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We’re investing $5 million in these 27 programs to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of Victoria's young people.   In 2021 we launched The Big Connect, a new investment to...
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9 min read
26 Sep 2022
9 arts organisations. A collection of youth-led projects. 3 years of action, right across the state. Listen up. We’ve got some BIG news to share. Something exciting and unique that celebrates...
Programs and projects
5 min read
16 Feb 2023
Participating in the arts has multiple benefits for health and wellbeing: it reduces social isolation, strengthens community connection and builds self-esteem, as people pursue creative activity...
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3 min read
6 Aug 2019
Five Victorian councils ‘activated’ under-used public spaces within local communities to increase physical activity opportunities and social connection.Download: 2016 Community...
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7 Jul 2017
Looking to apply for JumpStart!, but have questions? Well, you’re at the right place because we have answers. Want to learn more about JumpStart! – see here Need help with our...
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8 Feb 2022
Applications for JumpStart! Round 2 are now closed What you'll find on this page Everything you need to know about JumpStart! Jump to our FAQs What is Future...
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28 Nov 2014
It has long been recognised that the arts, cultural sector and creative industries (the arts) can have a positive impact on people’s mental, physical and social health. It is also recognised...
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2 min read
5 Oct 2021
VicHealth’s JumpStart! is teaming up with these 123 community organisations to create a healthier future for young people.   Recipients are listed alphabetically by location. Click an...
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8 min read
9 Sep 2022
9 arts organisations. A collection of youth-led projects. 3 years of action, right across the state. 
Programs and projects
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14 Aug 2023
See all media releases related to arts and social...
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28 Nov 2014
Artwork by Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022
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Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more about this artwork.