Make Your Move
Council's Sport and Recreation launched its new health and wellness campaign entitled ‘Make Your Move’ (MYM) in 2019. It's purpose was to raise the profile of health, wellness and participation in sport and recreation activity across the Greater Dandenong.
Make Your Move Physical Activity Strategy 2020-30
Participating in regular physical activity and limiting the amount of time we are sedentary has significant health and social benefits. Physical activity reduces the risk of chronic conditions and disease risk factors such as overweight and obesity and improves social and emotional health and wellbeing.
The Make Your Move Greater Dandenong Physical Activity Strategy 2020-2030, endorsed by Council on 24 August 2020, provides the strategic framework to 'Increase the physical activity levels and health of our community.'
Read the Strategy and our Year One implementation plan below:
Why is Making Your Move important?
Council recently undertook extensive consultation and research to find out how active our community are, what prevents them from being active and how Greater Dandenong compares to the rest of Victoria.
This consultation highlighted a number of interesting key findings such as:
We also know, the way people participate in physical activity is changing due to:
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