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The paradox of food insecurity and obesity in disadvantaged populations
People experiencing food insecurity may be more likely than others to be underweight, but evidence points to a link between food insecurity and obesity, due to complex factors that may affect food choices.
Fair Foundations: The VicHealth framework for health equity
Fair Foundations: The VicHealth framework for health equity is a planning tool for health promotion policy and practice. It outlines the social determinants of health inequities, suggesting entry points for action.
Housing and health: research summary
This document summarises the latest published research examining the links between housing and health. It is based on an evidence review and synthesis and recent Australian research commissioned by VicHealth, and a small number of additional sources.
Precarious housing and health
This three-part project includes a comprehensive research synthesis of existing studies that examine the relationship between housing and health, new quantitative analysis of the ABS General Social Survey and the HILDA surveys, and new qualitative research with lone mothers aged 25 years and under.