From little seeds, big things grow

30 April 2024 A six-month nutrition and gardening pilot program in South Guildford has grown due to its success in promoting healthy behaviours in people recovering from mental illness. Casson Homes received $5,000 from Healthway towards establishing a community garden and to run bi-weekly nutrition and permaculture sessions for more than 100 of its past …

Supermarkets under junk food spotlight – new report

Supermarkets can do a lot more when it comes to policies on consumers purchasing healthier food and drinks, a new report has revealed. The Inside our Supermarkets Report was launched this month, providing an update on progress with supermarket policies that enable Australians to purchase and consume healthier food and drinks. Research conducted at the …

From little seeds, big things grow

A six-month nutrition and gardening pilot program in South Guildford has grown due to its success in promoting healthy behaviours in people recovering from mental illness. Casson Homes received $5,000 from Healthway towards establishing a community garden and to run bi-weekly nutrition and permaculture sessions for more than 100 of its past and present residents. The …

Health Minister appoints new Board member to Healthway Board

Image: Lisa Bayakly Cystic Fibrosis WA Chief Executive Officer and former KPMG partner Lisa Bayakly has been appointed to the Healthway Board for a three-year term. Ms Bayakly has significant experience in organisational, research and grant governance, and financial management, and has engaged with Boardrooms and Committees, including Audit and Risk Committees, within government, and …

Strategic Plan 2024-2029 Creating a healthier WA together

We are proud to present to you Healthway’s Strategic Plan 2024-2029: Creating a healthier WA together, which outlines our framework for action over the next five years to help achieve our vision for a healthier WA. Our strategic plan also identifies a new focus on advocacy and leadership to help drive system change, healthy equity and …

Funding available for WA schools

Our Healthy Schools Program works in partnership with Western Australian schools to create a healthier Western Australia (WA). This initiative aims to support schools to deliver projects that promote the health of their students through activities aligned with the Health Promoting Schools Framework. We are seeking to fund activities related to the promotion of good …

Healthway pitches in

Healthway’s A/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jeremy Hubble showed off his pitching skills at Saturday night’s Perth Heat game whilst sporting their special edition jersey, designed by a fan-based competition winner Chris Pavlesic from Sydney. Through Perth Heat and Healthway’s partnership fans from across the country are invited to design a special edition jersey that players …

Healthy eating a poetic justice

Healthway’s partnership with The Literature Centre develop creative techniques to deliver exciting and engaging ways to increase awareness on the importance of healthy eating to its students. This year each workshop was tasked with a short poem based on a health message and entries submitted into its national Healthy Poem Competition. Three national winners were chosen, including …

Small grants to make a big health impact in school communities

Congratulations to the 55 schools across our State who will share in more than $217,000 to implement projects within the school community, which address increasing healthy eating and creating a smoke-free WA. Read the media statement here. School Funded amount Project name Project description Regional Schools Shark Bay Primary School Parents and Citizens’ Association Incorporated …