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  • 12.09.2018 Liquor Control laws put onus on parents to better supervise house parties to stop underage drinking Hundreds of gatecrashers show up at 16th bash in Langwarrin. PARENTS who host underage parties have extra...… Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 04.09.2018 Victorian health campaign sees positive results with more active women Diverse representation of women – both in terms of body type and cultural background – has been key to success… The Guardian
  • 02.09.2018 Sports for seniors a $23m goal RUNNING competitions during the day, modifying games to be less physically exerting, and promoting volunteer...… The Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 30.08.2018 Cancer Council tells smokers ‘You quit. You win’ in public education campaign The Cancer Council has told Victorians that if they quit smoking they win by quitting “all the crap that goes with it”. Created by Three...<br/><br/>. The campaign also leveraged insights from dating website RSVP. Research found that only one in 20 members are willing to date a smoker. VicHealth CEO, Jerril Rechter, added: “It’s vital that we encourage the 730,000 smokers in Victo… Mumbrella
  • 30.08.2018 $4.5million for ‘This Girl Can’ Regional sport assembly Valley Sport will administer local This Girl Can funding after $4.5million was announced for regional Victoria....<br/><br/>and attractive to women and young people and these funds will also be used to make sports clubs more inclusive for women and girls.’’ VicHealth chief executive Jerril Rechter explained why there was such a need to increase participation… Shepparton News
  • 30.08.2018 VicHealth's 'This Girl Can' campaign inspires more than 285,000 Victorian women to get moving More than 285,000 Victorian women have been empowered to get active as a result of health promotion foundation VicHealth's powerful This...<br/><br/>and prove that in Victoria, there are no barriers for women and girls to play the games or do the exercise they love." VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter said the campaign is achieving its goal of empowering women to smash their fears of judg… Campaign Brief Australia
  • 27.08.2018 Sit or stand on the job? Study tells all Sitting at your desk is bad for your health, an Australia-first study shows. More than 230 desk-based workers took...<br/><br/>, is a cost-effective and innovative way to promote the health of Australia’s workforce.” Workers reduced their sitting time by about an hour each day, 12 months after they changed their ways, the research found. VicHealth and the National Health… The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 27.08.2018 This Girl Can’s extra play to get more women moving across the region WOMEN’S sport across the region is set to get a boost and inspiration from the edgy VicHealth This Girl Can...<br/><br/>WOMEN’S sport across the region is set to get a boost and inspiration from the edgy VicHealth This Girl Can campaign. Sport Central will share in a $4.5 million cash splash on regional Victoria programs to get more women moving. The region’s sp… Ararat Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 21.08.2018 Teenagers, women and gender equity at the heart of Sports Focus plans for share of $4.5 million Regional sports focus for $4.5m VicHealth funding Pictures: DARREN HOWE WHY are fewer young women in central...<br/><br/>of sports from about 15 years of age. “We do have an issue with motivating young women to play,” Mr Craig said. Statewide, VicHealth chief executive Jerril Rechter said more than 90 per cent of teenagers weren’t getting an hour of phys… Bendigo Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 21.08.2018 What can health promotion do about the big-picture health challenges? Share 0 Tweet Share Share 0 Share 0 The Australian Health Promotion Association’s National Symposium will be held in Canberra later...<br/><br/>with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, government and corporate sectors, and Kirstan Corben, Executive Manager, Programs Group at VicHealth. This session concludes with a number of workshops, covering topics such as: systems thi… Croakey
  • 19.08.2018 NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #Nutrition: #Sugar and #Salt are killing our mob, so let’s #Rethinksugarydrink and #unpackthesalt #GHC2018 @DeadlyChoices ” At least 1.1 million litres of so-called “full sugar” soft drink was sold in remote community stores last financial year. One remote...<br/><br/>monitoring is key to success, says the Heart Foundation, VicHealth and The George Institute for Global Health Draft salt targets for food manufacturers are welcome but regular monitoring is key to success, the Heart Foundation, VicHealth</em… NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alerts
  • 19.08.2018 Victoria is the most active state and women are leading the charge This VicHealth campaign will hit TV screens from Sunday, celebrating real Victorian women cycling, playing netball,...<br/><br/>This VicHealth campaign will hit TV screens from Sunday, celebrating real Victorian women cycling, playing netball, boxing, skating in a roller derby — and anything else than makes them fit, healthy and happy. Courtesy: VicHealth VICTORI… Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 19.08.2018 VicHealth looks to enhance This Girl Can campaign in regional Victoria Mindful of specific problems of inactivity and obesity outside of Melbourne, health promotion foundation VicHealth is encourage activity...<br/><br/>2018 - Local sports clubs to benefit from VicHealth funding 4th September 2016 - New VicHealth funding to back fun and female activity 1st February 2018 - VicHealth announces Active Club Grants to get more Victorians moving 7… Australasian Leisure Management
  • 17.08.2018 Push to pursue salt reduction in food A bottle of tomato sauce from a specific brand may look exactly the same on a supermarket shelf in the United...<br/><br/>the recommended intake. The call comes as new research shows it's not just health experts that are eager for Aussie foods to be less salty. A VicHealth survey of more than 3000 Australians shows more than 70 per cent want home brand products to… Good Food (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 17.08.2018 Australians aren’t getting enough sleep, and it’s slowly killing us If you think getting six hours sleep a night is enough, then you’re wrong. New research shows you may as well not sleep at all.<br/><br/>require more sleep to function healthily. Young people are developing poor bedtime habits, which could have dire long-term consequences, VicHealth chief executive officer Jerril Rechter said. “Not getting enough sleep can really mess w…

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