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Victorian Department of Health
This evidence-based health promotion resource provides information and guidance for action to improve the health and life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians.
It brings together stories of health promotion practice from across Victoria and a review of the scientific literature, as well as providing the evidence for effective interventions that can be used in health promotion planning. The resource covers areas where significant health gains can be made, such as:
This resource is designed for people who work in community and women's health services, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and local government.
Abstract adapted from Victorian Health Promotion Foundation
Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria
50 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
Ph: 1300 650 172 (local calls)
Ph: (03) 9096 0000 (interstate, international and mobile calls)
This program, now owned by the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative in Geelong, has grown from humble beginnings 13 years ago and now includes the annual Woorrangalook Victorian Koori Surfing Titles.