Our policies

Our policies guide our work and are aligned with our vision of creating a healthy Western Australia.  

Policy position: Minimum Health Requirements

This policy outlines our minimum health requirements for all our funded organisations as conditions of funding. 

Policy position: Projects engaging with Aboriginal people and their communities

This policy outlines Healthway’s expectations of organisations who wish to undertake projects with Aboriginal people and/or communities.

Policy position: Healthy Food and Drink Provision 

This policy outlines our approach to healthy food and drinks. One of the requirements of this policy is that sugary drinks will not be on display at particular Healthway funded events and activities. A ‘Non-display of sugary drinks’ guideline is available for download below.

Policy position: Co-Supporters

This policy outlines our approach to reduce the promotion of unhealthy brands and minimise the risk that Healthway’s health promotion objectives will be undermined by the presence of other sponsors/partners. 

The Co-Supporters guideline provides additional information regarding the co-sponsorship of unhealthy brands. The guideline should be read in conjunction with the Co-Supporters policy. 

The Co-Supporters policy and guidelines replaces the previous Co-Sponsorship policy. For some Healthway funded organisations, the Co-Sponsorship policy still applies as part of their Agreements. Please contact Healthway for more information.

Policy position: Educational Settings

This policy outlines our approach to assessing requests from, or that take place in educational settings.

Policy position: Religious Organisations and Events

This policy outlines our approach to providing funding to religious organisations or for events and activities. 

Policy position: Smoking in the Arts

This policy outlines our approach regarding grant funding, and the portrayal of smoking in arts productions.

Policy position: Tobacco company involvement

This policy outlines Healthway’s approach to contractual obligations with companies or organisations which may be involved with the tobacco industry.


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