Category description 06 Dec, 2022

All Victorians deserve to live healthy happy lives. This category recognises a health promotion organisation or program that works to support Victorians facing greater barriers to health and wellbeing, including, but not limited to, people with disability, people on low incomes, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people living in regional/rural areas and LGBTIQ+ Victorians.

2022 finalists for the Driving Health Equity Award



Joey and the Heatwave

Enliven Victoria

Addressing climate change vulnerability and susceptibility among young migrant families in Melbourne’s South East, particularly among mothers and children, through a culturally-responsive, co-designed children’s storybook titled Joey and The Heatwave.

Joey and the Heatwave



Feed Me Right

Barwon Child, Youth & Family

Participants holding dishes of food as part of the Feed Me Right program

Feed Me Right targets the health and wellbeing of young people experiencing homelessness in the Geelong region through healthy food start-up packs, group cooking classes and food literacy education.

Feed Me Right



Hawks for All - Inclusive Schools Program

Hawks Community Foundation

Young students in wheelchairs as part of the Hawks for All program

Giving students a better understanding of disability and to build empathy, all while learning to play AFL Blind and Wheelchair AFL.

Hawks for All



Smartphone Stories

Cinespace Inc.

Smartphone Stories logo

Working with diverse local communities in the arts (screen), with a series of workshops teaching people to make films on smartphones, followed by community screening events.

Smartphone stories




Arts Gen
Transomatics logo
The Transomatics podcast offered two seasons, featuring 12 episodes of gender-diverse informed movement and breathwork to build a space that is all trans and gender diverse inclusive. 



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