This section of the Chief Health Officer report looks at three key areas that can help keep Victorians healthy:
- tobacco-free living
- active living
- healthy eating.
It draws on
- Victorian population health survey 2016, published by the Department of Health and Human Services in 2018.
- the State of Victoria’s Children report 2016, published by the Department of Education and Training in 2017.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018, National health survey: first results , Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra.
This section of the report provides information on how many serves of fruit and vegetables we should eat every day and how much physical activity we should undertake to stay healthy.
It also discusses how important it is for smokers to quit.
Reviewed 17 April 2023