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  • 18.03.2019 This Girl Can Week will be held across Victoria THIS GIRL CAN WEEK TO ADDRESS IMPACT OF SHAMING ON WOMEN’S PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVELS New research from health promotion foundation...). Sport England used National Lottery funding to create the This Girl Can campaign in 2015. VicHealth is the first organisation in the world to license the campaign from Sport England. VicHealth is promoting This Girl Can – Victoria in… Daily Bulletin
  • 17.03.2019 Fitness: Women say they are shamed into quitting exercise by partners, children — and other women Worries about appearance and ability are stopping most Victorian women getting physically active. And these fears...… The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 16.03.2019 Ballarat mum Sharon Dundas rocks up to show This Girl Can | Video FOR Sharon Dundas, pulling on the sneakers and trying something different was about leading by example. The...enough to take time out and move our body for physical and mental wellbeing. It means being real, having fun and celebrating what we can do." VicHealth's edgy campaign, featuring everyday women getting sweaty and jiggly, has inspired more than 18… The Courier (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 15.03.2019 This girl, all girls, can get active next week ECHUCA women, it’s time to get hot and sweaty. Local women are being encouraged to jump on board VicHealth’s inaugural This Girl Can Week,...ECHUCA women, it’s time to get hot and sweaty. Local women are being encouraged to jump on board VicHealth’s inaugural This Girl Can Week, kicking off on Monday. Running from March 18 to 24, the week aims to help women overcome the fear of judg… Riverine Herald
  • 15.03.2019 Why eating too much salt is easy – and how to cut back | The New Daily Treating yourself to a tasty ham and cheese toasty for a quick work-day breakfast? What about that fast-food weekend treat or ready-meal...one teaspoon of fish sauce burns through a whopping 96 per cent, according to a November 2018 report by The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation. The George Institute followed up that gloomy news with another rep… The New Daily
  • 14.03.2019 Kids hit their stride during walk to school Baw Baw Shire kids have shown getting to school is a walk in the park with more than 1,190 local students from 12 schools participating in...participating in VicHealth’s Walk to School program. The students were among the thousands of Victorian students who collectively walked, rode and scooted more than 1.7 million kilometres to and from school – the equivalent of over 41,000 maratho… Local Government Focus
  • 14.03.2019 Wellness and mental health apps: are they worth it? There have been many times in the last few months that I’ve had to turn to a meditation app to help me sleep. With...before the five minute body scan is up. Does this mean health apps work? Or am I just enjoying a soothing placebo effect?  Maybe; a recent VicHealth and Deakin University study found even the "good" apps (scientifically verified and not too costl… The Age (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 09.03.2019 Men don’t perceive five or more drinks as risky, study finds A recent study has found that men underestimate the number of drinks that can lead to injury or disease, with some mistakenly believing the...in and spewed it up again,” one research participant wrote. The findings have prompted VicHealth to recently announce about $500,000 new funding to address risky drinking cultures among men in the community. VicHealth’s Men’s Risky Drink… The New Daily
  • 07.03.2019 The fight for gender equality in sport is far from over Let's celebrate progress in sport, but also acknowledge there is still much to be done.… Brisbane Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 05.03.2019 VicHealth’s This Girl Can Week: Women can get into action MILDURA women are being encouraged to try and get active as part of VicHealth’s This Girl Can Week. This Girl Can...MILDURA women are being encouraged to try and get active as part of VicHealth’s This Girl Can Week. This Girl Can Week starts on March 18. MILDURA women are being encouraged to try and get active as part of VicHealth’s This Girl Can Week… Sunraysia Daily (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 05.03.2019 Salty taste in Aussie kids mouths Australian children are often consuming an entire day's maximum recommended salt intake in just one meal. A new report from The George...often consuming an entire day's maximum recommended salt intake in just one meal. A new report from The George Institute for Global Health, Vic Health and the Heart Foundation analysed the salt content in kids' meals from four major fas… 9News
  • 05.03.2019 The 'staggering' amount of salt in Australian kids' fast food meals Most parents know fast food restaurants are not a healthy choice. However, what many may not know is that some...that is putting them at risk of high blood pressure, strokes and heart attacks later in life. An infographic released by the Heart Foundation and VicHealth. Farrand says that many food manufacturers, including fast food outlets, argue high salt c… The Age (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 03.03.2019 Alcohol key to men’s socialising, with peer pressure rife Men are discounting the dangers of heavy drinking and many feel they can’t socialise with other men, even close...A new study from VicHealth and Monash University, out today, also found that the only time men think it’s acceptable to intervene when a mate is drinking too much is if the person is about to drive. VicHealth is encouraging community gr… The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 27.02.2019 Surf Coast Shire data shows bad diet, inactivity leading to 45 per cent overweight or obese media_cameraSurf Coast council stats show 45 per cent of residents are overweight or obese.consumption guidelines. A staggering 30.2 per cent consume sugar-sweetened beverages daily, once or several times a week. “The VicHealth Indicators Survey 2015 suggests that Surf Coast Shire residents are doing comparatively better than the state… Geelong Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 27.02.2019 Act of homophobic vandalism leads to further push for inclusion in sport When rainbow flags were ripped down and destroyed before a Pride Cup game in 2016, wheels of change were set in motiongay in 2012, spearheading a national campaign to tackle homophobia in sport, culminating in the founding of Pride Cup Australia. Pride Cup Australia and VicHealth also launched a new handbook this week as a resource offering case-studies, tips an… The Guardian

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