01 Mar, 1998 Last updated: 04 Dec, 2014

VicHealth has been developing health promotion programs in rural communities which take particular account of the social and cultural context in which they operate. In this issue we look at peer support for young Bendigo men, community assistance for new mothers, art workshops in Gippsland, bush festivals, country sport, and much more.

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VicHealth has been developing health promotion programs in rural communities which take particular account of the social and cultural context in which they operate. Projects which target disadvantaged groups in rural Victoria have become a funding focus over the last few years. In this issue we look at peer support for young Bendigo men, community assistance for new mothers, art workshops in Gippsland, bush festivals, country sport, and much more.