Our community want their plate full of local, healthy and abundant food

The Community Plate (TCP) is a collective of local organisations, groups and individuals working together to realise our newly announced Community Aspiration, that ‘we are all connected to food that is local, healthy and abundant.’ TCP has dedicated a large amount of time to develop this Community Aspiration. Over an 18 month period TCP held in depth discussions with a...

A message from TCP

We understand that these are challenging times for many. The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on the health of our loved ones, the businesses we rely upon, the health of our economy, and the way we live our daily lives. In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to retain a sense of wellness. Throughout all of this...

And we’re off!

The Community Plate was officially launched by Frankston Cr Mayor Michael O’Reilly in October at the Frankston District Netball Association’s Jubilee Park Stadium. Free fruit was donated by Woolworths Karingal and enjoyed by netball players and local families. The Community Plate is a local collaboration looking for ways to make better connections between our local community and healthy food. The...

Healthy Eating in our Leisure Centres

Frankston City Council, Mornington Peninsula Shire, Frankston Mornington Peninsula Primary Care Partnership and Peninsula Health are currently working in collaboration to support local leisure centres to increase healthy eating.

What’s going on in your community

The health of our community is of the utmost importance for the prosperity of our region. Nearly two-thirds of Australian adults are now overweight or obese and these trends are on the rise. The obesogenic physical, economic, political and sociocultural environments in which we live are driving these trends.