Reducing commute times integral to the health of our outer suburban residential communities
Providing good public transport links with job opportunities near affordable housing is crucial to improving the health and wellbeing of residential communities in outer suburban growth areas, according to new research.
VicHealth Indicators Survey
Victorians' wellbeing higher than national average but more can be done for disadvantaged groups
The majority of Victorians have higher than national average wellbeing, but deep inequalities are resulting in poorer health for disadvantaged communities according to a major new population survey conducted by VicHealth.
Economic cost of violence
Violence against women costing Australia $21.6 billion a year
Violence against women and their children is costing Australia $21.6 billion each year, with Governments carrying more than a third of the cost burden; as shown in the report A high price to pay: the economic case for preventing violence against women released today.