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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.

National Mental Health Plan

National Mental Health Plan

The fourth National Mental Health plan sets an agenda for collaborative government action in mental health for five years from 2009, offers a framework to develop a system of care that is able to intervene early and provide integrated services across health and social domains, and provides guidance to governments in considering future funding priorities for mental health.

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.

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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Relevance: International
Year published: 2009
built4kids

built4kids

built4kids has been developed by the NSW Commission for Children and Young People to help create built environments that meet the needs of children and young people.

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Year published: 2009
Taskforce Terms of Reference

Taskforce Terms of Reference

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

Healthy Environments Healthy Children

Healthy Environments Healthy Children

The Heart Foundation and the Western Australian Council of State School Organisations (WACSSO) have developed a resource - a guide advocating for walking, cycling and other health issues - to assist parent groups to influence their school community to make positive changes to their environment, making it easier for children to lead healthy, more active lives.

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Year published: 2009
Heart Foundation Position Statement: The Built Environment And Walking

Heart Foundation Position Statement: The Built Environment And Walking

The built environment is directly associated with physical activity, particularly walking. To encourage and facilitate walking for transport and walking for recreation, the Heart Foundation makes recommendations for adult Australians, the health sector, governments and planners that include changes to the built environment and multi-level strategies, such as public education.

Blueprint for an Active Australia

Blueprint for an Active Australia

Developed by the National Heart Foundation, 'Blueprint for an active Australia' provides key information to help governments, organisations, associations and agencies formulate a national physical activity plan for action.

Technical Report

Technical Report

The Taskforce and WA Local Government Association (WALGA) engaged the University of Western Australia Health Promotion Evaluation Unit to conduct an evaluation of the long term effects of the Local Activity Grants (LAG) program.

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Year published: 2009
City of Rockingham 'Step It Out In Rockingham'

City of Rockingham 'Step It Out In Rockingham'

The resource produced by the City of Rockingham showcases five walks in different suburbs.

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Year published: 2009
DSR Policies and Initiatives

DSR Policies and Initiatives

The Department of Sport and Recreation plays a vital role in delivering physical activity outcomes through sport and recreation. This document is an overview of current work being undertaken by the department.

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Year published: 2009
Active Ageing

Active Ageing

Developed by the Department of Communities, this brochure provides information on how seniors can improve their health and wellbeing across all aspects of their life: mental, physical, social and spiritual health.

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Year published: 2009
Urgent Move on Physical Activity

Urgent Move on Physical Activity

Developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce, this brochure provides facts and statistics on physical activity levels and the rising obesity rates in Western Australia.

Implementation Plan 2009

Implementation Plan 2009

The Physical Activity Taskforce Implementation Plan 2009 document was prepared by working with stakeholders across a range of government and non government agencies.

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Year published: 2009
Get Up and Grow

Get Up and Grow

Get up and Grow is a set of guidelines to healthy eating and physical activity for young children, an initiative that is an important element of the Australian Government’s Plan for Early Childhood and Plan for Tackling Obesity.

Healthy by Design – Tasmania 2009

Healthy by Design – Tasmania 2009

Developed by the Heart Foundation (Tasmania) and the Premier's Physical Activity Council, Healthy by Design: A Guide to Planning and Designing Active Environments for Tasmania, is a resource that aims to assist planners and subdivision engineers in developing healthy and cost effective spaces that are conducive to active living.

Healthy Spaces & Places

Healthy Spaces & Places

Healthy Spaces and Places is a national guide for planning, designing and creating sustainable communities that encourage healthy living.

State Planning Policy 3.6 (SPP 3.6)

State Planning Policy 3.6 (SPP 3.6)

Produced by the Western Australian Planning Commission, the SSP 3.6 policy sets out the principles and considerations that apply to development contributions for the provision of infrastructure in new and established urban areas, and the form, content and process to be followed.

Towards Zero Road Safety Strategy 2008-2020

Towards Zero Road Safety Strategy 2008-2020

Towards Zero, produced by the Office of Road Safety, considers road safety for metropolitan, regional and remote road users and is based on research about the best solutions to WA’s unique road safety problems.

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Year published: 2009
Global Health Risks Report

Global Health Risks Report

Prepared by the World Health Organisation, the Global Health Risks Report provides an update for the year 2004 of the comparative risk assessment (CRA) for 24 global risk factors.

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Year published: 2009
Children's Participation in Organised Sport 2009

Children's Participation in Organised Sport 2009

The 2009 survey of Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities was conducted throughout Australia as part of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Monthly Population Survey (MPS). As part of this report, findings are available on child (5-14 years old) participation in organised sport.

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Year published: 2009

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