Health promotion

Don’t have enough time, but want to create healthy change in your community? We give you time back by making the process easy and fun.

About our Health Promotion Team

We are a team of health promotion practitioners, dietitians, and community development workers, dedicated to supporting educators, leaders and volunteers to champion healthy lifestyle choices and create positive change at your service, business or club.

If you operate within the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey or Cardinia Shire Council, our team can help you.

Services, centres, clubs and community groups we support


Oromo community
Page coming soon


Communities impacted by female genital mutilation/ cutting (FGM/C)

Page coming soon

Our support is free

  • 1:1 action planning support
  • Ideas around how to grow your registrations/memberships/engagement with diverse communities
  • Advice around how to be a health championing service with State Government approved recognition
  • Workshops and webinars
  • Subscription to our e-newsletters, with loads of tips, tricks and promotions
  • Competitions and fun incentives to support your service being involved in health championing initiatives
  • Capacity building support for Monash Health’s employees and volunteers
  • Local support to guide your service on your Achievement Program, Active Schools, Australian Dietary Guidelines, Healthy Choices Guidelines, Healthy Sports Clubs, Vic Kids Eat Well journey.

Upcoming events

Go Soccer Mums update

Due to wet weather, the Wednesday 29 November session is cancelled.

The final session for the year is scheduled for Wednesday 6 December at Ross Reserve, Noble Park, from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Please confirm your attendance by completing the registration form

Campaign: Make a Move, Make a Difference

Let’s get active and move our bodies this spring.

We’re promoting a range of physical activity resources and a social marketing toolkit for organisations to help spread the word about ways to be active this spring.

Get on board, and let’s spread the word.


Understanding vaping webinar recording

Equip yourself with the knowledge, guidance, and tools to tackle vaping challenges effectively. The 60 minute presentation is followed by a Q&A panel with special guests.

Healthy kids’ lunchboxes webinar recording

Presented by a dietitian, this 30 minute presentation shows you how you can build a balanced lunchbox whilst reducing waste, saving time and money.

Celebrating success

Celebrating our 2023 Health Promotion Awards  

Thanks to everyone who supported and attended our annual Health Promotion Awards. Your encouragement made the event truly special. 

A big congratulations to all the people who were nominated and won awards. We’re so proud of you and for making our community healthier.  

Award winners for our setting categories

  • Early Years winner: Bellinda Luke & Chloe Stonard – Little Stars Early Learning Centre Pakenham.
  • Sports Club winner: Hannah Smith – Nar Nar Goon Netball Club.
  • Alternate Leisure winner: Tina Alejandro – Elemental Aerial Studio.
  • Schools and OSHC winners: Kirsty Tucker – Merinda Park Learning and Community Centre OSHC.
  • Community champion winner: Mr Ibrahim Mohamed. 

Overall health priority area award winners 

  • Healthy eating winner (presented by VicHealth): Jess Thompson & Sarb Jit- Little Gems Early Learning Centre.
  • Active living winner (presented by VicHealth): Sarika Jain- Rosswood Preschool.
  • Reducing tobacco-related harm winner (presented by Quit Victoria): Kylie Hoghton – Officer Tennis Club.
  • Inclusion winner (presented by Monash Health): Elly Buchanan – Pakenham Eels Rugby League Club. 

A huge congratulations to all the winners. Stay tuned for more inspiring stories from our Health Champions. 

Recognising Inclusion in Sports Clubs

Congratulations to Officer Tennis Club, which has recently been recognised for the Inclusion Culturally & Linguistically Diverse health area in our Healthy Sports Clubs initiative. They are the first club to be recognised for this health area across our three regions. Read more about Healthy Sports Clubs.


Stay informed

Join the movement for healthier living!  You’ll receive exclusive content from the Health Promotion team, including giveaways and free training opportunities.

You can also choose from our monthly newsletters, featuring special editions on: early childhood, sports clubs and schools/OSHC.

Join our mailing list

Sign up for our quarterly Health Promotion newsletter and monthly settings newsletters

Contact us


Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm. We do not work on public holidays.