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Active Living 101 Seminar

The Physical Activity Taskforce conducted the Active Living 101 Seminar on Wednesday 4 April 2012 at the Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre. Over 80 people attended. The key messages presented were about active living and the importance of activating people and places for the health and wellbeing of our community.

Walk WA: Walking Strategy Appendices

Walk WA: Walking Strategy Appendices

This Appendices document accompanies the Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007 – 2020 (Walk WA) document.

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Year published: 2012
WA Walking Strategy 2007-2020 - Appendices

WA Walking Strategy 2007-2020 - Appendices

This Appendices document accompanies the Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007 – 2020 (Walk WA) document.

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Year published: 2012
Submission - Metropolitan Local Government Review Panel Issues Paper (Dec 2011)

Submission - Metropolitan Local Government Review Panel Issues Paper (Dec 2011)

This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the Metropolitan Local Government Review Panel Issues Paper.

Active Living for All

Active Living for All

Launched on Thursday 15 December 2011, the Active Living for All framework represents the strategic direction for increasing and improving opportunities for physical activity in Western Australia (WA) over the next five years (2012 - 2016).

2012 School Calendar and Information Kit

2012 School Calendar and Information Kit

Schools are in an ideal position to provide physical activity opportunities for children and help them develop the knowledge, skills and habits for lifelong healthy and active living.

2012 School Information Kit

2012 School Information Kit

The following information package was developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce’s School Promotions Sub-Group to assist schools in planning 2012 physical activity education and programs.

2012 School Calendar

2012 School Calendar

The following calendar is intended to assist schools in planning 2012 physical activity programs, events and professional development for staff, in support of providing the mandatory two hours of physical activity per week for students in years 1-10.

Local Government Active Living Strategy

Local Government Active Living Strategy

The Taskforce developed a Local Government Active Living Strategy which aimed to support Local Government through a coordinated and collaborative approach to key issues that impact on opportunities for active living within the community.

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Year published: 2011
It's Your Move! Getting Students Active

It's Your Move! Getting Students Active

The following brochure was co-developed by the Department of Education and Physical Activity Taskforce to assist schools in understanding how they can support students to develop the knowledge, skills and habits for lifelong healthy and active living.

Brain boost: Sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning

Brain boost: Sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning

The paper developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation WA provides information about the link between physical activity and academic achievement.

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Year published: 2010
Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan (August 2011)

Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan (August 2011)

This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the 'Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan' to assist in the development of the final city centre structure plan for the City of Stirling.

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 4 to 7

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 4 to 7

The year 4 to 7 (middle school) 4th R Curriculum Resource package aims to provide guidance for educators using Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps programs and will assist schools in choosing from the diverse range of programs on offer.

Eat Well Play Well: A Guide for Parents

Eat Well Play Well: A Guide for Parents

Developed by the Department of Education, with funding support from the Physical Activity Taskforce, this booklet for parents has been developed to help tackle the increasingly serious issues of childhood obesity and inactivity.

Sport for All Handout (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Sport for All Handout (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Claire Ditri from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Sport for All initiative as outlined in the brochure. (No PowerPoint presentation used).

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Year published: 2011
Agenda - Local Government Grants Seminar

Agenda - Local Government Grants Seminar

The agenda for the Local Government Grants Seminar held on Friday 15th July 2011.

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Year published: 2011
Other Funding Opportunities - Healthway

Other Funding Opportunities - Healthway

Information about the various Healthway Grants available to be applied for by local governments.

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Year published: 2011
Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

Information about the Council on the Ageing WA - Senior's Week Grants.

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Year published: 2011
Other Funding Opportunities - Department for Communities Grant Information

Other Funding Opportunities - Department for Communities Grant Information

Information about the various Department for Communities Grants available to be applied for by local governments.

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Other Funding Opportunities

Other Funding Opportunities

Rebecca Fidrych from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided an overview of several grant opportunities available that had not already been outlined.

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Trails Grants Presentation

Trails Grants Presentation

Geordie Thompson from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Trails Grants Program.

