Cardinia Food Circles Project - 2019 VicHealth Awards Finalist


All of us at the Cardinia Food Movement, along with Sustain: The Australian Food Network, Cardinia Shire Council, and our many partners working in Cardinia Shire, are delighted to have received the acknowledgement of VicHealth in the form of being a finalist for the work of everyone involved in the ground-breaking Cardinia Food Circles project over the past three years.

More than 59 finalists from across Victoria are in the running for the 2019 VicHealth Awards. The Cardinia Food Circles Project has been nominated for promoting healthy eating alongside four other finalists. This is a wonderful endorsement of the work of dozens of organisations and many hundreds of individuals all dedicated to the cause of healthy food systems that support a flourishing future for Cardinia Shire.

Check out the online gallery for all finalists, as well our gallery entry along with the 4 other finalists for promoting healthy eating.

We acknowledge our main partners in the project:

Cardinia Shire Council, Sustain: The Australian Food Network, Monash Health, Monash University, Koo Wee Rup Regional Health, Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation, Cardinia Food Movement, Pakenham Secondary College, Tarago Valley Organics, Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority, Casey Cardinia Libraries, Southern Migrant Resource Centre, The Community Grocer, United Africa Farm.

We acknowledge all other organisations involved in the project:

Aligned Leisure, Victorian Farmers Federation – Cardinia Branch, Country Women’s Association of Victoria (Officer, Pakenham, Koo Wee Rup, Upper Beaconsfield, and Woorinyan branches), Ripe for Change, Conservation Volunteers Australia, and RMIT University.

Further Information

The 2019 VicHealth Award Ceremony will be held on the evening on Tuesday 3 December 2019

For more information about the 2019 VicHealth Awards and to access the VicHealth Awards Finalist Gallery visit