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The Federal Government and Australia’s leading cessation service, Quit, have announced the expansion of services to include a new national hub - www.quit.org.au - to help people quit smoking and vaping. Quit is a program of Cancer Council Victoria.
Media release
3 min read
11 Jun 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/federal-funding-new-digital-services-best-support-australians
This World No Tobacco Day, Quit, Cancer Council Victoria and VicHealth renew their calls to stop the harmful tobacco and vaping industry from targeting young people to prevent nicotine addiction in...
Media release
4 min read
31 May 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/protecting-kids-smoking-and-vaping-they-start-world-no-tobacco-day
Kicking ultra-processed foodsHave you ever wondered why you crave a sweet or salty treat when you’re feeling sad, frustrated or bored?It’s because the sugar, salt, fat and flavour in...
Article
2 min read
28 May 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/our-health/be-healthy-blog/how-kick-ultra-processed-foods
Using nicotine during this critical period of brain development can cause problems in the short and long-term. These problems can include issues with attention, concentration, learning, memory, impulse control, emotional regulation and mood.
Article
5 min read
10 May 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/our-health/be-healthy-blog/how-does-nicotine-affect-brain-development
A training program cultivating sustainable food enterprises.
Programs and projects
4 min read
7 May 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/programs-projects/seeding-success-cultivating-sustainable-food-enterprises-victoria
Young people and regional health leaders unite against Big Tobacco and Big Vape.
Media release
5 min read
23 Apr 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/world-health-summit-vaping-roundtable
Quit, VicHealth, and Cancer Council Victoria applaud today’s announcement from the Victorian Government to introduce a retail licensing scheme to protect Victorians from the harms of tobacco.  
Media release
3 min read
28 Mar 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/victorian-tobacco-retail-licensing-scheme-commitment
Youth Food Systems Leadership and Employment Program. There is a growing disconnect between the producers and consumers of food. As food is offered to us in abundance at our local stores, lots of...
Programs and projects
8 min read
9 Jan 2024
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/programs-projects/future-food-leaders
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Research and publications
6 min read
14 Dec 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/harmful-industries-digital-marketing-australian-children
VicHealth welcomes the passing of landmark tobacco legislation that once again positions Australia as a world leader in tobacco control.  The Australian Government’s new Public Health...
Media release
2 min read
6 Dec 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/media-releases/australia-leads-once-again-vichealth-welcomes-passing-globally
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.