Skip to content Be Active WA logo

Page updated: 11 September 2012

The Physical Activity Taskforce has ceased operation and this website is no longer updated.

Updated: 11 September 2012

Resources tagged: Non-government organisations

Resources tagged Non-government organisations

Showing 1 - 25 of 26 Resources.

Diagnosis of Physical Activity in Western Australia

Diagnosis of Physical Activity in Western Australia

In 2011, as part of a broader strategic directions project, the Physical Activity Taskforce commissioned TNS Australia to conduct a diagnosis of physical activity in Western Australia.

National Preventative Health Strategy

National Preventative Health Strategy

The Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon, launched the National Preventative Health Strategy on 1 September 2009. The Strategy provides a blueprint for tackling the burden of chronic disease currently caused by obesity, tobacco, and excessive consumption of alcohol. It is directed at primary prevention and addresses all relevant arms of policy and all available points of leverage, in both the health and non-health sectors.

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).

Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Framework for Western Australia 2011-2015

Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Framework for Western Australia 2011-2015

The Strong Spirit Strong Mind – Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Framework for Western Australia 2011-2015 has been developed to provide guidance to key stakeholders, such as the alcohol and other drug sector and a broad range of government and non-government agencies, towards delivering culturally secure programs and supporting Aboriginal ways of working in order to strengthen their efforts to manage and reduce alcohol and other drug related harm in Aboriginal communities.

National Early Childhood Development Strategy

National Early Childhood Development Strategy

On 2 July 2009, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) endorsed the National Early Childhood Development Strategy- Investing in the Early Years. In jointly developing the Strategy, the Australian, state and territory governments have signalled their intention to take a leadership role in early childhood development now and into the future.

National Urban Policy - Our Cities, Our Future

National Urban Policy - Our Cities, Our Future

On 18 May 2011, the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport released Our Cities, Our Future - A National Urban Policy for a productive, sustainable and liveable future.

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 - Handout

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - Handout

The following is a list of services and website links you may find useful when gathering information to complete your Healthy Communities Initiative grant application. This information is being provided as a service to local governments and the Department of Health, WA Local Government Association and the Physical Activity Taskforce do not accept responsibility for or endorse the content or condition of any site.

Resource type:Publications
Tags: , , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: 2011
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

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , ,
Relevance: International
Year published: Published year not set
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.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Relevance: International
Year published: Published year not set
World Health Organization

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified physical inactivity as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality. Increasing levels of physical inactivity are seen worldwide, in high-income countries as well as low- and middle-income countries. The WHO provides recommendations for the optimal amounts of activity, but doing some physical activity is better than doing none. All sectors and all levels within governments, international partners, civil society, non-governmental organizations and the private sector have vital roles to play in shaping healthy environments and contributing to the promotion of physical activity.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , ,
Relevance: International
Year published: Published year not set
Global Advocacy for Physical Activity

Global Advocacy for Physical Activity

The Global Advocacy for Physical Activity (GAPA), the newly created Council of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) has established a small initial Steering Committee to coordinate GAPA's work.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , ,
Relevance: International
Year published: Published year not set
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.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: Published year not set
Cancer Council WA

Cancer Council WA

Dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of cancer on West Australians through advocacy, research, education and support for cancer patients and their families.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: Published year not set
Injury Control Council of Western Australia

Injury Control Council of Western Australia

ICCWA is the peak not for profit organisation involved in injury prevention and community safety promotion in Western Australia.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: Published year not set
Department for Communities

Department for Communities

The Department for Communities builds strong, vibrant communities by supporting and advocating on behalf of children, parents and their families, young people, women, seniors, carers, volunteers and non-government organisations. The department is also responsible for the delivery of programs and services to support and strengthen Western Australia’s diverse communities and provides a number of information and support services.

Council on the Ageing Western Australia

Council on the Ageing Western Australia

COTA (WA) is Western Australia’s peak non profit seniors’ organisation, representing the interests of all seniors in Western Australia.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: Published year not set
Nature Play WA

Nature Play WA

Research undertaken around the world indicates there are real benefits for children being involved in nature. If you’re a parent looking for ideas on how to get your children more involved in outdoor activities in Western Australia, then the Nature Play WA website is a great place to start!

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , , , ,
Relevance: Locality not set
Year published: Published year not set
Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health

Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health

The World Health Organization developed the "Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health" with the overall aim of providing national and regional level policy makers with guidance on the dose-response relationship between the frequency, duration, intensity, type and total amount of physical activity needed for the prevention of non-communicable diseases.

Local Government Planners Association

Local Government Planners Association

The Local Government Planners Association (LGPA) serves and represents local government planners, their counter-parts in state government and the private sector. The LGPA believe that through balancing professional development and fellowship opportunities, they maximise participation and secure better outcomes for their participants.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: Published year not set
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia

Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia

The Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA (PHAIWA) works closely with its partner organisations and other public health groups to promote public health interests and action in priority areas such as obesity, alcohol, environment & health, injury, child health, Indigenous health and public health expenditure. The PHAIWA is an independent public health voice.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: Published year not set
Local Government Managers Association (WA)

Local Government Managers Association (WA)

The Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) WA is a professional association representing managers and aspiring managers in local government. The LGMA is committed to the development and improvement of local government management. It is committed to maintaining high professional and ethical standards throughout the profession and to ensuring that its members are at the forefront of change and innovation.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , ,
Relevance: Locality not set
Year published: Published year not set
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.

Resource type:Weblinks
Tags: , , , , , , ,
Relevance: State
Year published: Published year not set
Taskforce Terms of Reference

Taskforce Terms of Reference

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

Heartmoves

Heartmoves

Heartmoves is a physical activity program designed by the Heart Foundation that takes into consideration people that are living with a heart condition.

Resource type:Programs & Services
Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Relevance: National
Year published: Published year not set

Showing 1 - 25 of 26 Resources.