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What we do

Your health is our focus

From research and policy to health promotion partnerships, programs and social marketing campaigns, we aim to create a Victoria where everyone can enjoy better health and wellbeing. 

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What is health promotion?

Better health for all 

Health promotion is a set of actions to foster good health and wellbeing. It is not ‘promotion’ as in the sense of the word usually understood. Telling people how to look after their health is just one part of health promotion.

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Our history

30 years+

Established in 1987, VicHealth is the world’s first health promotion foundation.

Our journey so far

Our new 10 year strategy is here

We're reshaping systems together for a healthier, fairer Victoria.

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Reality Check 

A Future Healthy initiative

Calling on young people to take a reality check on how they’re connecting with others for their overall wellbeing.

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What's hiding in a vape?

Vaping and tobacco industries design e-cigarettes with bright packaging and sweet flavours. Only 1 in 3 young people understand what they're hiding.

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Three young women laughing and playing sport outside.

Better health and wellbeing for all Victorians 

We know this looks different for everyone which is why we work in many spaces.

Artwork by Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022

VicHealth acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land. We pay our respects to all Elders past, present and future.

This website may contain images, names and voices of deceased people.

VicHealth acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.

Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more about this artwork.