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Healthy by Design – Victoria 2004

Healthy by Design – Victoria 2004

Prepared by the National Heart Foundation of Australia (Victoria Division), Healthy by Design: A Planners' Guide to Environments for Active Living has been developed with the aim of making it easier for planners to incorporate, into daily planning decisions, design considerations that positively impact on the health and well being of all Victorians.

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Healthy by Design – Victoria 2004 Adobe PDF 4.97 MB

This resource may be used as a tool for:

  • Preparing plans (such as open space master plans);
  • Designing proposed developments;
  • Developing design guidelines or checklists;
  • Developing innovative built environment projects;
  • Assessing development proposals;
  • Influencing strategic directions;
  • Embedding health into Municipal Strategic Statements;
  • Influencing planning scheme provisions;
  • Ongoing development and enhancement of open spaces; and,
  • Sharing public health knowledge with the development or consultation community.