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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.
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Published by the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011, this paper reviews intervention studies related to active school transportation. The aim of the review is to guide future intervention research.
The following international physical activity advocacy resource was developed by the World Heart Federation in collaboration with Global Advocacy for Physical Activity (GAPA), IASO and HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth). The resource makes a strong case for promoting physical activity as a priority for policy, school curricula, and community activity.
The University of New South Wales' Healthy Built Environments Program (HBEP) has completed a major scholarly literature review (2011) examining the role of the built environment in supporting human health as part of everyday living.
Presentation delivered by Donna Van Bueren, National Client Director, TNS Social Research (August 2011) to outline the key findings of two substantial social research studies which recently looked at the habits and needs of the online population.
This social marketing presentation by Donna Van Bueren, National Client Director, TNS Social Research, outlines the key findings of two substantial social research studies which recently looked at the habits and needs of the online population.
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.
Free Range Kids are children and young people who experience freedom from their front door. The Free Range Kids website is brought to you by Sustrans - a UK charity promoting travel by foot, bike and public transport for everyday journeys. A key area of work for Sustrans has been to reverse the decline in the levels of walking and cycling to school and beyond, making it easier for kids to be out and about and active.
ARTICLES: Taskforce submission; LG grants seminar; upcoming events and campaigns update; overview of the latest policy, research and resources; Australian Bicycle Council; and, Spotlight on Anna Sheppard, Heart Foundation.
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This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the 'WA Primary Health Care Strategy - Consultation Paper' to assist in the development of the final primary health care strategy for Western Australia (WA).
The National Eating Disorders Collaboration has developed a report which looks at the unintended consequences of campaigns and resources that provide weight-related messages.
The following one page document by Paul-Andre Larose, Ph.D. Ontario, Canada, lists the twelve key attributes necessary for a successful bikeway network which encourages and supports the uptake of active transport.
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.
This article looks at the rates of participation in sport and physical recreation across Australia for people aged 15 years and over, by selected characteristics and by selected activities.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Peta Turner from the Department of Health WA provided information supplied by the City of Cockburn on their successful Healthy Communities Initiative application.
The agenda for the Local Government Grants Seminar held on Friday 15th July 2011.
Information about the various Healthway Grants available to be applied for by local governments.
Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation) - Handout
The document developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation provides local governments with sources of data collection.
Given the small population numbers in the following Local Government Areas (LGAs), the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Branch is unable to provide valid and reliable prevalence estimates. However, data for the health district can be provided as outlined in this document.
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.
Jo Davies from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided a case study on the City of Rockingham's research and data collection undertaken for their Community Infrastructure Plan.
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