Working together to keep Australia happy & healthy

IS YOUR TOWN RUNNING PROJECTS THAT INFLUENCE THE HEALTH AND HAPPINESS OF YOUR COMMUNITY?

You may be eligible for a Healthy Towns Award.

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATIONS FOR THE HEALTHY TOWNS AWARD ARE OPEN

Applications this year can be made by written or video submissions.

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Would you like to be a Healthy Towns sponsor?

Healthy Towns are looking for sponsors to help us celebrate the great work community groups do. Contact us now to find out more.

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Find out what a Healthy Towns Award could do for your organisation

VIDEO TESTIMONIALS

Healthy Towns aims to support rural and regional towns to run projects that improve local people's health and happiness

Healthy Towns Awards

In 2019 groups can only apply for ONE Connection Award (Connections with People, Connections with Place and Connections with Greenspace). Groups cannot apply for the Major Health and Happiness Award, this award winner will be chosen by members of the review panel from all the applications submitted.

Connections Between People

Recognising projects that bring people together, increase social connections and provide a sense of belonging within their community.

Connections With Place

Recognising projects that provide equitable access to resources and services, provide a sense of place and are culturally inclusive.

Connections With Greenspace

Recognising projects that are environmentally friendly and have a positive environmental impact on their town.

Each successful award recipient will receive $1,000 and the successful recipient of the major Health and Happiness Award will receive $5,000 to support the ongoing success of their projects.

Healthy Towns Showcase

Take a look at what other towns are doing and how their actions are enhancing the overall health and happiness of their communities.

River Road Equine Assisted Learning
CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE 16 July 2019

River Road Equine Assisted Learning is in its second year of operation who provide affordable equine assisted learning sessions and programs for disadvantaged, disengaged and/or developmentally delayed young people on the Sunshine Coast. Children and young adults exhibiting the following life challenges ASD, ADHD, ADD, victims of bullying, bullies, victims […]

Salty Souls
CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE 15 July 2019

The Salty Souls Legacy “Standing Tall” surfing program offers vulnerable children & teens not only a chance to learn to surf, but a chance to heal. Being a 6 week program they are taught surfing & ocean skills, they engage with other children while learning. This is more than a […]

Rainbow Beach Community Centre
CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PEOPLE 15 July 2019

Rainbow Beach Community Centre provides appropriate sporting equipment to promote community members being active and engaging with one another. Furthermore, they address the need for community, particularly the more senior members, to engage in physical activity to stimulate better health and wellbeing. Participation enhances social interaction to provide a sense […]

Healthy Towns Testimonials

Find out what a Healthy Towns Award could do for your organisation.

Healthy Towns is an initiative of:

PHN

Healthy Towns is supported by:

  • Healthy Towns
  • Healthy Towns
Healthy Towns acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.