05 Aug, 2022

The way we communicate about health and wellbeing matters. This category acknowledges an effective and innovative health promotion campaign and/or communications activity.

Key dates

Tuesday 9 August 2022

Nominations open at 10:00am AEST

Sunday 11 September 2022

Nominations close at 6:30pm AEST


Nominations assessed


Finalists announced

February 2023

2022 Victorian Health Promotion Awards event

Entry requirements

  • Most of the work associated with the nomination must have been completed between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.
  • All entries must relate to organisations, initiatives and/or individuals doing work that benefits the health and wellbeing of the Victorian community through health promotion.
  • Health promotion is the act of supporting governments, communities, and individuals to cope with and address health challenges to prevent disease and to improve health and wellbeing. We’re looking for projects/individuals/organisations working on improving physical and mental health by tackling issues such as, but not limited to, access to healthy food, keeping communities active and bringing people together to increase social connection. We’re also interested in work that has helped reduce use and harm from alcohol, junk food, tobacco, vaping and gambling products as well as illicit drugs.  
  • We won’t be considering campaigns on the prevention or treatment of specific diseases or addictions.
  • The judges’ decision will be final.
  • The entrant acknowledges and agrees that VicHealth may reproduce, broadcast and communicate materials submitted for the purpose of promoting the award.

Assessment criteria

Entries will be judged on the following:

Criteria for Stephen Walter Excellence in Health Promotion Marketing Award

Info we need from you

  • Summary (max. 150 words / max. 1 min)
    • In your summary, tell us:
      • Why are you nominating this marketing campaign/initiative?
  • Nomination description (max. 250 words / max. 2 mins)
    • Tell us about your marketing campaign/initiative including:
      • What was the marketing campaign/initiative objective?
      • Who did your marketing campaign/initiative aim to reach?
      • Was this work co-designed or in partnership with other organisations or individuals?
      • What was the budget?
  • Outcome (max. 250 words / max. 2 mins)
    • In your outcome, tell us:
      • Did your marketing campaign/initiative achieve your objectives?
      • How did you measure success?
      • What impact did your marketing campaign/initiative have on the target audience?

How to enter

  • Submit your nomination online at awards.vichealth.vic.gov.au
  • All nominations must be submitted through the online platform.
  • Nominations can either be:
    • Written (through the online platform)
    • Video (recorded on your device (camera, smartphone, tablet etc) then uploaded on the online platform

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