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New campaign to raise awareness of self-collection for cervical screening

Together, Cancer Council Victoria and the Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer are launching a campaign to raise awareness of the self-collection test for cervical screening – a test that is set to be a game-changer for increasing cervical screening participation with those who have never screened or are overdue.

Mapping a Smokefree Victoria

For the first time, Victoria’s smokefree areas can be readily seen using Quit’s new interactive map.

Making menus healthier with FoodChecker

New research from Deakin University shows FoodChecker, an online menu planning tool, is important for making healthy food available for children in Victorian long day care services.

‘Chill Skills’ at Yarrawonga primary schools

Yarrawonga Health staff have been trained in the meditation, mood-gym style course known as ‘Chill Skills’ to be able to offer a space outside of normal school and COVID, so that the kids can simply just be ‘kids’.

A community recipe for success

Local people share a slice of their love of food through their stories and healthy recipes, inspiring people to cook more at home for better health outcomes.

Vaping is prohibited in smoke-free areas

Vaping (use of e-cigarettes) has become increasingly more common over time and many people who have never smoked are now using e-cigarette products. This is contributing to a lack of understanding in the community that the laws that apply to smoking, also apply to vaping.

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