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Active Geelong are pleased to launch the ‘Active Geelong Active Workplaces Awards’ for 2023.
Workplaces can support their staff to be physically active by creating an environment and culture that enables physical activity and reduces sedentary behaviour.
In the new ‘hybrid’ environment workplaces find themselves in as we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to approach workplace physical activity strategies in an innovative, holistic and personalised way.
Physical activity reduces the risk of serious chronic illnesses like heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Regular physical activity improves blood pressure, cholesterol and cardiovascular fitness and improves mental health.
The following awards are based on the Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program – Physical Activity Benchmarks
Active Geelong invites workplaces in the region to nominate for the following awards:
Active Geelong Active Workplaces Awards’ for 2023 criteria here
The ‘top gong’ and most prestigious award for the 2023 Active Geelong Active Workplace of the Year. This award will go to the workplace that best demonstrates a commitment to all areas of physical activity within the workplace including:
This award recognises the Workplace Champions of Physical Activity. Those that go above and beyond to:
Awarding a workplace that promotes physical activity through supportive leadership and employee participation and clearly demonstrate some of the following:
Awarding a workplace that supports physical activity for their employees before, during and after work and can clearly demonstrate some of the following:
Awarding a workplace that provides resources, support, and information to encourage increased physical activity and can clearly demonstrate some of the following:
Awarding a workplace that engages with the wider community to support and participate in physical activity and active travel initiatives and can clearly demonstrate some of the following:
This award recognises the GP Clinic that goes above and beyond to promote physical activity to their staff and patients. They show some of the following characteristics: