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  • 03.10.2019 Over 30 local schools to participate in Walk to School this October Students from over 30 local primary schools will walk, ride and scoot to school this month as part of VicHealth Walk to School initiative....Bendigo and VicHealth. Free passes to local swimming pools will also be given out to selected students over the month. Acting VicHealth… Mirage News
  • 03.10.2019 Smoke-free Bourke Street a breath of fresh air From tomorrow, everyone can breathe easier in Bourke Street Mall when it becomes Melbourne’s highest profile outdoor smoke-free area. Lord...whose students use the area, the Council for Homeless Persons, buskers, VicHealth, and Quit Victoria.” The ban does not currently include e…
  • 02.10.2019 One in three young adults is lonely – and it affects mental health The answer is not as simple as making more friends.of loneliness, according to a new report from Swinburne University and VicHealth. We surveyed 1520 Victorians aged 12–25 and examined… The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • 01.10.2019 School children urged to walk for health Sunraysia Daily (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 01.10.2019 New research reveals almost a third of young people at risk of social isolation A new report has uncovered alarming levels of loneliness and social isolation among young Australians. The VicHealth and Swinburne...experience loneliness have a higher risk of depression and social anxiety. VicHealth CEO Dr Sandro Demaio has been speaking to Fiona Ellis-… ABC NewsRadio
  • 01.10.2019 Young Aussies experience 'alarming' levels of loneliness, report says You might consider Christopher Phung to be a lucky guy. He began studying in Melbourne and managed to organise a once in a lifetime...over an elevated risk of social anxiety and depression. The VicHealth and Swinburne University study, involving 1500 young Victorians aged… Hack - Triple J
  • 30.09.2019 More than half of our young people feel lonely, left out The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
  • 11.09.2019 Vegan and vegetarian meat substitutes could pose health risks, researchers warn The amount of pork-free bacon, tofu-based sausages and other so-called "fake meats" on Australian supermarket shelves is booming, but new...intake. The Heart Foundation is launching the study in conjunction with VicHealth on Wednesday. The foundation's chief executive Kellie-… ABC News
  • 11.09.2019 How your meat-free favourites could be tricking you More than 2.5 million Australians are eating meat-free and the choice of alternatives such as meat-free bacon, burgers and sausages has...alternatives, and this will need to be addressed.” VicHealth Acting CEO Dr Lyn Roberts AO shared some simple tips for shoppers wanting to…
  • 02.09.2019 Mt Martha soccer kicking goals By Alex Levy MOUNT Martha Soccer Club has just completed their 5th season of soccer and are going from strength to strength with over 400...breathe soccer on the Peninsula. This year saw the introduction of Vic Health Soccer Mums sessions on Friday and Saturday mornings. A great… Mornington Peninsula News

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