International Day of People with Disability
Victorians with disability need better opportunities for good health and wellbeing
Discrimination and exclusion is taking its toll on the health of Victorians with disability, with new VicHealth research released today highlighting significantly lower levels of physical activity and mental wellbeing amongst Victoria’s disability community.
VicHealth Award winners
Spotlight shines on groundbreaking health promotion projects at VicHealth Awards
Victoria’s greatest health promotion projects have been recognised for their dedication to creating and supporting healthier and happier communities across the state at VicHealth’s annual awards night.
Funding for women in sport
VicHealth investing in the health and wellbeing of Victorian women
VicHealth CEO Jerril Rechter has today unveiled further details of the organisation’s focus on building gender equality in sport, which includes increased funding to encourage greater female physical activity participation.
Geelong community forum
VicHealth joins Geelong community forum to look at new ways to address local health issues
Victoria’s health promotion body, VicHealth, is teaming up with the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program Secretariat (VRCLP) and the Committee for Geelong on Wednesday 6 April, to hold a conversation with local community leaders about how the whole community can work better together to tackle important local health promotion issues.
Behavioural insights and healthier lives
Dr David Halpern, CEO of the UK-based Behavioural Insights Team, summarises his stint as VicHealth’s inaugural Leading Thinker. Throughout his residency, David’s influence has introduced behavioural insights to VicHealth and partners as an approach to address the health and wellbeing issues facing Victoria.