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    Active Travel Behaviour Change - Targeting Secondary School Students

    Active Travel Behaviour Change - Targeting Secondary School Students

    Arthur spoke on increasing active transport amongst secondary school students through authentic youth engagement. He shared his personal stories of success, the theoretical evidence base for student leadership and gave some tips on some of the challenges with sustaining effective student engagement.

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    Year published: 2011
    Active Travel Behaviour Change - Targeting Secondary School Students

    Active Travel Behaviour Change - Targeting Secondary School Students

    On Tuesday 3 May a small group of stakeholders participated in an interactive webinar with Arthur Orsini of Urbanthinkers from Vancouver, Canada.

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    Year published: 2011
    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.

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    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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    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.

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    International Physical Activity Websites

    The following is a list of international websites which are relevant to physical activity.

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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
    Western Australian Planning Commission

    Western Australian Planning Commission

    The WAPC is the statutory authority with statewide responsibilities for urban, rural and regional land use planning and land development matters. The WAPC responds to the strategic direction of government and is responsible for the strategic planning of the State.

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    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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    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.

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    Public Transport Authority

    Public Transport Authority

    PTA is responsible for: Rail, bus and ferry services in the metropolitan area (Transperth); Public transport services in regional centres;Coach and rail passenger services to regional areas (Transwa); and School bus services. In addition, they are responsible for designing, building and maintaining transport infrastructure.

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    Office of Crime Prevention

    Office of Crime Prevention

    The Office of Crime Prevention is the lead government agency striving to make Western Australia a safer place. They host a range of programs and fund various research and crime prevention and reduction initiatives. By building partnerships with business, government and local communities, the Office of Crime Prevention seeks to engage every Western Australian in the fight against crime.

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    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.

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    Disability Services Commission

    Disability Services Commission

    The Disability Services Commission is the State Government agency responsible for advancing opportunities, community participation and quality of life for people with disabilities. The Commission provides a range of direct services and support and also funds non-government agencies to provide services to people with disabilities, their families and carers.

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    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.

    Department of Environment and Conservation

    Department of Environment and Conservation

    The department has the lead responsibility for protecting and conserving the State’s environment on behalf of the people of Western Australia. This includes managing the State’s national parks, marine parks, conservation parks, State forests and timber reserves, nature reserves, marine nature reserves and marine management areas. Its key responsibilities include broad roles in conserving biodiversity, and protecting, managing, regulating and assessing many aspects of the use of the State’s natural resources.

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    Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

    Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

    Published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) this book is the result of work undertaken at the OECD since 2007. A wealth of data and analysis is presented within, with the aim of supporting the development of policies for tackling obesity and preventing chronic diseases.

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    Year published: 2010
    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.

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    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!

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    Submission - Office of Energy (April 2011)

    Submission - Office of Energy (April 2011)

    The Taskforce has reviewed the Energy2031 Strategic Energy Initiative Directions Paper and, in this submission, has provided a number of comments for consideration by the Office of Energy in the process of developing the Strategic Energy initiative.

    PHAIWA - Public Health Advocacy Toolkit

    PHAIWA - Public Health Advocacy Toolkit

    Developed by the Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia, this toolkit is a practical resource that supports and encourages health professionals and interested organisations to engage in advocacy.

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    Year published: 2010
    Cycling Resource Centre

    Cycling Resource Centre

    The Cycling Resource Centre is maintained by the Australian Bicycle Council (ABC). The ABC is the national body that manages and coordinates implementation of the Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011 - 2016.

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    Fit Body, Fit Mind & Soul (links to external site)

    Fit Body, Fit Mind & Soul (links to external site)

    Developed by the Department of Communities Office for Youth, this toolkit contains a number of fact sheets to help young people deal with conflicting demands on their time, stress from work and school, and expectations from family, friends and colleagues. It is a young person's guide in the pursuit of positive mental and emotional health.

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    Heart Foundation Walkability Checklist

    Heart Foundation Walkability Checklist

    The National Heart Foundation has developed a checklist, as a national consumer advocacy tool, that asks community residents to be the ‘eyes and feet’ of their Local Government council to provide feedback on the ‘walkability’ of their local neighbourhoods.

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    Year published: 2011
    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.

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