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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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    Active Transportation Walkability and Cyclability Checklist

    Active Transportation Walkability and Cyclability Checklist

    The checklist provides a mechanism to assess the walkability and bikeability of a local area.

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    Active Healthy Communities

    Active Healthy Communities

    The 'Active Healthy Communities: A Resource Package for Local Government to Create Supportive Environments for Physical Activity and Healthy Eating' website and resource developed by the Queensland Government and the Heart Foundation provides practical guidance to councils to create supportive environments for physical activity and healthy eating.

    Department of Health & Ageing

    Department of Health & Ageing

    This website provides a range of information and initiatives on healthy eating, regular physical activity and overweight and obesity to assist all Australians to lead healthy and active lives. Key initiatives include: Get set 4 Life - Habits for Healthy Kids; The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden National Program; Healthy Spaces and Places; Community and Schools Grants Program; Learning from Successful Community Obesity Initiative; Healthy Weight information and resources; and, How do you measure up?.

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    ActiveSmart

    ActiveSmart

    ActiveSmart is a world-first physical activity participation program model based on the internationally recognised strategy used by the TravelSmart program. It uses tailored information, resources and personal contact to motivate and encourage households to participate in physical activity.

    Get Active Gold Coast

    Get Active Gold Coast

    An initiative of the Gold Coast Physical Activity Alliance, designed to encourage the adoption of an active and healthy lifestyle. The website provides information about local events, physical activity opportunities, sporting organisations and healthy eating.

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    Year published: 2010
    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
    Age-friendly Built Environments

    Age-friendly Built Environments

    Developed by the Australian Local Government Association this resource includes six fact sheets which cover a range of age-friendly built environment issues, which are relevant to local councils including case studies.

    Promoting Physical Activity and Active Living in Urban Environments

    Promoting Physical Activity and Active Living in Urban Environments

    Developed by the World Health Organization, this booklet concisely overviews the best available evidence on physical activity in the urban environment and makes suggestions for policy and practice based on that evidence.

    Healthy by Design – Victoria 2004

    Healthy by Design – Victoria 2004

    Prepared by the National Heart Foundation of Australia (Victoria Division), Healthy by Design: A Planners' Guide to Environments for Active Living has been developed with the aim of making it easier for planners to incorporate, into daily planning decisions, design considerations that positively impact on the health and well being of all Victorians.

    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.

    Submission - Central Metropolitan Perth Sub-regional Strategy (Dec 2010)

    Submission - Central Metropolitan Perth Sub-regional Strategy (Dec 2010)

    This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce Built Environment Committee to provide comment, to the Western Australian Planning Commission, on the Central Metropolitan Perth Sub-regional Strategy.

    Built Environment Research & Reference List

    Built Environment Research & Reference List

    The Physical Activity Taskforce Built Environment Advisory Committee collated a list of current research and reference material relating to the built environment and its impact on healthy and active lifestyles.

    Walk Maps

    Walk Maps

    The Taskforce compiled examples of walk maps developed by local governments. These maps make it easier for people to be active by cycling, walking or using public transport while doing their everyday activities.

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    City of Fremantle

    City of Fremantle

    The City of Fremantle Physical Activity Strategic Plan aims to provide a framework and a set of objectives to assist the City to plan, develop, implement and evaluate physical activity programs and services into the future.

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    City of Belmont: 10 000 Steps Challenge

    City of Belmont: 10 000 Steps Challenge

    Seeking to establish a sustainable program for promoting and educating local residents about the benefits of physical activity, the City of Belmont coordinated 10,000 steps programs.

    Healthy Active by Design

    Healthy Active by Design

    The Healthy Active by Design project (HABD) will see the development of a guide and website that links planning and health to support physical activity. The project is currently under development and due for completion by August 2013.

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