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There is a long history in Victoria of bringing people from many different cultural backgrounds together through festivals, food and artistic and cultural pursuits.
Based in Melbourne, the Young and Well CRC is a world first collaboration that brings together researchers, not-for-profit organisations, government and industry partners with young people.
The accessibility, affordability and sustainability of healthy food choices is essential for good health.
Food Alliance is one of the key partnerships that VicHealth has supported since 2009. The Food Alliance helps to improve local and state-level food systems.
Good Sports is an initiative of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. It helps sporting clubs manage alcohol responsibly and reduce alcohol related problems.
VicHealth has established Centres of Research and Practice that have been strategic catalysts in new developments in public health research, health policy and health promotion interventions.
The Parents’ Voice is one of the key partnerships that VicHealth has helped establish and foster over the last decade.
VicHealth funds Victoria Walks because walking is a great way of increasing physical activity and combating obesity, traffic congestion, pollution and a host of preventable diseases.
VicHealth has a long history of working with sport and the arts to promote the smokefree message and to create smokefree environments. These remain important elements of all our funded projects.
The Walking School Bus Program (now Walk to School) is a past VicHealth initiative that gave communities a way to get children walking to/from school again.
VicHealth has been engaging with members of the international tobacco control community to discuss the place of a harm reduction approach as part of the Australian tobacco endgame.
For many years, VicHealth supported and invested in the Cancer Council Victoria’s SunSmart, one of the longest running and most successful skin cancer prevention programs in the world.
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