VicHealth focuses on strengthening social connections to improve health and wellbeing – both mental and physical.

Action plan

Building health through arts and new media is the VicHealth action plan for improving health through social connection

MOTION program

The MOTION program fuses creative community engagement with increased physical activity to build social connection.

Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Challenge: Arts is looking for new ideas which can achieve physical and mental wellbeing by bringing peo

Local government

The LEAP program encourages greater social engagement through arts and cultural activities.

Technology programs

Technology provides many opportunities for new and creative initiatives that promote participation, social connection a

Past projects

VicHealth supports a range of social connection, arts and new media projects with a variety of partners.

Useful links

Resources to help you find further information about how social connection improves health.