WSLHD launches health video competition with big prizes for student filmmakers in western Sydney

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Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) has launched this year’s Youth Voices Get Active video competition, with exciting prizes available.

The competition aims to empower high school students to encourage their peers to embrace physical activity, promoting not only physical health but also positive mental wellbeing.

Physical activity is recognised as a key protective factor in the prevention of chronic disease and is beneficial for positive mental health.

To enter the competition, students are invited to create a short video (less than 45 seconds) addressing one of the following topics:

  • Top tips for being physically active
  • How to register for a sport
  • Being physically active is fun

Entries close at 5pm AEST, Monday, 22 April 2024

Generous prizes will be awarded to first, second and third- place winners, along with special category prizes.

Additionally, schools with the highest number of student entries will receive a special prize.

This competition is organised by the Prevention Education and Research Unit (PERU) at WSLHD, with support from philanthropists, the Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People, HealthWISE, and the Blacktown, Hills, and Mount Druitt Medical Practitioners Association.