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Active Living 101 Seminar

The Physical Activity Taskforce conducted the Active Living 101 Seminar on Wednesday 4 April 2012 at the Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre. Over 80 people attended. The key messages presented were about active living and the importance of activating people and places for the health and wellbeing of our community.

Sharing School Facilities Research

Sharing School Facilities Research

A new research brief from Active Living Research summarises research on community access to school sport and recreation facilities outside of school hours, as well as studies that examine the shared use of school facilities and programs with other community groups or agencies. It also describes challenges commonly associated with the shared use of recreational facilities, and opportunities for policy-makers at the state and local level.

Active Transport Website

Active Transport Website

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).

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UK National Planning Policy Framework

UK National Planning Policy Framework

The National Planning Policy Framework is a key part of government reforms to make the planning system less complex and more accessible, to protect the environment and to promote sustainable growth and improve wellbeing.

Social Cities

Social Cities

Humans are social animals: relationships are critical to our wellbeing. Indeed, a lack of face-to-face contact can put our health at risk. This understanding has inspired the Grattan Institute's new report, Social Cities. It looks at ways to make cities better places to live by increasing our opportunities to connect with other people.

Angie Leighton - Happy Productive Employees

Angie Leighton - Happy Productive Employees

Angie Leighton, Blooming Minds WA, presents some staggering statistics regarding the prevalence of mental health issues in Australia, what the cost is for workplaces and the importance of developing, implementing and reviewing your workplace mental health policies.

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Paul Taylor - Economic Benefits of Active Employees

Paul Taylor - Economic Benefits of Active Employees

Paul Taylor's presentation focuses on the link between cognitive function and vigorous physical activity, making a strong case for increased investment in workplace health programs for significantly increased workplace productivity through reduced absenteeism and presenteeism.

Healthy Active Workplaces Presentation

Healthy Active Workplaces Presentation

Professor Paul Taylor, Director of the Body-Brain Performance Institute and Angie Leighton, Blooming Minds WA present evidence on the real cost of poor employee health.

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Sport and Active Recreational Policy Framework

Sport and Active Recreational Policy Framework

The National Sport and Active Recreational Policy Framework (the Framework) was developed by Commonwealth, state and territory government departments responsible for sport and recreation, with feedback provided by a range of national sporting organisations, active recreation organisations and peak bodies.

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Shire of Capel

Shire of Capel

The sport and recreation plan includes six key objectives of - access, equity and safety; partnership development; facility development, management and maintenance; community programming for increased participation; volunteer investment and development; and communication networks.

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Walk WA: Walking Strategy Appendices

Walk WA: Walking Strategy Appendices

This Appendices document accompanies the Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007 – 2020 (Walk WA) document.

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WA Walking Strategy 2007-2020 - Appendices

WA Walking Strategy 2007-2020 - Appendices

This Appendices document accompanies the Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007 – 2020 (Walk WA) document.

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Addressing Active Living through Councils’ Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework

Addressing Active Living through Councils’ Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework

The Active Living Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework (IPR) Resource has been prepared for the Premier’s Council for Active Living and the New South Wales Division of Local Government, Department of Premier and Cabinet.

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Appendices

Appendix of Active Living for All: A Framework for Physical Activity in Western Australia 2012 - 2016.

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4. Applying the Framework

Section four of Active Living for All: A Framework for Physical Activity in Western Australia 2012 - 2016.

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3. The Framework

Section three of Active Living for All: A Framework for Physical Activity in Western Australia 2012 - 2016.

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2. The Importance of Physical Activity

Section two of Active Living for All: A Framework for Physical Activity in Western Australia 2012 - 2016.

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1. Introduction

Section one of Active Living for All: A Framework for Physical Activity in Western Australia 2012 - 2016.

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Creating Places for People: Urban Design Protocol

Creating Places for People: Urban Design Protocol

Creating Places for People is a collective commitment to best practice urban design in Australia. The protocol is the result of two years of collaboration between peak community and industry organisations, and governments at all levels.

Submission - Metropolitan Local Government Review Panel Issues Paper (Dec 2011)

Submission - Metropolitan Local Government Review Panel Issues Paper (Dec 2011)

This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the Metropolitan Local Government Review Panel Issues Paper.

