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Physical activity is ranked second only to tobacco control in being the most important factor in health promotion and disease prevention in Australia.

What we do

We seek to make health gains among Victorians by pre-empting and targeting improvements in health.

Who we are

Learn more about the people who provide leadership and who work to promote good health and prevent chronic disease.


Do you get out of bed each morning knowing that you’re going to make a difference to the health of fellow Victorians?


Health promotion

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and ther

VicHealth Awards

Honouring initiatives, projects, campaigns, health agencies, organisations and teams delivering innovative work to impr

Leading Thinkers initiative

The Leading Thinkers program will connect international thought leaders with senior policymakers and key local experts.

Policies & procedures

VicHealth policies covering Freedom of information and Whistleblowers' protection.