This plan has been jointly prepared by Goulburn Valley Primary Care Partnership member agencies alongside agencies funded for Integrated Health Promotion, in accordance with Department of Health and Human Services guidelines.
Health Promotion can mean many different things to many different services. This plan focuses on primary prevention using place-based approaches
Healthy Eating and Active Living are recognized as enablers for a positive healthy life and wellbeing across all ages. While healthy eating and active living are connected in many ways, the team acknowledges the need to define them separately.
Healthy eating is defined by the team as access to adequate and consumption of healthy food and drink options where people live, work and play.
Active living is defined by the team as being adequately physically, socially and mentally active and engaged where people live, work and play.