Our reach

VicHealth works in partnership with communities, organisations and individuals to promote good health and prevent ill health.

Infographic: VicHealth works in partnership with communities, organisations and individuals across Victoria to promote good health and prevent ill health.

 

Our objectives

Infographic: To fund activity related to the promotion of good health, safety or the prevention and early detection of disease. | To increase awareness of programs for promoting good health in the community through the sponsorship of sports, the arts and popular culture. | To encourage healthy lifestyles in the community sport activities involving participation in healthy pursuits. | To fund research and development activities in support of these activities.

We funded 20 community organisations and NGOs; 3 arts groups; 397 sporting and active recreation organisations; 8 health services organisations ; 3 partnered investments with government and statutory bodies; 26 tertiary education and research institutes; 67 local governments

 

Summary of grant payments

Expenditure across our strategic imperatives

Infographic: $3.5 million promoting healthy eating; $11.4 million encouraging regular physical activity; $5.2 million preventing tobacco use; $2.3 million preventing harm from alcohol; $3.5 million improving mental wellbeing

 

 

Expenditure across target population groups

(Whole of population expenditure: 63%)

Indigenous: 4% ; Low SES: 8%; Children: 6%; Youth: 4%; Older people: 1%; Women: 14%

 

Infographic: Expenditure across settings: Arts/culture: 3%; Digital/online: 11%; Education: 5%; Specific geographic area: 1%; Sports: 37%; Workplace: 3%; General community: 42%