About health initiatives

Health initiatives

Initiatives that respond to the health needs of our communities.

What is it?

We respond to the health needs of our communities through a range of initiatives.

These initiatives are:

  • organisation-wide
  • collaborations with partners and communities

Our community wellbeing team oversee some of these initiatives. Read more about their work below


Our organisation-wide initiatives take place across Victoria. 

Initiatives by our community wellbeing team are mostly based in Moreland.


Organisation-wide initiatives

Call 1300 637 744

Email info@merrihealth.org.au

Community wellbeing team

Call 1300 637 744

Email community.wellbeing@merrihealth.org.au

More information

What does health promotion look like at Merri Heath?

Our community wellbeing, health promotion and population health initiatives respond to the priority health needs of our communities.

We work in partnership with community members, local government, education and other providers to bring about better health and wellbeing for all.

Check out our current Strategic Plan 2017-2021.

What are we working on?

We work on many different projects each year.

Right now, we are working on a new strategic plan for the next four years - 2021-2025.

Recent projects include:

Read more about these projects in our Integrated Health Promotion report 2019/20, or check out our Strategic Plan 2017-2021.

The Community Wellbeing team also has a Community Engagement Framework 2021-23 to guide us in our community engagement activities for the next 2 years.

Some of our past initiatives include:

These initiatives have been made possible with funding from the Victorian Government, the Australian Government Department of Social Services, and contributions from Moreland Council and philanthropic organisations. 

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We work on many different projects each year.


Right now, we’re developing a new strategic plan for the next four years: 2021-2025.

Recent projects include