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Winter prizes to keep your school or service active!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

All this winter we're drawing prizes to inspire schools and services to register with the program and keep active.
 
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Community connections are good for workplace health

Monday, May 21, 2018


 
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A healthy place for everyone

Friday, April 06, 2018

How Outlook Inc is using the Achievement Program to create a healthy place for staff and volunteers alike.  
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Building Confidence and Breaking Taboos

Monday, December 18, 2017

 Mildura Rural City Council (MRCC) Family Day Care didn’t have a mental health policy before they joined the Achievement Program in 2014. In fact, many people didn’t really know how to talk about mental health in their service, especially when it came to staff wellbeing. 
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The writing’s on the wall at Jenny’s Early Learning Centre

Thursday, November 09, 2017

How Jenny's Early Learning Centre used a fantastic visual display to help promote their health and wellbeing goals in the Achievement Program.  
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Inspiring stuff at Aspire

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Aspire staff with their Mental Health and Wellbeing certificate “Often in services like ours, the staff have such caring natures that they put the health and needs of clients ahead of their own. We wanted to let our staff know they are valued.”

Aspire Support Services is a support provider based in Albury/Wodonga. They have 200 staff and provide a range of services for people with a disability, children and young people and their families, from supported accommodation to respite care and early childhood intervention. They joined the Program in 2013, with the aim of creating a healthier workplace that supports its staff. 
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Healthy eating and healthy kids

Friday, June 23, 2017

Nar Nar Goon Kindergarten joined the Achievement Program in 2013 and recently received recognition for Healthy Eating and Oral Health priority. They joined the program because they believe that the health and wellbeing of children, their families, staff and community, strongly contributes to a child's ability to achieve their full potential.  
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Monash University goes smokefree

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Monash University is one of only six workplaces across Victoria that has been recognised within the Achievement Program for achieving benchmarks in the areas of Physical Activity, Mental Health, Alcohol and Smoking. Monash is to be congratulated as this is a huge accomplishment, considering the complexities of the organisation due to its size and number of locations.  
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Totally smokefree workplace

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

AME Systems is a large manufacturer based in Ararat with a site in Bayswater, employing over 250 people. AME Systems is demonstrating leadership in the manufacturing sector and is the first Achievement Program manufacturing workplace member to go completely smokefree. AME System’s approach differs from other manufacturing workplaces that have been recognised for achieving the Smoking benchmarks, as other companies still allow smoking onsite in designated areas. 
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Healthier and happier

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Students from Bellarine Secondary College are “making things happen” at their school! They have embraced the Achievement Program and have established a management structure that incorporates key student leadership groups (including school houses) and have completed a health audit of their school.  
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