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Deakin University's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has cemented its position as the world’s best, according to the ARWU Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2017, coming in at number one for the second year running.

This Census aims to find out more about Australia’s multicultural young people, what they value, and their vision for the future. If you’re 15 to 25 years old and live in Australia we need to hear from you! Tell the government and organisations who work with multicultural young people what matters to you.

On the 13th October 2017, our partner agencies will come together to develop a Joined Up Action Plan around our shared health promotion priority of: Healthier Eating and Active Living.

Over the course of the past 9 months, our partners have been actively engaged in working together and refining the actions that they can commit to.

This session will help confirm and refine our collective actions that can make an impact and difference across the G21 Region.

VicHealth research found that there are five distinct ‘life stages’ which have common themes as well as unique attributes that influence physical activity behaviour. These stages are youth, young adults, parents, adults without children and retirees.

The Seeking Refuge Project in Geelong has been working hard to assist Asylum Seekers apply for their protection visas.

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health’s Multicultural Health and Support Service (MHSS) is offering help for people from refugee and migrant backgrounds and professionals who work with these communities, on how to and improve sexual health.

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) has received funding to deliver family violence flexible support packages to individuals or families who are seeking to leave, or have recently left, intimate partner or family violence circumstances.

Intimate Partner Violence and/or Family Violence can occur across all communities, social classes, ages, cultural backgrounds and geographical areas. Family Violence Flexible Support Packages are designed to provide limited financial assistance to victims/survivors of family violence within the LGBTI communities. 

A new pilot in Geelong is helping vulnerable young people transition from care to independence.

In 2017-18, VicHealth’s Active Club Grants will provide funding to increase the opportunities Victorians have to participate in community sport clubs.

VicHealth are seeking Victorian women to feature in a new local version of the world-renowned 'This Girl Can' campaign to improve the health of women across the state.

Australia Post are providing a free 12 month mail redirection service to support victims of family violence.

Family and domestic violence is the biggest cause of homelessness in Australia. It isolates victims from their support networks, local communities and social services. If you need help staying connected, we'll make sure your mail still gets to you.

On Monday, 21st August, around 35 people from 14 agencies came together to discuss and workshop an Action Plan that would have significance for our collective communities across the G21 Region.

Mission Australia has called for urgent action to address youth homelessness and youth mental illness following its annual survey that revealed the impact of family breakdown on young Australians.

The G21 Health & Wellbeing Pillar, in partnership with Diversitat, Barwon Health, Western Vic Primary Health Network, CatholicCare and Barwon Child Youth & Family will use this funding to strengthen mental health services pathways across agencies for people from a refugee and asylum seeker background.

More than 100 people packed the President’s room at Geelong Cats Stadium on Tuesday 25th July to hear from Australia’s leading experts on obesity prevention and to vote on several big ideas.

The DHHS Healthy Choices policy guidelines are now available to support healthy eating across multiple settings, including hospitals and health services, sport and recreation centres, parks and workplaces on the Health promoting environments and healthy food choices. 

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF) monitors progress in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes, health system performance and the broader determinants of health.

Eight of the bus shelters – formerly regular targets for graffiti – were removed by the City of Greater Geelong’s Graffiti Team some weeks ago and have since undergone a stunning transformation, reappearing in their former positions in a blaze of colour.

On Wednesday 28th May, around 24 people from across the G21 Region came together to hear from Jen Riley of Navigating Outcomes about Collective Impact and Shared Measurement.

The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards are our annual celebration of excellence, dedication and innovation in public health, health services and service initiatives that deliver informed and effective healthcare.

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