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Tobacco smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Victoria. It costs 4000 lives and $5 billion each and every year. World-leading innovation – led by VicHealth...
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30 Nov 2016
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/our-health/preventing-tobacco-use
The purpose of Reducing Junk Food in Sport: Building the Business Case project is to build the business case for junk food free sponsorship in sport. The project will inform a longer term investment...
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30 Nov 2017
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/reducing-junk-food-sport-project-building-business-case
VicHealth is committed to ensuring our activities align with our objectives and statutory obligations under the Tobacco Act 1987 to improve the health and wellbeing of Victorian families...
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24 Feb 2016
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/about-us/vichealth-policies/harmful-industry-relationship-funding-and-procurement-policy
See all media releases related to alcohol harm...
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29 Nov 2014
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/our-health/preventing-harm-from-alcohol
It’s critical to get the transition from school to stable employment ‘right’ to protect the mental health of young people. New VicHealth research suggests practical ways for schools...
Research and publications
3 min read
5 Oct 2021
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/young-victorians-and-workforce
The key finding of this research report suggests that any variation to current rates of alcohol excise would be a cost-effective healthcare intervention.Download:Resource 1: Strengthening the...
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1 min read
16 Nov 2014
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/strengthening-evidence-base-volumetric-taxation-alcohol
This article was originally published in the Sunday Herald Sun on January 15, 2023. Authored by Dr Sandro Demaio   In early December 2022, a 12 year old boy called a Victorian health...
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10 Apr 2023
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/media-and-resources/opinion-pieces/lets-all-tackle-vaping-scourge-harming-kids
We should all be able to enjoy sport free from the marketing that alcohol, gambling and unhealthy food companies use to promote harmful products. 
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6 Oct 2020
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/healthy-sport-sponsorship
This framework is a tool for those with an interest in changing risky drinking cultures to reduce harm from alcohol...
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27 Feb 2019
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/alcohol-cultures-framework
This report examines how Victorian men interact with alcohol, and what challenges they face when it comes to risky drinking. Download: Exploring men’s risky drinking cultures - Research...
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26 Sep 2022
https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/news-publications/research-publications/exploring-mens-risky-drinking-cultures
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.