Category description 06 Dec, 2022

We have been challenged like never before by the global pandemic and extreme weather events, but the resilience of Victorians has shone through. This category recognises a health promotion organisation or program that has been creative and impactful in supporting recovery and improving the health and wellbeing of their community following the impact of recent global or local challenges.

2022 finalists for the Building Back Better Award


Feeling It 2.0

Smiling Mind

Feeling it 2.0  multimedia series

A six-part multimedia series to help years 7-10 pupils better understand and manage their experiences to build wellbeing, while knowing where to turn for additional support if needed.

Feeling It 2.0


Mini Movers in Schools

Leisure Networks

Students running on a sports court as participants in Mini Movers program

Mini Movers is a series of evidence based physical literacy programs that use sport as a vehicle to improve not only physical literacy but also the overall well-being of children. 

Mini Movers


STOKED Surf Therapy

Brophy Family & Youth Services

A group of STOKED Surf Therapy participants on surfboards in the ocean

Teaching surfing as a therapy program for young people aged between 14 to 25 years.



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