VicHealth and Surfing Victoria launch Women's Stand Up Paddleboard Program “Coasting”
Top paddle boarder Heath Meldrum will offer stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) lessons to Victorian women this summer as part of ‘Coasting’, a VicHealth and Surfing Victoria initiative to encourage more women to get active.
Innovation Challenge: Physical Activity
New funding to make gyms and sport centres less intimidating for women and get less active Victorians moving
New research from health promotion foundation VicHealth has found Victorian women are shunning the gym, with over half believing fitness centres and gyms are too intimidating.
Leading Thinkers initiative
In 2014 VicHealth developed the Leading Thinkers initiative to connect international thought leaders with senior policymakers and key local experts. It aims to generate and provoke new thinking, inspire momentum, enable change, support and deepen relationships across sectors and, most importantly, deliver positive results for all Victorians.