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Health and wellbeing in Bayside

We are currently developing the new Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 also know as the Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities Strategy. This strategy sets out how we will work towards promoting improved health and wellbeing for all ages and abilities so that people can live better lives in Bayside over the next 4 years.

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Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities

The Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities Strategy reflects the views of the community and how we can best support improved wellbeing within Bayside. This strategy meets the requirements of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 whilst streamlining our community services planning for health and wellbeing from early childhood, through to youth, adult lives and older years. This strategy can be viewed below.

Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities Strategy 2013-2017 (PDF, 1.19MB)

Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities Strategy 2013-2017 (DOCX, 4.95MB)

Discussion Paper

Council has developed a Discussion Paper focused on outlining the proposed direction for health and wellbeing over the next four years.

The Discussion Paper provides an opportunity to influence our strategic direction for health and wellbeing and collaborate with local stakeholders to respond to current and emerging health and wellbeing priorities.

Our vision is to work together with external stakeholders to make Bayside a better place. Partnerships are crucial in ensuring the health and wellbeing priorities of Bayside are addressed.

City of Bayside Discussion Paper June 2017 (PDF, 1.72MB)

Health and wellbeing profile

The City of Bayside Health and Wellbeing Profile 2017-2021 has now been released and is available for public viewing.

Did you know?

  • The population of Bayside was 101,321 in 2015.
  • 76% of Bayside respondents rated their mental health as either very good or excellent.
  • Bayside adults males are ranked #1 for being overweight in Victoria
  • 40% of residents are at risk of short-term harm from alcohol.
  • 615 cases of family violence were reported in Bayside in 2015-16.

City of Bayside Health and Wellbeing Snapshot 2017-2021 (PDF, 422.07KB)

City of Bayside Health and Wellbeing Profile 2017-2021 (PDF, 1.81MB)

City of Bayside Health and Wellbeing Profile 2017-2021 (DOCX, 1.70MB)

Community consultation

The Community Engagement Report has now been released and is available for public viewing. This report provides an exploration of health and wellbeing priorities identified by the Bayside Community during January - March 2017.

We thank you for your time and appreciate all the feedback which was provided during the consultation period.

Community Engagement Report - Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities Strategy (PDF, 2.21MB)

Community Engagement Report - Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities Strategy (DOCX, 7.13MB)

Do you have a question about the Wellbeing for All Ages and Abilities Strategy?

Please contact Lauren Waycott from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday on:

Phone

(03) 9599 4686 

Email 

lwaycott [at] bayside.vic.gov.au

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