01 Mar, 2008 Last updated: 29 Jan, 2015

The Metro ACTIVE Program is intended to influence local governments to adopt an integrated planning approach to support residents to be physically active. VicHealth funded six councils under a two-level funding model, for two years.

Download: VicHealth Metro ACTIVE evaluation Final report (453KB)

The Metro ACTIVE Program recognises the important role local councils play in providing local environments that support participation in physical activity by all members of the community. Local government can affect the health and wellbeing of its residents through built, social, economic and natural environments.

This report presents the findings of the Evaluation of the Metro ACTIVE Demonstration Grants Program from 2005 to 2007.