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Updated: 24 June 2011

Resources tagged: Communities

Filtered by locality: "Local"

Shire of Capel

Shire of Capel

The sport and recreation plan includes six key objectives of - access, equity and safety; partnership development; facility development, management and maintenance; community programming for increased participation; volunteer investment and development; and communication networks.

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Year published: 2010
Walkability Audit Tool

Walkability Audit Tool

Developed by the Department of Transport (July 2011) the Walkability Audit Tool is a tool for use by officers of local government authorities, consultants and community groups. The tool assists local governments in identifying issues to improve pedestrian safety, accessibility and amenity and to identify appropriate countermeasures.

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - City of Cockburn Case Study

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - City of Cockburn Case Study

Peta Turner from the Department of Health WA provided information supplied by the City of Cockburn on their successful Healthy Communities Initiative application.

City of Wanneroo - Healthy Communities Initiative Presentation

City of Wanneroo - Healthy Communities Initiative Presentation

Toyah Tinworth from the City of Wanneroo provided an overview of the local government's experiences thus far after receiving Healthy Communities Initiative funding.

City of Stirling: It's Your Choice - Handy Guide

City of Stirling: It's Your Choice - Handy Guide

Created by the City of Stirling the guide encourages residents to get off the couch and enjoy the wonderful surroundings the City has to offer while living a healthy and active life.

Get Active Gold Coast

Get Active Gold Coast

An initiative of the Gold Coast Physical Activity Alliance, designed to encourage the adoption of an active and healthy lifestyle. The website provides information about local events, physical activity opportunities, sporting organisations and healthy eating.

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Year published: 2010
Active Freo

Active Freo

The Active Freo webpage created by the City of Fremantle provides access to information about local sporting clubs, parks, events, facilities and physical activity opportunities.

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Year published: Published year not set
How to Promote Walking for Local Governments

How to Promote Walking for Local Governments

The Physical Activity Taskforce, with support from Healthway and the National Heart Foundation - WA Division, developed this guide to assist agencies that wish to promote walking. It draws from the experiences and examples of local governments and other agencies and groups who are successfully promoting walking in their community.

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Year published: 2007
Shire of Busselton

Shire of Busselton

The purpose of the plan was to provide the impetus for a measureable increase in physical activity opportunities in the local community.

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Year published: 2007
City of Perth: Get Active In The City

City of Perth: Get Active In The City

Building on a Physical Activity Plan already created, the City of Perth sought to develop an urban environment that supports physical activity and to promote resources to inform the community of local physical activity opportunities.

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Year published: 2011
Shire of Mukinbudin: Walk To Fitness Program

Shire of Mukinbudin: Walk To Fitness Program

Interest from the community has lead the Shire of Mukinbudin to prioritise walking as an alternative to sport, which has resulted in upgrades of infrastructure and walking maps and groups now available.

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Year published: 2011
City of Fremantle: Women On The Go

City of Fremantle: Women On The Go

The City of Fremantle identified women as a key target group to improve levels of physical activity and healthy eating. A ten week course involving participating being introduced to new physical activities options in the local community and education in the importance of nutrition and physical activity.

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Year published: 2011
Shire of Harvey: Super Skate

Shire of Harvey: Super Skate

With many children inactive after school the Shire of Harvey introduced 'Super Skate', a safe, physically active social outing for primary school aged children which also resulted in many adults enjoying casual skating.

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Year published: 2011
Shire of Mundaring: On Yer Feet and 10,000 Step Challenge

Shire of Mundaring: On Yer Feet and 10,000 Step Challenge

The Shire implemented a walking program to increase physical activity levels of residents followed by a 10,000 Step Challenge. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2008
City of Stirling: Follow My Lead

City of Stirling: Follow My Lead

The City identified gaps in the range of community programs they offered and subsequently established a number of walking initiatives for residents and their dogs, which also showcased outdoor areas and promoted responsible dog ownership. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2007
Town of Northam: Park and Walk and Walk Northam

Town of Northam: Park and Walk and Walk Northam

The Town and Shire of Northam set out to increase walking within the town centre, as an alternative to driving from location to location. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2006
City of Rockingham: Stepping It Out In Rockingham

City of Rockingham: Stepping It Out In Rockingham

The City of Rockingham set out to increase resident's physical activity by establishing walking initiatives in public spaces. This case study outlines the project objectives, what happened, the critical success factors and the costs of the project.