Planning and Designing for Pedestrians: Guidelines

Planning and Designing for Pedestrians: Guidelines

Revised Guidelines designed to provide clear guidance on current standards and best practice for the planning and design of pedestrian facilities in Western Australia are now available. It incorporates current Western Australian Policies, Standards and Guidelines and refers to Austroads Guide to Traffic Management and Guide to Road Design series, and relevant Australian Standards.

Getting Students Active - Presentation by Karen Martin

Getting Students Active - Presentation by Karen Martin

The following presentation was delivered by Research Assistant Professor Karen Martin, University of Western Australia, on Tuesday 29 November 2011.

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It's Your Move! Getting Students Active Presentation

It's Your Move! Getting Students Active Presentation

On Tuesday 29 November 2011, the Physical Activity Taskforce invited school principals, teachers and representatives of school boards to an information session on how schools can help children develop the knowledge, skills and habits for lifelong healthy and active living.

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Diagnosis of Physical Activity in Western Australia

Diagnosis of Physical Activity in Western Australia

In 2011, as part of a broader strategic directions project, the Physical Activity Taskforce commissioned TNS Australia to conduct a diagnosis of physical activity in Western Australia.

Active Living Principles

Active Living Principles

Active living is a lifestyle choice where people incorporate physical activity into their daily routines – cycling to work or school, walking to the bus stop, playing with the kids, gardening, or catching up with friends for active fun. It also includes competing in a sport or participating in an activity class or pursuit for pleasure and fitness.

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National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health

National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health

The National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health (NPAPH) was announced by the Council of Australian Government (COAG) on 29 November 2008.

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.

Draft Public Transport Plan for Perth 2031

Draft Public Transport Plan for Perth 2031

The newly released Public Transport for Perth in 2031 document is the State Government’s vision for improved and expanded public transport in Perth.

Key Policy Drivers

Key Policy Drivers

Active Living for All has been developed in line with key policy drivers at a global, federal, state and local level. This promotes a responsive and complementary approach as well as having the potential to influence and embed active living principles in these important plans and strategies.

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Liftout Summary

The Active Living for All: Liftout Summary is a quick reference guide (A3 size) that accompanies Active Living for All: A Framework for Physical Activity in Western Australia 2012 - 2016. The liftout outlines the vision, mission, priorities and strategies for action by sector (e.g. planning and health) and setting (e.g. school and the workplace) in activating people and places.

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Active Living for All

Active Living for All

Launched on Thursday 15 December 2011, the Active Living for All framework represents the strategic direction for increasing and improving opportunities for physical activity in Western Australia (WA) over the next five years (2012 - 2016).

Local

The new integrated planning and reporting program gives local governments a framework for establishing local priorities and to link this information to operational functions.

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State

These State drivers provide an integrated and coordinated response to deliver a whole of government and whole of community approach in tackling physical inactivity. These strategies and plans are also key to the success of increasing physical activity levels in WA and provide an opportunity to embed the active living principles and drive this agenda forward to create change.

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National

These national strategies impact the active living agenda and provide strategic guidance to the States and Territories.

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Global

These are the international drivers that provide a summary of the evidence and actions needed for national action on physical activity.

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Drug and Alcohol Interagency Strategic Framework for WA

Drug and Alcohol Interagency Strategic Framework for WA

The Drug and Alcohol Interagency Strategic Framework for Western Australia 2011-2015 - is Western Australia's key policy document that outlines strategies which seek to prevent and reduce the adverse impacts of alcohol and other drugs in Western Australia.

Arts & Culture Sector Policy Framework 2010-2014

Arts & Culture Sector Policy Framework 2010-2014

Creating Value articulates the principles, outcomes and strategies that will guide the activities of the Department of Culture and the Arts for the next five years.

Mental Health 2020: Making it personal and everybody's business

Mental Health 2020: Making it personal and everybody's business

The Mental Health Commission has a ten year strategic policy Mental Health 2020: Making it personal and everybody's business.

