01 Jun, 2006 Last updated: 04 Dec, 2014

As a hub of knowledge, resources and networks, councils are increasingly using their unique position to encourage businesses, arts groups, community services, sports groups and others to find the common ground and work together to promote health and prevent ill-health.

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As a hub of knowledge, resources and networks, councils are increasingly using their unique position to encourage businesses, arts groups, community services, sports groups and others to find the common ground and work together to promote health and prevent ill-health. This VicHealth Letter profiles some of the work being done by local councils across Victoria. It demonstrates how they are responding to local circumstances and meeting the challenges of promoting health at a local level by developing practical, creative and often brave solutions.