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Susan McDonald from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of sources the department uses for community profiling.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

Sarah Joyce from the Department of Health WA provided an overview of data that is available from the department and other government sources.

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Year published: 2011
Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation

Peta Turner from the Department of Health WA provided an overview of the national Healthy Communities Initiative Grants.

Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund Presentation

Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund Presentation

Clayton White from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund.

Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants Presentation

Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants Presentation

Lisa Wheatley from the Heart Foundation provided an overview of the Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants available as part of the national Swap It, Don’t Stop It campaign.

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Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation

Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation

Jo Del Prete from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided an overview of considerations for local governments when applying for grants.

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Year published: 2011
The 4th R Curriculum Resource

The 4th R Curriculum Resource

Recognising the diverse requirements on principals and educators in committing to out of school learning opportunities, the Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps have developed some tools to aid teacher planning and identification of learning outcomes from school camps and physical activity programs.

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 8 to 10

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 8 to 10

The year 8 to 10 4th R Curriculum Resource package aims to provide guidance for educators using Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps programs and will assist schools in choosing from the diverse range of programs on offer.

Department of Transport - Cycling Brochures

Department of Transport - Cycling Brochures

The Department of Transport produces and distributes a range of comprehensive cycling brochures, which can be downloaded from the cycling section of their website.

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Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007-2020

Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007-2020

The Walk WA Walking Strategy was developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce to assist the community and all organisations and agencies involved in walking throughout Western Australia.

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Year published: 2007
WA Disabled Sports Association Inc.

WA Disabled Sports Association Inc.

WASDA is the peak, non profit organisation that is responsible for ensuring people with disabilities are empowered and have a range of opportunities to participate in sport and recreation.

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WA Local Government Association

WA Local Government Association

The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) advocates on behalf of all the State's local governments and negotiates service agreements for the sector. WALGA is not a government department or agency.

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Taskforce Terms of Reference

Taskforce Terms of Reference

The Physical Activity Taskforce Terms of Reference guided the functions and activities of the Taskforce.

How Active are Western Australians

How Active are Western Australians

This presentation outlines the methodology, key findings and comparisons for the 2008 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) and the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Northern Territory

Northern Territory

goNT is a whole of government and community initiative to promote physical activity and encourage Territorians to be more active in their everyday life. It is driven and monitored by the Chief Minister's Active Living Council, responsible for implementing and monitoring the goNTstrategy and first year action plan.

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Queensland

Queensland

The Queensland government's physical activity website includes physical activity information, resources and links - including information for both consumers and professionals.

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Active Play

Active Play

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of active play.

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Year published: 2004
Physical Inactivity

Physical Inactivity

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of physical inactivity.

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School-based Physical Activity

School-based Physical Activity

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of school based physical activity.

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2003 CAPANS Physical Activity Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS). Each fact sheet provides easy to read information on specific aspects of the 2003 CAPANS report data.

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General Procedures

General Procedures

The following fact sheet outlines the methodology behind the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the general procedures used.

Anthropometric Procedures

Anthropometric Procedures

The following fact sheet outlines the methodology behind the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the anthropometric procedures used.

Physical Activity

Physical Activity

The following fact sheet outlines the methodology behind the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the gathering and treatment of physical activity data.

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Year published: 2004
New South Wales

New South Wales

The Premier's Council for Active Living (PCAL) aims to build and strengthen the physical and social environments in which communities engage in active living. It comprises of senior representatives from across government, industry and the community sector.

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Victoria

Victoria

'Go for your life' aims to promote healthy eating and increase levels of physical activity. The website provides a range of information for, fools and resources for teenagers, adults, new parents, children, families and older adults.

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South Australia

South Australia

Be Active is a South Australian message established by the State Government to get more South Australians more active, more often. With such a fantastic state in which to be active, there are many opportunities for all of us!

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Tasmania

Tasmania

Get Moving Tasmania aims to increase the level of physical activity of all Tasmanian's and promotes active and healthy lifestyles. On the Get Moving Tasmania website you will find a range of physical activity information that can help you and your community get moving.