Count Me In - Disability Future Directions Strategy

Count Me In - Disability Future Directions Strategy

Western Australia will look substantially different in 15 to 20 years time. Western Australians will live in changed economic, social and environmental circumstances. With this in mind, the Count Me In: Disability Future Directions strategy sets out 13 priorities to shape a good future for people with disability, families and carers that will also benefit many other Western Australians.

Healthway Strategic Plan

Healthway Strategic Plan

The Healthway Strategic Plan 2008-2011 sets key directions for Healthway and identifies Healthway's goals and strategies.

Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Framework for Western Australia 2011-2015

Strong Spirit Strong Mind Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Framework for Western Australia 2011-2015

The Strong Spirit Strong Mind – Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Framework for Western Australia 2011-2015 has been developed to provide guidance to key stakeholders, such as the alcohol and other drug sector and a broad range of government and non-government agencies, towards delivering culturally secure programs and supporting Aboriginal ways of working in order to strengthen their efforts to manage and reduce alcohol and other drug related harm in Aboriginal communities.

Department for Communities Strategic Plan

Department for Communities Strategic Plan

The Department for Communities has developed a new strategic plan for 2011-2015. The Strategic Plan outlines the Department's vision, purpose, values and strategic priorities for the next five years.

Classroom First Strategy

Classroom First Strategy

Classroom First describes a comprehensive set of actions by staff at all levels to support high quality classroom teaching. It also recognises the role of central and regional offices to create the best possible environment for schools to operate.

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Western Australia Health Act 1911

Western Australia Health Act 1911

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to public health.

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Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework and Guidelines

Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework and Guidelines

Developed as part of the State Government’s Local Government Reform Program, the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework and Guidelines provide the basis for improving the practice of strategic planning in local government.

Directions 2031 and beyond

Directions 2031 and beyond

Directions 2031 is a high level spatial framework and strategic plan that establishes a vision for future growth of the metropolitan Perth and Peel region; and it provides a framework to guide the detailed planning and delivery of housing, infrastructure and services necessary to accommodate a range of growth scenarios. Directions 2031 encompasses all land within the metropolitan Perth and Peel region schemes, an area that is also referred to as the city or metropolitan region in this report.

National Volunteering Strategy

National Volunteering Strategy

The National Volunteering Strategy sets out the Australian Government’s vision for volunteering in Australia over the next 10 years. The aim of the strategy is to ensure that by 2021 volunteering is encouraged, supported and recognised by all Australians.

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Closing the Gap Strategy

Closing the Gap Strategy

A national integrated Closing the Gap strategy has been agreed through the Council of Australian Governments (COAG), the peak intergovernmental forum in Australia. It is a commitment by all Australian governments to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians, and in particular provide a better future for Indigenous children.

National Disability Strategy

National Disability Strategy

The National Disability Strategy outlines a 10-year national policy framework to guide government activity across six key outcome areas and to drive future reforms in mainstream and specialist disability service systems to improve outcomes for people with disability, their families and carers. It represents a commitment by all levels of government, industry and the community to a unified, national approach to policy and program development. This new approach will assist in addressing the challenges faced by people with disability, both now and into the future.

Sustainable Australia - Sustainable Communities, a population strategy

Sustainable Australia - Sustainable Communities, a population strategy

On Friday 13 May 2011, the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, the Hon Tony Burke MP, released Sustainable Australia – Sustainable Communities: A Sustainable Population Strategy for Australia.

Australia's First National Primary Health Care Strategy

Australia's First National Primary Health Care Strategy

The National Primary Health Care Strategy (the Strategy) represents the first comprehensive national policy statement for primary health care in Australia. It provides a road map to guide current and future policy and practice in the Australian primary health care sector.

Australian Sport: The Pathway to Success

Australian Sport: The Pathway to Success

As part of the 2010-11 Budget, the Australian Government has announced its new direction for Australian sport. The Minister for Sport, Kate Ellis MP, released the Australian Government’s new sport vision Australian Sport: The Pathway to Success which is backed by $195 million in extra funding, the largest-ever injection into Australian sport.

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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.

