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The 2023 Active Geelong Active Workplace Awards were presented during a gala breakfast at GMHBA Stadium on Wednesday 8th of November. The event was...Continue reading
Winter’s setting in and the great temptation for many people is to rug up, stay indoors and hunker down until spring when they should...Continue reading
MEDICINE IS ON THE MOVE Active Geelong, supported by Western Victoria PHN, invites you to join them for this important virtual event evening. The...Continue reading
Active Geelong has identified workplaces as an important setting for physical activity interventions. We will support businesses in the Geelong region through innovative initiatives that will increase access, provide new opportunities and support activities that promote physical activity.
We need passionate workplaces to help us achieve our mission to make Geelong Australia’s most active region. Sign your workplace up to be Movement Champion – a n employer that champions physical activity and encourages their employees to move a little more.Sign up your workplace now
Active Geelong and prominent Geelong transport company McColl’s Transport, have partnered in our first workplace mapping project. The project investigated the barriers and enablers of physical activity in the transport and logistics industry.
Using the expertise of our Movement Makers – the Healthy Communities Unit (Barwon Health) and the Global Obesity Centre (Deakin University), several workshops were held using a Group Model Build approach. Each workshop included a range of workers from drivers and workshop staff to administration and managers.
Through their participation, McColl’s Transport has demonstrated their commitment to staff health, and to making Geelong Australia’s most active city.READ THE WORKSHOP SUMMARY
To increase knowledge on the importance of physical activity in the workplace, Active Geelong and Movement Makers the Healthy Communities Unit (Barwon Health), presented a free workshop to the Geelong business community.
Attendees took the opportunity to network, brainstorm, share stories, explore strategies and hear the successes and learnings from those currently working in the field including: