Our work is guided by the Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2019 – 2023.
The plan focuses on the following priority areas with four focus areas (outlined in bold):
• Tackling climate change and its impact on health
• Reducing injury
• Preventing all forms of violence
• Increasing healthy eating
• Decreasing the risk of drug-resistant infections in the community
• Improving mental wellbeing
• Increasing active living
• Improving sexual and reproductive health
• Reducing harmful alcohol and drug use
• Reducing tobacco-related harm
Key policy and strategy documents and evidence based resources relevant to our catchments Prevention of Violence against Women activity.
Change the Picture: A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and their Children.
The Compendium of Social Inclusion Indicators was developed by the Social Inclusion Board to guide monitoring and reporting against the former Australian Government’s social inclusion agenda. The Compendium is an index of the available national datasets used to routinely collect population data in Australia.
The Scanlon Foundation in Partnership with Monash University developed the Social Cohesion Index for use in the National Scanlon Mapping Social Cohesion Survey, which is conducted annually to measure social cohesion in Australia.
The Social Exclusion Monitor was developed by Brotherhood of St Laurence in Partnership with the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (University of Melbourne) to guide a multidimensional approach to measuring and monitoring the extent of poverty and social exclusion in Australia.
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