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Year published: 2010
City of Rockingham 'Step It Out In Rockingham'

City of Rockingham 'Step It Out In Rockingham'

The resource produced by the City of Rockingham showcases five walks in different suburbs.

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Year published: 2009
Shire of Mukinbudin 'Botanical Walk'

Shire of Mukinbudin 'Botanical Walk'

The resource developed by the Shire of Mukinbudin outlines a 4.6 kilometre walk around the township.

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Year published: 2008
City of Joondalup 'Walking Maps - Be Active'

City of Joondalup 'Walking Maps - Be Active'

The City of Joondalup booklet showcases a walking route in every suburb of the City.

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Year published: 2008
Shire of Irwin 'Walk Dongara Denision'

Shire of Irwin 'Walk Dongara Denision'

The resource developed by the Shire of Irwin outlines 12 walks around the township of Dongara Denison and the coastline.

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Year published: 2008
Shire of Busselton 'Walk-Cycle Busselton'

Shire of Busselton 'Walk-Cycle Busselton'

The Shire of Busselton publication 'Walk-Cycle Busselton' showcases five local walking and cycling routes.

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Year published: 2008
Shire of Dandaragan 'Turquoise Way Walk'

Shire of Dandaragan 'Turquoise Way Walk'

The resource developed by the Shire of Dandaragan showcases a walk along the Jurien Bay coastline.

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Year published: 2008
City of Belmont Walk Maps

City of Belmont Walk Maps

Walk maps are located on pages 20 to 21 of the City of Belmont, Leisure, Art & Cultural Guide 2008. The resource includes four walk trails set amongst local waterways.

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Year published: 2010
Town of Bassendean 'Wicked Walks'

Town of Bassendean 'Wicked Walks'

The 'Wicked Walks' resource was developed by the Town of Bassendean in 2008. It includes walk maps for three local suburbs and provides a good example of the type of walking resources Local Governments can produce to encourage the community to get more active.

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Year published: 2008
City of Geraldton-Greenough

City of Geraldton-Greenough

The Physical Activity and Nutrition Plan provides a framework to guide the City of Geraldton-Greenough to plan, develop, implement, evaluate and sustain physical activity programs, opportunities and services for all residents, into the future.

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Year published: 2010
City of Belmont

City of Belmont

The Physical Activity and Nutrition Strategic Plan provides a framework and a set of objectives to assist the City of Belmont to plan, develop, implement, evaluate and sustain physical activity and healthy eating programs, opportunities and services into the future.

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Year published: 2010
City of Wanneroo: Get Active Wanneroo 10,000 Project

City of Wanneroo: Get Active Wanneroo 10,000 Project

The City of Wanneroo created the Get Active Wanneroo 10,000 plan in response to the declining levels of physical activity in Western Australia.

Participate Play Peel

Participate Play Peel

With high levels of of inactivity in the Peel Region, the appointment of a Physical Activity Project Officer was fundamental to addressing the barriers to participation and inactivity amongst residents.

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Year published: 2005
City of Fremantle: Physical Activity Strategic Plan

City of Fremantle: Physical Activity Strategic Plan

This project developed a Physical Activity Strategic Plan with a whole of Council approach, to ensure a sustainable and comprehensive way to support and promote physical activity was adopted in the City of Fremantle.

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Year published: 2005
City of Belmont: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan 2009 - 2013

City of Belmont: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan 2009 - 2013

The City of Belmont identified the need to develop a Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan that met the needs of the community and improved awareness of health, social, safety and economic benefits of physical activity and nutrition.

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Year published: 2011
City of Belmont: 10 000 Steps Challenge

City of Belmont: 10 000 Steps Challenge

Seeking to establish a sustainable program for promoting and educating local residents about the benefits of physical activity, the City of Belmont coordinated 10,000 steps programs.

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