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Breakthrough in connecting community with healthier options

On Monday the 2nd of September, Peninsula Health and Monash Health hosted the first ever South East Food and Drink Expo. The expo saw 10 food distribution companies set up their own stalls and provide samples of the healthier food and drink options that they can offer to food vendors. Attendees included people from sport […]

Somers Primary – A healthy school community receives recognition

Pictured: Tope Adepoyibi Head of Achievement Program, Somers Primary School students and Kristen Young, Health Promotion Practitioner, Peninsula Health.  This blog is written by Kristen Young, Health Promotion Practitioner at Peninsula Health. Somers Primary School’s hard work towards creating a healthy school environment paid off last term when students excitedly welcomed Head of the Achievement […]

Kids get into the garden as part of healthy eating education

This blog is written by Peninsula Health, Health Promotion Practitioner Madeline Tatham. Congratulations to Capel Sounds Educational Child Care Centre and Kindergarten in Tootgarook! The Centre has recently put into place some amazing ideas to create a healthy environment for their children, staff and families. With a focus on promoting healthy eating, the children love […]

Encouraging healthy eating in local schools

This February, Kananook Primary took great strides towards becoming a health promoting school by receiving recognition from the Achievement Program for Healthy Eating. This is quite an accomplishment thanks to the passionate parents who ignited the whole school community to create a thriving kitchen garden program. These parents, headed up by parent Rebecca Gaiwski, are […]