Obesity crisis in Victoria grossly underestimated
Concerning new figures from the State Governmnet show 25 per cent of the Victorian population is obese - much higher than the 17 per cent rate based on self reporting. The Obesity Policy Coalition says its time for urgent action to address obesity.
Health groups release detailed investigation into failure of junk food marketing codes
A new investigation into Australia's self-regulatory system for food marketing reveals loopholes being used by the processed food industry to continue to promote their products despite childhood obesity sitting at record levels.
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.