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  • 12.07.2018 Shape the pose: a yoga movement in Ballarat to change body image, expectations YOGA instructor Tracey Hargreaves says there is a strong movement in changing body image perception on the mats but...<br/><br/>, but she hoped those who try the initial workshop would feel more confident to move into one of the different yoga classes already on offer. Watch the VicHealth This Girl Can take on how yoga improved Sarah’s body image, below. Ms Hargreaves s… Eyre Peninsula Tribune (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 12.07.2018 Counting the cost of family violence Violence against women and their children is costing Australia $21.7 billion each year, with governments carrying more than a third of the...<br/><br/>of improving equality between women and men will be felt by everyone in our community, not just victims, into the future.“ said Jerril Rechter, CEO of VicHealth. “Significant and ongoing investment in prevention is required if we want t… Pakenham Gazette - Star Community
  • 10.07.2018 NHMRC funding for prevention research The NHMRC has awarded $7.7 million to the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre to continue its work on the prevention of...<br/><br/>Department of Health, the Health Departments of New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia and Tasmania, Cancer Council Australia and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, VicHealth, bringing the total value of t… Health Dispatch
  • 24.06.2018 How Do Young People Find Jobs? – Get Cereal Saturdays 23 June It takes an average of 4.7 years for Australian youth to find purposeful jobs after finishing their education. That’s a bloody long time....… SYN
  • 13.06.2018 Jogging Jessica gees up inactive mums Gunditjmara woman Jessica Lovett-Murray is smashing the guilt many mums feel about making time to be active in a new television campaign...<br/><br/>Can’ campaign, which aims to help women overcome feelings that stop them from being active, including judgement, intimidation and embarrassment. The campaign, run by VicHealth, is based on the viral campaign by Sport England that inspired 3.9 mi… National Indigenous Times
  • 12.06.2018 Seeing stars in the food rating game As governments around the world try to curtail the global obesity crisis, do Australia’s Health Star ratings encourage people to choose...<br/><br/>with collaborators from the University of Melbourne and Deakin University. The two-year project has already been awarded $200,000 by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth), with the results to be submitted to Health Star … Monash University - LENS
  • 12.06.2018 This girl can play sport A Burnside Heights woman is out to dispel the stereotype that older women can’t play sport. Angela Dalla Rosa (pictured) is one of 24...<br/><br/>dispel the stereotype that older women can’t play sport. Angela Dalla Rosa (pictured) is one of 24 Victorian women featured in the VicHealth campaign which aims to help women overcome feelings of judgement, intimidation and embarrassment holding… Star Weekly
  • 11.06.2018 These Women Can: The Rise & Rise Of Women's Cycling If you asked someone to picture a cyclist, odds are they would imagine a middle-aged man in lycra with an expensive bike but there are...<br/><br/>though it’s a labour of love and has seen Wheel Women win a Victorian Sport Award in 2017 as well as McCarthy recently being named an ambassador for VicHealth’s This Girl Can initiative. Stories like this aren’t unique to the women who go throug… Bicycling Australia
  • 09.06.2018 AFL pride game making a profound difference as awareness grows The third annual celebration of LGBTI inclusivity comes amid significant change in the league<br/><br/>stands, the evidence is there to support the fact that pride games do make a difference. After the first AFL pride game in 2015, a VicHealth survey of more than 3,700 AFL fans showed that nearly three in five participants had experienced or witne… The Guardian
  • 06.06.2018 Push for AFL clubs to host their own pride games The AFL is encouraging sports clubs across the country to host their own Pride Cup to promote LGBTIQ+ inclusion and...<br/><br/>added: “Pride Cup harnesses the power of sport to make sure every LGBTIQ+ person feels welcome and supported in their local club." A VicHealth survey of more than 3,700 fans found that nearly three out of five participants had experienced or wit… SBS (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 06.06.2018 A game for all - For North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroo, Emma Kearney, today marked another important step towards progress and inclusion in football....<br/><br/>not just multicultural or religious, but it's being LGBTQI … we need to be inclusive every single day. From a health perspective, Stefan Grun from VicHealth, emphasized how inclusion can have a direct impact on life outcomes. “An LGBTQI person … North Melbourne Football Club
  • 06.06.2018 AFLW: Kearney excited for Roos debut A MOVE to North Melbourne was in the back of Emma Kearney's mind as soon as the club was granted a licence to play in the NAB AFL Women's...… Australian Football League
  • 06.06.2018 Push for Australian sporting clubs to host their own pride games We Are Pride campaign launched at AFL House AFL pride game takes place this weekend in Melbourne… The Guardian
  • 06.06.2018 Tigers’ prep talk for Cardinia’s women By Rowan Forster It began with a 90-second video clip that inspired 3.9 million British women to get active. On Tuesday, the “This Girl...… Pakenham Gazette - Star Community
  • 01.06.2018 LETTER: Butt out and make big changes to tobacco World No Tobacco Day offers a time to reflect and celebrate the important milestones which have seen smoking...… Sunraysia Daily (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

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