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The Active Transport website has been created by the Department of Transport to bring together the Department's cycling and walking activities and behaviour change programs (TravelSmart and Living Smart).
The Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA) was established on 1 January 2011. ANPHA’s job is "to be the catalyst for strategic partnerships, including the provision of technical advice and assistance to all levels of government and in all sectors, to promote health and reduce health risk and inequalities". The ANPHA website contains information about the agency and its work.
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.
The European Cyclists' Federation stands for promoting and encouraging cycling throughout Europe and abroad, cycling policy at European level, cycle tourism as a sustainable economic factor Environment-friendly mobility, cycling as a health factor, cycling as part of intermobility and safety for vulnerable road users.
The Plan is a comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives that aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population. The Plan is the product of a private-public sector collaborative. Hundreds of organisations are working together to change our communities in ways that will enable every American to be sufficiently physically active.
With dramatically rising rates of overweight and obesity, “healthy living” needs to become a way of life for more Canadians. Making healthy food choices, staying physically active and maintaining a healthy weight are essential to good health, and key areas of focus for the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Sport England is the government agency responsible for building the foundations of sporting success, by creating a world-leading community sport environment of clubs, coaches, facilities and volunteers.
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
SPARC is dedicated to getting New Zealanders enjoying and excelling through sport and recreation. SPARC focuses on providing opportunities for New Zealanders to participate in recreation every day and getting more New Zealanders winning on the world stage. SPARC's priority areas are Young New Zealanders (0-18 years), Grassroots Sport, Recreation, Partner Capability and High Performance.
West Australians nominated their top 50 trails – the ones which they felt had the ‘wow’ factor and showed WA at its best. On the Top Trails website you’ll find an overview for each of the trails – along with links to other websites for further information about the national park or region they are located in.
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.
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.
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.
The following is a list of international websites which are relevant to physical activity.
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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.
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.
Dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of cancer on West Australians through advocacy, research, education and support for cancer patients and their families.
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.
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.
ICCWA is the peak not for profit organisation involved in injury prevention and community safety promotion in Western Australia.
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.
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.
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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.
COTA (WA) is Western Australia’s peak non profit seniors’ organisation, representing the interests of all seniors in Western Australia.
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