Increasing physical activity
Kicking goals for women in sport
Pop-up spin classes, rock up netball, get into cardio tennis and AFL active may not sound like your traditional sports, but they are part of a new breed of sporting activities funded by VicHealth and designed specifically for women and girls in Victoria.
Female Participation in sport
Renegades inaugural cup win gives women's sport a boost
VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter has congratulated the Melbourne Renegades on winning the first ever derby match between the Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades during the inaugural Women’s Big Bash League season.
Overcoming gender bias: Behavioural thinking, a sporting chance and irrefutable data
The work of Professor Iris Bohnet and Dr Jeni Klugman is being officially launched today, as they begin their joint residency at VicHealth as Leading Thinkers on gender equality. Expect world-first research and applied insights that shift the dial!
Female participation in sport
Active Women and Girls for Health and Wellbeing Program
Women’s sport in Victoria received a huge boost today, with health promotion foundation VicHealth announcing $6.7 million in funding to get more Victorian women and girls healthy and active over the next three years.
VicHealth welcomes Hawthorn CEO
VicHealth applauds Hawthorn's appointment of the first female CEO in AFL history
VicHealth has welcomed former professional athlete and dual Olympian Tracey Gaudry to the position of Hawthorn Football Club Chief Executive Officer, an historic move for Hawthorn and a positive sign of big changes to come for women’s involvement in the AFL.