National Urban Policy - Our Cities, Our Future

National Urban Policy - Our Cities, Our Future

On 18 May 2011, the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport released Our Cities, Our Future - A National Urban Policy for a productive, sustainable and liveable future.

Toronto Charter for Physical Activity

Toronto Charter for Physical Activity

The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity was launched in May 2010 by Global Advocacy for Physical Activity and has become a key advocacy document for government and NGO's around the world.

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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TravelSmart Local Government Program - Evaluation Summary

TravelSmart Local Government Program - Evaluation Summary

This document summarises the evaluation process and findings of the TravelSmart Local Government program. The evaluation was carried out by independent review in April - July 2011. The TravelSmart Local Government program supports local government to reduce car dependency in their communities through the employment of a TravelSmart Officer.

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TravelSmart Workplace Program - Evaluation Summary

TravelSmart Workplace Program - Evaluation Summary

The following document is a four page summary of the TravelSmart Workplace Program evaluation which was carried out by independent evaluation in April - July 2011. The evaluation summarises the evaluation process, findings and recommendations for enhancing the program. The TravelSmart Workplace program supports employers and site managers to reduce car trips to their workplaces and enable active, sustainable travel choices.

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TravelSmart Program Evaluation - Final Report (July 2011)

TravelSmart Program Evaluation - Final Report (July 2011)

The Western Australian Department of Transport commissioned Marsden Jacob Associates (MJA) to undertake the "Evaluation of TravelSmart Local Government and Workplace Programs".

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Program Evaluations

This section includes links to the evaluations of specific programs and services. These evaluations can help inform the refinement of existing programs or development of new initiatives.

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Funding Matrix

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2012 School Calendar and Information Kit

2012 School Calendar and Information Kit

Schools are in an ideal position to provide physical activity opportunities for children and help them develop the knowledge, skills and habits for lifelong healthy and active living.

2012 School Information Kit

2012 School Information Kit

The following information package was developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce’s School Promotions Sub-Group to assist schools in planning 2012 physical activity education and programs.

2012 School Calendar

2012 School Calendar

The following calendar is intended to assist schools in planning 2012 physical activity programs, events and professional development for staff, in support of providing the mandatory two hours of physical activity per week for students in years 1-10.

Local Government Active Living Strategy

Local Government Active Living Strategy

The Taskforce developed a Local Government Active Living Strategy which aimed to support Local Government through a coordinated and collaborative approach to key issues that impact on opportunities for active living within the community.

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Active Living in Your Neighbourhoods Seminar

Active Living in Your Neighbourhoods Seminar

The Physical Activity Taskforce conducted the Active Living in Your Neighbourhoods breakfast on Tuesday 25 October, targeted at Local Government decision makers.

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Professor Fiona Bull Presentation

Professor Fiona Bull Presentation

Professor Bull, from the Centre for Built Environment and Health - School of Population Health, presented on the global physical activity agenda and how this can help inform local direction to your community.

Mark Fenton Presentation

Mark Fenton Presentation

Mr Fenton shared his knowledge on how to create more active places and people in your community – leading to more liveable, sustainable, and productive cities and towns.

It's Your Move! Getting Students Active

It's Your Move! Getting Students Active

The following brochure was co-developed by the Department of Education and Physical Activity Taskforce to assist schools in understanding how they can support students to develop the knowledge, skills and habits for lifelong healthy and active living.

City of Perth 'Walking and Jogging Routes'

City of Perth 'Walking and Jogging Routes'

The "Walking and Jogging Routes in the City of Perth" pocket guide has been developed with the entire community in mind and provides all the information you need to know about the best walking and jogging routes in the City of Perth.

Commentary on the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs

Commentary on the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs

AusPAnet Director and Heart Foundation (WA) Director of Cardiovascular Health Trevor Shilton reports from New York where he was a delegate at the United Nations High Level Meeting on Non-communicable Disease Prevention (representing the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)).

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Amendments to WA Bicycle Regulations

Amendments to WA Bicycle Regulations

On 30 August 2011 amendments to Western Australian bicycle regulations were announced. A key amendment is that adults are now permitted to ride a compliant* power assisted pedal cycle (PAPC) on shared paths with the power engaged.

