Sustainable Development Goal 3

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


From September 2020, the Australian Neighbourhood and Community Houses Association and UNAA Victoria are presenting a series of monthly webinars to explore why and how Neighbourhood Houses and Centres can engage with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Each webinar will explore one SDG in depth and include speakers from Neighbourhood Houses and Centres already working to progress this Goal.

SDG 3 Good Health and Welbeing will be the focus goal of this session, with the discussion looking at current and potential future links between Social prescribing and Neighbourhood House and Community Centres.

Social prescribing enables GPs and allied health care professionals to refer patients, whose health or mental health is affected by non-medical factors, such as housing, financial stress, health literacy, loneliness or social exclusion, to non-medical support services.


Sustainable Development Goal 3

Neighbourhood and Community Houses

Social Prescribing

Period9 Sept 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleSocial Prescribing: SDG Good Health and Well-Being
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media typeWeb
    DescriptionWebinar discussing how Neighbourhood/Community Houses support SDG3 by models of Social Prescribing

    Good Health and Well-being is multifaceted, therefore the way in which Neighbourhood houses and centres address this Sustainable Development Goal differs greatly. Across our Houses/ Centres there are healthy cooking classes, exercise groups, and gardening to promote physical health, but there are also art classes and social groups, such as Men's Shed targeted towards building mental health within the community.
    PersonsMark Morgan


TitleLocalising the SDGs: A community led approach to global issues Webinar
Location, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Period9 Sept 2020 → 9 Sept 2020