An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.GEORDIE COWAN September 2, 2014 3:12am
Moama Anglican Grammar School students (back from left) students Kallum Smith and Evan Kraak, project manager Sophie McEniry, LA Vision’s Garry Ainsworth, multimedia teacher David Fenwick; (front) LA Vision’s Liz Ainsworth, Rochester champion Greg Walkley, Echuca champion Judy Clark and The Splendid Word’s Christy O’Brien
Moama Anglican Grammar School students are helping to create a television ad aimed at changing the general attitude towards ageing.
The year 11 students are gaining a first-hand experience of what is needed to build a campaign from scratch.
Campaspe Primary Care Partnership service co-ordination project manager Sophie McEniry said the ad was hoped to open conversations about healthy ageing.
‘‘We want to combat ageing attitudes and enhance understanding of what a positive impact that these healthy ageing practices can have on the older community of the 65-plus age group,’’ she said.
The ad is for the Healthy Ageing Project and will focus on nutrition, physical activity, being socially connected and overall emotional wellbeing.
Two ‘champions’ in the area who will be highlighted on the ad are Rochester’s Greg Walkley and Echuca’s Judy Clark.
The ad is expected to be played on regional networks in October or November, as well as on YouTube, while partner health organisations in the region will use it in their waiting rooms and on websites.
The multimedia students were introduced to The Splendid Word’s Christy O’Brien, who spoke about the process of making the scripts clear and concise, as well as LA Vision’s Liz Ainsworth spoke about how to execute the script and film the ad in a manner and tone the audience would want to receive it.
Filming for the ad will take place in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
Coca-Cola Amatil has confirmed it will be pressing on with its $100 million redevelopment of SPC Ardmona.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
A snake was spotted this afternoon at the fish and chip shop.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
Remembering Australian political giant Gough Whitlam who once called on Benalla police to stop then Treasurer Frank Crean on his journey up the Hume to phone the PM.
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