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Archived eNewsletters

Archived eNewsletters

Archived Physical Activity Taskforce be active wa newsletters and Local Government Update.


Local Government Update - November 2011

ARTICLES: Announcing the Local Government Active Living Strategy and Network; How the Network Will Work; How to Join the Network.

eNewsletter - November 2011

ARTICLES: 2012 School Physical Activity Promotions Calendar Now Available; Active Living in Your Neighbourhoods Breakfast; Local Government Active Living Strategy and Network - Join Now!; It's Your Move, Getting Students Active! Event; Key Learning's from the Healthy Active Workplace Networking Event; New Physical Activity Advocacy Brochure for Schools; Town Planning Policies that Support Active Living City of Bunbury; TravelSmart Local Government and Workplace Program Evaluations; Professional Development - Video Recordings; Australian Bicycling Achievement Awards - Nominations Now Open; Spotlight on Hayley O'Connell.

eNewsletter - October 2011

ARTICLES: 2012 School Physical Activity Promotions Calendar; Move More Outdoors! Dr William Bird's presentation and video recording now available; Walk Over October Announcing the Walking Seminar and new Walking Guides!; The Taskforce Presents at the New Urbanism & Smart Transport Conference; Ride to Work Day; Be Active for Mental Health!; Healthy Active Workplaces Networking Event!; ACHPER WA Conference; Trevor Shilton Reports on the UN High Level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases; The Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey (ERASS) - Summary of key findings for WA respondents; Amendments to WA Bicycle Regulations; Round 2 of the Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants; SuperTowns Receive $5.5million Planning Boost; Profiling the Active After-school Communities Program; Putting the Spotlight on Research Assistant Professor Karen Martin, UWA

Local Government Update - September 2011

ARTICLES: Local Government - Supporting Active Living In The Community Brochure; Understanding Your Community Through Data Analysis; Move More Outdoors! Dr William Bird's presentation and video recording now available; Pathway to a Healthy Community: A guide for councillors; Public Health Planning - A Guide to Developing a Local Government Public Health Plan; City of Stirling - Handy Guide for Residents; Queensland Active Healthy Communities - Resource Package for Local Government; Sport and Recreation Industry Awards; GRANT OPPORTUNITIES; Underground Power Program - Local governments invited to beautify streetscapes and traffic routes; Now Open - Round 2 of the Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants; Spotlight on Carl Beck, Shire of Katanning.

eNewsletter - September 2011

ARTICLES: Social media presentation available to download; Upcoming events and campaigns; List of the latest resources and publications; Link to updated grants and funding matrix; Spotlight on Marianne Carey, RAC.

eNewsletter - August 2011

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.

eNewsletter - June 2011

ARTICLES: Taskforce Parliamentary Briefing; Joint Advisory Committee Meeting;Open Lecture - The Built Environment and Active Living; New National Urban Policy; Global Agenda to Prevent Non Communicable Disease Children 'Risking Heart Disease' By Not Exercising; State Budget Announcement; Healthy Communities Funding; The 4th R Resource Package; Go Red for Women; and, Spotlight on Alison Turner, Department of Education.

eNewsletter - May 2011

ARTICLES: Active Transport; Physical Activity Grants and Funding Matrix; $14 million for Local Community Campaigns; Child Physical Activity and Nutrition - WA vs the National Findings; Cost-effectiveness Implications of GP Intervention - Evidence from Perth; Walk Safely to School Day; Cyclist Safety; Swap it, Don't Stop it! Campaign; FREE Find Thirty® Workplace Kits; Age-Friendly City Consultation; and, Spotlight on Jo Clarkson, Healthway.

eNewsletter - April 2011

ARTICLES: About the Taskforce; Physical Activity Diagnosis; Healthy Active by Design Project; World Physical Activity Day; Active Transportation Forum; Choose Active Transport Teachers' Resource; Walkability Checklist; Local Government Heart Foundation Healthy Community Awards 2011; Spotlight on Denise Sullivan, Department of Health; Question Corner.

eNewsletter - March 2011

ARTICLES: Choose Active Transport Resource; Investments that Work for Physical Activity and the Toronto Charter for Physical Activity; Find Thirty Every Day Campaign Update; Walking still West Australians Favourite Physical Activity; Spotlight on James Stewart, Statewide Healthy School Coordinator.

eNewsletter - February 2011

ARTICLES: Taskforce Priorities for 2011; Strategic Directions 5; NSW School Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (SPANS) Findings Similar to WA; WA Ranks Second Nationally for Overall involvement in Organised Sport; Croquet in the Park; Spotlight on Graham Brimage, DSR; Draw the Line Campaign; WA Youth Awards; Diabetes WA Small Grants Scheme.

Local Government Update - February 2011

ARTICLES: Measure Up Campaign Resources for Local Governments; Funding Round for the Healthy Communities Initiative; Lotterywest Trails Grant Program; Environmental Community Grants 2011; The Get on Track Challenge; Development Assessment Panels - Calls for Expressions of Interest.