose son Luke was murdered by her former husband

25.11.2014   Daily Life

Attitudes must be challenged

Today, people across the country will mark White Ribbon Day – Australia’s leading male-led campaign to end violence against women.

25.11.2014   Bendigo Advertiser

White Ribbon Day November 25: We must all work ...

EVERY week a woman is murdered by a current or former lover.

24.11.2014   The Courier-Mail

Global obesity costs on the rise

A new report has warned the global annual cost of obesity has risen to $2.2 trillion.

22.11.2014   Special Broadcasting Service - News

Open Food Network is open for business

TAKE two women, a cup of concern about farming’s future and a love of fresh food. Stir.

21.11.2014   Weekly Times Now

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

Comment: Resettled refugees adopt Australia's ...

Refugees settling in Australia constantly face new challenges.

19.11.2014   Special Broadcasting Service - News

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

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