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The Healthy communities initiative (HCI) was an Australian Government Department of Health initiative that aimed to help reduce overweight and obesity by increasing the number of adults engaged in healthy lifestyle programs. This was to be achieved by providing funding to local government authorities (LGAs) to deliver community-based physical activity and healthy eating programs.
The Australian Government provided $71.8 million funding for five years from 2010.
The three key elements of the program were:
Abstract adapted from Australian Government Department of Health
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