Partner media releases
VicHealth’s coalitions and partners
Alcohol Policy Coaltion
A collaboration of health agencies – Australian Drug Foundation, Cancer Council Victoria, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, the Heart Foundation and VicHealth – who advocate for evidence based policy to prevent and reduce the harms caused by alcohol to Australians.
Obesity Policy Coalition
A group of leading public health agencies who are concerned about the escalating levels of overweight and obesity, particularly in children. Partners include Diabetes Australia - Vic, Cancer Council Victoria, VicHealth and the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention at Deakin University.
The Parents Jury is an opportunity for parents to express their opinions and advocate for improved children's food and physical activity environments at a local, state and national level. The Parents Jury is Cancer Council Australia, Diabetes Australia Vic, QLD and WA, the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society, VicHealth and YMCA Victoria.
A joint initiative of the Department of Health, VicHealth, Cancer Council Victoria and the Heart Foundation. Smokers wanting to quit can also get more information at www.quit.org.au and by calling the Quitline on 13 QUIT (7848)
SunSmart aims to minimise the human cost of skin cancer in Victoria. It is funded by the VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria.
The National Alliance for Action on Alcohol
A coalition of more than 50 major health and community organisations from across Australia who joined forces in 2010 to lobby for positive changes to address the massive toll alcohol has on the community.