- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
- Arts and Culture
- Child Protection & Out of Home Care Policy
- Community Sports and Recreation
- Cultural Heritage
- Emergency Services
- Human Rights
- Land Use Planning
- Manufacturing and Industry
- Mental Health
- Older People
- Physician Assisted Dying
- Ports and Freight
- Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
- State Finance and Taxation
- Substance Abuse and Dependence
Health is a major issue for Victorians, but policies must focus on more than just hospitals. While we need to fund hospitals, we also need to invest in keeping people healthy - to focus on wellness, not sickness.
We currently only invest around 2% of our health budget in preventive health - this has to increase.
Our obesity, junk food, alcohol and tobacco programs seek to do just that – keep people healthy and reduce the incidence of chronic disease in our community.
This greater focus on prevention and primary health care will bring down health costs for the state too.