VicHealth funds six new sport and recreation programs to help Victorians get active
Victoria will be the testing ground for new and fun variations of traditional sports like basketball, football, squash and water polo as part of VicHealth’s strategy to get 400,000 more Victorians physically active by 2023.
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.
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.
Physical activity and sport
Physical activity and sedentary behaviour
This evidence summary outlines current physical activity and sedentary behaviour levels in Australia and Victoria. It provides an overview of the impacts of physical activity and sedentary behaviour, as well as barriers to and enablers of active lifestyles.