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VicHealth’s Bright Futures for Young Victorians Challenge provides support for projects which promote community and young people's (12–25 years old) resilience, social connection and mental...
Programs and projects
13 min read
27 May 2019
2022 fast-track intake of our Local Government Partnership is now closed What you'll find on this page What's on offer? How to apply What is the goal of this partnership? Key...
Funding page
3 min read
15 Feb 2021
Standard page
9 min read
5 Oct 2021
VicHealth's LEAD program was seen as the first program of its kind in Australia. It focused on local governments to help reduce race-based discrimination and promote cultural diversity. This summary...
Research and publications
1 min read
5 Oct 2021
Grants for 'fast-track councils' in the VicHealth Local Government Partnership (VLGP) to support municipal health and wellbeing planning.
Funding page
7 min read
27 Feb 2024
Reducing alcohol-related harm in the community requires efforts from multiple sectors and levels of government.Download: Local government approaches to minimise alcohol-related harm: Learnings...
Research and publications
1 min read
16 Nov 2017
This is a guide for councils on how they can enhance public drinking water facilities through the supply, access to and promotion of water fountains across a range of settings. This includes sports...
Research and publications
1 min read
26 Sep 2022
Read this toolkit about how local governments can support community health and wellbeing by creating healthy food and drink environments in local sport and recreation facilities.Download: Water...
Research and publications
4 min read
12 Mar 2021
The art of community alcohol management guide has been developed by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) and VicHealth to explore what Victorian local government can do to prevent and minimise...
Research and publications
2 min read
7 Dec 2020
Creating healthy local communities is more important than ever, and children and young people are eager to work with their council toward impactful change.Councils have a critical role in developing...
Standard page
6 min read
14 Feb 2023
Artwork by Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022
VicHealth acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land. We pay our respects to all Elders past, present and future.
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Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more about this artwork.