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    Global Health Risks and Action Plan

    Global Health Risks and Action Plan

    The World Health Organization: Global Health Risks and Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Non Communicable Diseases is a key document written primarily for the community of international development partners, as well as those in government and civil society concerned with urgent action to address the rapidly increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle -income countries and its serious implications for poverty reduction and economic development.

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    Year published: 2009
    TravelSmart Local Government Program - Evaluation Summary

    TravelSmart Local Government Program - Evaluation Summary

    This document summarises the evaluation process and findings of the TravelSmart Local Government program. The evaluation was carried out by independent review in April - July 2011. The TravelSmart Local Government program supports local government to reduce car dependency in their communities through the employment of a TravelSmart Officer.

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    Year published: 2011
    TravelSmart Workplace Program - Evaluation Summary

    TravelSmart Workplace Program - Evaluation Summary

    The following document is a four page summary of the TravelSmart Workplace Program evaluation which was carried out by independent evaluation in April - July 2011. The evaluation summarises the evaluation process, findings and recommendations for enhancing the program. The TravelSmart Workplace program supports employers and site managers to reduce car trips to their workplaces and enable active, sustainable travel choices.

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    Year published: 2011
    TravelSmart Program Evaluation - Final Report (July 2011)

    TravelSmart Program Evaluation - Final Report (July 2011)

    The Western Australian Department of Transport commissioned Marsden Jacob Associates (MJA) to undertake the "Evaluation of TravelSmart Local Government and Workplace Programs".

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    Year published: 2011
    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
    Professor Fiona Bull Presentation

    Professor Fiona Bull Presentation

    Professor Bull, from the Centre for Built Environment and Health - School of Population Health, presented on the global physical activity agenda and how this can help inform local direction to your community.

    Mark Fenton Presentation

    Mark Fenton Presentation

    Mr Fenton shared his knowledge on how to create more active places and people in your community – leading to more liveable, sustainable, and productive cities and towns.

    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.

    Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute

    Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute

    The Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute is a leading-edge, internationally recognised research, teaching and policy advice provider in sustainability. There are a number of publications and discussion papers on the CUSP website which deal with the uptake of active transport and the design of environments which are conducive to healthy, active lifestyle choices.

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    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.

    Creating Healthy Neighbourhoods

    Creating Healthy Neighbourhoods

    Developed by the Heart Foundation, this brochure highlights the results of consumer preferences for healthy developments and provides some basic guidance to the development industry on how new developments can appeal to the market demand for healthy neighbourhoods.

    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.

    Trails Grants Presentation

    Trails Grants Presentation

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

    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.

    Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 1

    Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 1

    The document by the Department of Health WA is to be used by local governments to request data required for Healthy Communities Initiative grant applications.

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    Year published: 2011
    An Australian Vision for Active Transport

    An Australian Vision for Active Transport

    This report, prepared by the Australia Local Government Association, Bus Industry Confederation, Cycling Promotion Fund, National Heart Foundation of Australia and International Association of Public Transport, calls on the Australian Government to make a major commitment to driving active transport in Australia.

    Act Belong Commit

    Act Belong Commit

    Keeping mentally healthy is just as important as staying physically healthy and it’s as easy as A-B-C: Act-Belong-Commit.

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    National Physical Activity Plan (US)

    National Physical Activity Plan (US)

    The Plan is a comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives that aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population. The Plan is the product of a private-public sector collaborative. Hundreds of organisations are working together to change our communities in ways that will enable every American to be sufficiently physically active.

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    Public Health Agency of Canada

    Public Health Agency of Canada

    With dramatically rising rates of overweight and obesity, “healthy living” needs to become a way of life for more Canadians. Making healthy food choices, staying physically active and maintaining a healthy weight are essential to good health, and key areas of focus for the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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    Alberta Centre for Active Living

    Alberta Centre for Active Living

    The Alberta Centre for Active Living is an advocate of physical activity and a primary source of research and education on physical activity for practitioners, organisations and decision-makers. The Centre's mandate is to improve the health and quality of life for all people through physical activity. The website also links to a wide range of resources from other organisations on many aspects of physical activity, including workplace, children and youth, older adults and preventing chronic diseases

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    SPARC: Sport and Recreation New Zealand

    SPARC: Sport and Recreation New Zealand

    SPARC is dedicated to getting New Zealanders enjoying and excelling through sport and recreation. SPARC focuses on providing opportunities for New Zealanders to participate in recreation every day and getting more New Zealanders winning on the world stage. SPARC's priority areas are Young New Zealanders (0-18 years), Grassroots Sport, Recreation, Partner Capability and High Performance.

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    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.

    Physical Activity and Health Alliance

    Physical Activity and Health Alliance

    The Scottish Physical Activity and Health Alliance is a network that engages a variety of people from different sectors and professions who are involved in the promotion of physical activity and health in Scotland. It helps to inform people, connect people with others and to aid policy development and implementation.

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    Walkability Checklist

    Walkability Checklist

    At the Active Transportation Seminar on the 7th April 2011, the following walkability checklist was provided as a guide for identifying issues and areas for improvement, in terms of the the walkability and bikeability of communities.

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    Year published: 2011

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