10 Oct, 2014 Last updated: 01 Jun, 2015

We've had an outstanding response to the VicHealth Innovation Challenge – Physical Activity.

107 submissions were received, with 12 finalists shortlisted.

While the judging panel continue their deliberations (we're hoping to make an announcement by the end of October), we'd like to announce and congratulate the following 12 finalists:
 

London Agency

Pulseraiser
Charity giving fitness app incentivising daily physical activity through charity fundraising.
 

Canoeing Victoria

CanoeHUB
A social environment where people of all ages and abilities can have fun on the water through a Hub rather than a Club.
 

City of Casey

Activ8
A smart phone app and campaign that will motivate people to get active to determine ‘who is Casey’s most active community?’
 

CoDesign Studio

Play Streets
Will enable the community to temporarily close local streets and engage in physical activity.
 

Football Federation Victoria

Fit Football
Modified group fitness training encouraging parents/guardians to participate during their kids’ sport.
 

Healthy Communities Australia

Back To School Fitness
Social enterprise that links group fitness training for parents and friends with school fund-raising.
 

Bendigo Orienteers Incorporated

Go Explore It
Modification of the treasure hunt concept to encourage people to explore their local neighbourhood.
 

Beactiv Pty Ltd

GameON
A fun, gamified program of activities and challenges targeting primary school kids, delivered in class and at home.
 

YMCA Victoria

YMCA Active Kids
Aims to empower kids to create and then share their mini-game ideas via a digital platform.
 

Triathlon Victoria

TryFemme
A mass participation triathlon program developed by women, delivered by women, for women who aren’t sure where to start.
 

Netball Victoria

CardioNET
Modified group fitness training targeted at re-engaging people who are no longer involved in netball.
 

Victorian Skateboarding Association

Learn Right Skate School
Provides skate education in schools and then a safe transition into community skate parks.