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Sugary cereals like Nutri-Grain and Milo would be the biggest losers in a shake-up to the Federal Government's Health Star Rating system, proposed by the nation's largest consumer advocacy group.

Prevention of violence against women (PVAW) is everybody’s business; it is a major health issue and therefore should be a key priority for health services. For Barwon Health, Colac Area Health, Bellarine Community Health and Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West prevention is high on the agenda.

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Work on the long-awaited Bannockburn Heart Precinct has begun. Constructed over two stages, the Precinct will transform the liveability and amenity of Bannockburn and increase activity in the town centre.

Geelong's 'rough sleepers' will have a greater chance of a safe and secure roof over their heads with the opening of seven new modular homes.

Entries for The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards for 2019 are now open!

The latest update for the Health and Wellbeing Pillar's activity.

Flyers for Wellways's mental health programs.

Looking for some Autism resources?

The Colac Otway Choose Change website is now up and running. 

This Barwon Health Podcast focuses on a personal story of Palliative Care.

Nineteen community leaders have co-signed a letter and launched a public petition that calls on governments to commit funding to the $61.6 million health and wellbeing complex.

The Department of Health and Human Services is establishing a new Aboriginal governance and accountability framework to support and embed Aboriginal leadership and self-determination in health, wellbeing and safety.

Be Collective, the new platform from Volunteering Geelong.

Corio will be the location of a $14 million walk-in adult community mental health centre funded through a Coalition Government $736 million mental health Budget measure.

G21 region schools will be part of the State Government's roll-out of mental health professionals to Victorian government schools to provide students support in order to reduce the number of young Victorians tragically taking their own life.

Rainbow Health Victoria has developed a suite of innovative trainings that incorporate the research findings ARCSHS with the lived experience of LGBTI people to provide evidence-based and engaging learning experiences.

Our region has fared well with recent government and opposition funding announcements and election promises, however sadly one much-needed project has missed out again.

From 1 April 2019 two item numbers 699 and 177 are available on the MBS to allow GPs and medical practitioners to conduct a Heart Health Check.

Wathaurong's newsletter for April to May is available.

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