Key messages

  • Food and nutrition data is a key input when planning policies and interventions to improve the health and wellbeing of Victorians.
  • Important data reports include the Victorian Population Health Survey and the Victorian Health Monitor Food and Nutrition report.

Monitoring of food, nutrition and related health data provides valuable information to help plan and target policies and interventions. It also helps evaluate the impact of what we are doing across the state to improve healthy eating habits and a healthier food system.

The following reports provide some key evidence and survey data related to food, nutrition and health in Victoria.

  • Victorian Population Health Survey
  • Victorian Health Monitor
  • Victorian Health Monitor Food and Nutrition report
  • The 2014 Chief Health Officer Report
  • Victorian Healthy Food Basket Survey
  • Victorian Health Monitor nutrition publications
  • VicHealth Indicators Survey 2011
  • Victorian Child and Adolescent Monitoring System.

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