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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
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...
Research and publications
2 min read
5 Oct 2021
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...
Research and publications
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...
Research and publications
2 min read
7 Jul 2017
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
The Community Activation Program is a new VicHealth investment that aims to create and activate places within local communities that increase access to opportunities for physical activity and social...
Programs and projects
4 min read
20 Jul 2015
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.