ISBN: 978-1-921822-00-1

Australia - International Document

Building health through arts and new media

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Vic Health

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This report highlights the role of VicHealth Promotion Foundation in a partnership approach to the arts and new media in promoting health in Australia through its  2010-13 Action Plan that recognises the transformative power of the arts.

The Action Plan recommends action in:
Addressing health inequalities
Increasing participation in physical activity through the arts
Increasing opportunities for social connection
Reducing race-based discrimination and promoting diversity
Preventing violence against women and promoting respectful relationships
Reducing tobacco and alcohol consumption and promoting healthy food choices.

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Research Purpose: Discussion / Debate

Context: Community

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) 2010. Building health through arts and new media. Australia:VicHealth.