Health promotion

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Community health education
Health education
Health information
Safe sex awareness
Journal article

Building an effective and enduring prevention system

Australia's National Preventive Health Strategy has been under development since 2019. This paper outlines four areas of focus for implementation of the strategy: prevention management expertise; policy and and program specifications; regional workforce capacity, and enablers for evaluation.
Policy report

A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages: modelled impacts on sugar consumption and government revenue

The management of the obesity crisis in Australia is a national and economic priority, and Australia’s response to it must be commensurate with the breadth of its prevalence and and major impacts it has on individuals and society. This report outlines economic modelling of the...
Report

Building a food system that works for everyone

This report puts forward a series of recommendations for the UK and devolved governments, as well as local authorities, to start addressing the many challenges currently facing the UK food system. In particular, the authors hope to inform the government’s National Food Strategy, which is...
Report

VicHealth Local Government Partnership: young people leading healthier communities

VicHealth is working with Victorian councils to set our kids up for their best possible future - by creating communities where children and young people can grow up active, connected and healthy.
Report

Risky drinking social worlds in Victoria: a social media analysis

Alcohol use is at the forefront of public health policy in Australia. The findings in this report provide a catalyst for further in-depth and longitudinal analysis of qualitative and quantitative social media data to help policy-makers develop more effective interventions to deal with the problem...
Discussion paper

Framework to inform the development of a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Early Childhood Strategy

Across Australia, families and communities successfully support and nurture their young children. However, wide gaps in early development, health and early learning outcomes persist. This document sets the foundation and will inform the development of a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Early Childhood Strategy.
Guide

A toolkit for creating healthy food and drink environments in community food retail outlets

This toolkit uses the latest evidence to guide local government action on providing healthy food retail environments in council-owned facilities.
Strategy

NSW HIV strategy 2021-2025

This strategy document has been prepared to help guide the New South Wales government's response to achieving the virtual elimination of HIV transmission in NSW, and to provide better support everyone living with HIV.
Case study

Innovations in care for chronic health conditions

This report is about innovative approaches to managing chronic health conditions. Such initiatives aim to promote people’s wellbeing, increase the efficiency of the healthcare system and reduce hospital use.
Report

Tobacco harm reduction: final report

In Australia, the current regulatory framework draws on existing laws that may apply to tobacco products, poisons, therapeutic goods, consumer goods and industrial chemicals. However, regulatory approaches to e-cigarettes vary between states and territories. This inquiry found that this inconsistency should be addressed, through the...