Healthway Newsletter November/December 2016


Healthway sponsorships encourage healthy eating

Five WA community groups have shared $390,000 of Healthway funding to promote LiveLighter and Go for 2 & 5. The funding was announced by the Minister for Health, the Hon. John Day. Read more...

Swan Festival of Lights shows how to Livelighter

A Healthway partnership with WA’s Indian community helped bring Deepavali and the healthy lifestyle message to Elizabeth Quay. Read more...

Healthway helps make arts a wellbeing winner

A total of 18 arts and community organisations across WA shared $809,000 in Healthway sponsorships. Which were announced by the Minister for Health the Hon. John Day. Read more...

All Healthway sponsorship applications available online!

Healthway recently expanded its online application system to include all sponsorship applications. Read more...

Key role for Act-Belong-Commit in Mental Health Week

Mentally Healthy WA’s Act-Belong-Commit message with a special focus on suicide prevention was the official theme for Mental Health Week in October. Read more...

Healthway partnership with the WACA goes in to bat for regional health

The Western Australian Cricket Association and Healthway have launched a new program that will take the Alcohol.Think Again message to country cricket clubs. Read more...

Funding approved for health promotion projects

The Minister for Health, the Hon. John Day, has announced Healthway’s funding approvals for health promotion projects for September and October 2016.  The projects were decided by Healthway’s Board. To see the approved projects, visit the Healthway website.

Best wishes from Healthway for the Festive Season

This will be Healthway’s final edition of e-news for 2016 and we would like to wish all of our valued partners in health, sports, arts, racing and community organisations a very healthy and happy Christmas and a safe New Year.
We’ll look forward to working with you all in 2017.

Upcoming Events

10 December – 2016 Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival @ Manjimup presented by LiveLighter
A family fun festival showcasing local produce with a focus on cherries and family entertainment. Most activities free, tickets required for some events. For info, visit

14 – 18 January 2017 - Festival of Busselton promoting Make Smoking History @ Busselton
Family focused activities mostly free of charge. Over 25 events for the community to participate in, including Children’s Pirate Competition, Pirate man Workshop, Festival Float Parade, cinema evenings, Children’s Chalk Art, artisan stores, and the Festival Concert and fireworks. For info visit