The Victorian Population Health Survey is conducted annually to measure and report on the health status of the Victorian population. The survey monitors trends over time for risk factors and self-reported outcomes. Survey findings are used to inform evidence-based policy development and strategic planning across the Department and wider community.
Barwon Health, led by its Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (GLBTIQ) Inclusive Practice and Workplace Culture Committee, is working to position the organisation as a leading provider of care for GLBTIQ people
LGBTI people experience higher levels of anxiety, depression and significantly higher rates of suicide compared to non-LGBTI people. These grants will help unite and educate our community to allow all Victorians, of all backgrounds, to achieve their full potential.
An innovative new app has been developed by Alzheimer’s Australia Vic to help families and carers create a home that is more suitable for loved ones with dementia, helping them to lead fuller and more independent lives.
The Government has released data showing more Aboriginal children are getting the benefits of a quality early years learning program in the Education State, with the kinder participation rate for Aboriginal children increasing last year.
The Department of Health and Human Services has announced administrative changes to the structure of the Department of Sport and Recreation with changes to the arrangements for Sport and Recreation Victoria.