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Creating Active Communities: Physical Activity Guidelines for Local Councils

Creating Active Communities: Physical Activity Guidelines for Local Councils

Developed by the Department of Local Government, NSW Health Department, NSW Sport and Recreation, National Heart Foundation of Australia (NSW Division). The purpose of this guide is to provide local governments with a practical resource that will assist them to encourage local communities to be more physically active.

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Year published: 2008
How To: Physical Activity Plans: A Guide For Local Government

How To: Physical Activity Plans: A Guide For Local Government

The Physical Activity Taskforce developed the following guide to assist agencies who wish to develop their own plan and to learn from the lessons of local governments who are leading the way in making physical activity a priority in their community.

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Year published: 2008
Submission - Mental Health Towards 2020     (Sept. 2010)

Submission - Mental Health Towards 2020 (Sept. 2010)

This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) to provide comment, to the Mental Health Commission, on the consultation paper 'Western Australia – Mental Health Towards 2020'.

CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools

CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools

The CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools presentation provides background information to the Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2008, key findings and recommendations for the future.

Walk Week Seminar Presentation

Walk Week Seminar Presentation

This presentation highlights key findings from the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey, with a specific focus on walking.

CAPANS 2008: Key Findings

CAPANS 2008: Key Findings

The CAPANS 2008: Key Findings presentation provides background information to the Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2008 and key physical activity and body size findings for Western Australian children in grades 3,5,7,8,10 and 11 at school.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

This presentation discusses the key findings from the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

The Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action presentation addresses key strategies and actions based on the findings of the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Active Women

Active Women

Developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation, this brochure examines how active Western Australian women are and common barriers to their participation in sport and recreation.

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Year published: 2004
Benefits of Physical Activity

Benefits of Physical Activity

Developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation, this fact sheet explores the physical health, mental health, social, environmental and economic benefits associated with participating in regular physical activity.

My Healthy Balance

My Healthy Balance

Developed by Diabetes WA, My Healthy Balance is a free internet program that can provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

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Unplug and Play

Unplug and Play

Developed by the Heart Foundation, the Unplug and Play Parent Campaign targets parents in Western Australia to increase their awareness of the urgent need for children to spend more time in active play and less time using TV, electronic games and the internet for entertainment.

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TravelSmart

TravelSmart

Run by the Department of Transport, TravelSmart helps people to use cars less and to choose alternatives such as walking, cycling, and public transport.

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Find Thirty

Find Thirty

The Find Thirty every day campaign, initiated by the Heart Foundation, be active wa Physical Activity Taskforce and Department of Health, aims to increase the number of West Australian adults who are sufficiently active for good health.

Get on Track Challenge

Get on Track Challenge

An initiative of Diabetes WA, funded by the Department of Health, the Get on Track Challenge is a free, fun and entertaining team-based physical activity and healthy eating program for all WA adults.

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Year published: 2011
Healthy Active Workplaces

Healthy Active Workplaces

Healthy Active Workplaces is an initiative formed by the Physical Activity Taskforce and the Department of Sport and Recreation which aims to help employers plan for healthy and active workplaces by providing opportunities to increase physical activity, health and wellbeing of employees.

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Sportslink

Sportslink

Developed by inclusionwa, Sportslink is a service is for children aged 7 to 12 that have a disability and want to develop their sporting skills and confidence. Sporting groups, schools, facility managers and local government are urged to adopt the program.

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Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007-2020

Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007-2020

This strategy was developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce to assist the community and all organisations and agencies involved in walking throughout Western Australia. Walk WA aims to improve the health and wellbeing of every Western Australian.

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Year published: 2007
Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia 2009

Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia 2009

Published by the Department of Health, this is an analysis of the 2009 data from the Department of Health's Health and Wellbeing Survey and presents information on a range of indicators associated with Western Australian children's health and wellbeing.

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Year published: 2010
Health and Wellbeing of Adults in Western Australia 2009

Health and Wellbeing of Adults in Western Australia 2009

Published by the Department of Health, this is an analysis of the 2009 data from the Health Department's Health and Wellbeing Survey and presents information on a range of indicators associated with Western Australian adults' health and wellbeing.

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Year published: 2010

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