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is ranked second only to tobacco control in being the most important factor in health promotion and disease prevention in Australia.
Contains our knowledge base on building health through increasing access to economic resources
Creating Healthy Workplaces: Early Insights from VicHealth pilot projects
This report captures the initial reflections and knowledge emerging from the five Creating Healthy Workplace pilot projects. The primary audience for this report is health promotion practitioners.
Creating Healthy Workplaces publications
VicHealth commissioned five international evidence reviews to build a body of evidence and knowledge about effective workplace health interventions.
VicHealth Letter: Work and Health
This VicHealth Letter explores the broad picture of healthy workplaces and hopes to promote further discussion of what makes for positive changes and what some organisations do to implement positive programs.
Economic cost of job strain
This study found that "job strain", where workers have little control over their job, but who are under high pressure to perform, accounts for 17 per cent of depression in working women and 13 per cent in working men.
Workplace Stress in Victoria: Developing a Systems Approach
As part of its Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan 2003–2006, VicHealth is exploring the links between work, stress and broader health outcomes to gauge the extent of the problem and identify ways of addressing it.
Access to Economic Resources as a determinant of mental health and wellbeing
Mental Health and Wellbeing Research Summary Sheet: Access to Economic Resources as a determinant of mental health and wellbeing.
Promoting Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing through Participation in Economic Activities
The evaluation of these projects explores whether supporting economic participation is an effective tool for promoting mental health among young people.
Mental Health and Work: Issues and Perspectives
Commissioned by Auseinet and developed in collaboration with VicHealth this work features chapters contributed by a variety of national experts in the field.