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Active Geelong & Barwon Health FREE Workshop

Active Geelong and Barwon Health are proud to present a free workshop ‘Creating Thriving Workplaces Through Physical Activity’ November 19.


  • Hear from our keynote speaker Dr Megan Teychenne, Senior Lecturer, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University, as she discusses the evidence linking physical activity, sedentary behaviour & mental health.
  • Explore practical tips for reducing workplace sedentary time from Kylie Milward, Active Geelong advocate & Barwon Health exercise physiologist .
  • Take the opportunity to network, brainstorm, share stories, explore strategies & hear the successes & learnings from those currently working in the field.

Date: Tuesday 19 November 2019

Location:  Saint Mary’s Library & Research Centre, 190-192 Myers Street, Geelong.

Event time: 9.00AM-11.30AM

Register: Eventbrite


  1. Increase knowledge of physical activity & its relevance to employee health
  2. Explore the role that physical activity has on the mental health of employees.
  3. Highlight the opportunities, simple strategies & services that workplaces have to improve the physical & mental health of employees.
  4. Share experiences & strategies between local businesses

Who should attend?

This workshop is essential for:

  • Businesses of all sizes, employers, decision makers & employees in the G21 region
  • People & Culture, HR, OH&S
  • Employee health & well being representatives
  • Corporate health providers

Register: Eventbrite