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Healthy Active by Design Principles

Healthy Active by Design Principles

The Physical Activity Taskforce presented on healthy active by design principles at the New Urbanism and Smart Transport 2011 International Conference held in Perth (26 - 27 September 2011).

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Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

The UK's primary health care approach to using the natural environment to get more people active. Presented by Dr William Bird, renowned UK GP and public health professional, and Griffin Longley, CEO of Nature Play WA.

Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

Move More Outdoors - Presentation by William Bird

On Thursday 15 September, at an event hosted by the Physical Activity Taskforce, Dr William Bird presented his ideas around the role of primary health care to encourage behaviour change and increase physical activity participation in the natural environment.

Brain boost: Sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning

Brain boost: Sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning

The paper developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation WA provides information about the link between physical activity and academic achievement.

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Australian National Preventive Health Agency

Australian National Preventive Health Agency

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.

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Sitting Less for Adults - Heart Foundation Fact Sheet

Sitting Less for Adults - Heart Foundation Fact Sheet

Developed by the National Heart Foundation, this fact sheet outlines why sitting less is better for your health, what the recommendations for sitting are and some practical suggestions on how you can reduce your sitting time.

Summary of 2008-2010 ERASS data for Western Australia

Summary of 2008-2010 ERASS data for Western Australia

Prepared by the Physical Activity Taskforce, this document provides a summary of participation for Western Australian respondents to the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Exercise, Recreation and Sport Surveys (ERASS), with comparisons made to the national results.

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National Cycling Participation Survey (2011)

National Cycling Participation Survey (2011)

The Australian Bicycle Council has released the following National Cycling Participation Survey (31 August 2011). The survey, which reports on cycling for transport and recreation, provides baseline data on cycling participation in Australia.

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The British Cycling Economy - Gross Cycling Product Report

The British Cycling Economy - Gross Cycling Product Report

The London School of Economics and Political Science have released the following Gross Cycling Product report which determines that cycling annually contributes almost £3 billion to the UK economy.

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Planning and Developments - Public Health Considerations

Planning and Developments - Public Health Considerations

Developed by the Department of Health, the following information sheet provides guidance on public health considerations to be taken into account when planning residential estates, precincts and urban developments. The information included is intended for State Government, local governments and developers.

Australian National Preventive Health Agency - Strategic Plan 2011-2015

Australian National Preventive Health Agency - Strategic Plan 2011-2015

The Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA) is Australia's first national preventative health agency with the capacity to lead, support and coordinate health prevention and health promotion efforts. This document outlines the ANPHA's strategic plan for 2011 - 2015 and will guide the new agency through its establishment and first few years.

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WA Healthy Workers Implementation Plan

WA Healthy Workers Implementation Plan

The WA Healthy Workers Implementation Plan outlines how the Western Australian Department of Health plans to use the Commonwealth funding provided under the National Partnership Agreement to increase healthy lifestyle behaviours among WA workers.

WA Healthy Children Implementation Plan

WA Healthy Children Implementation Plan

The WA Healthy Children Implementation Plan outlines how the Western Australian Department of Health plans to use the Commonwealth funding provided under the National Partnership Agreement to increase the proportion of WA children and adolescents who have a healthy diet, are physically active and are a healthy weight.

Health and Wellbeing of Western Australian Adults 2010

Health and Wellbeing of Western Australian Adults 2010

The WA Department of Health released its summary of adult data from the Health and Wellbeing Surveillance Survey (HWSS) on 16 July 2011. The HWSS is a continuous data collection system which was developed by the Department of Health to monitor the health and wellbeing of Western Australians. This report presents what WA adults aged 16 years and over were saying about their health and wellbeing in 2010.

Submission - Draft Wheatbelt Land Use Planning Strategy (August 2011)

Submission - Draft Wheatbelt Land Use Planning Strategy (August 2011)

This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) to provide comment on the draft Wheatbelt Land Use Planning Strategy.

Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan (August 2011)

Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan (August 2011)

This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the 'Submission - Draft Stirling City Centre Structure Plan' to assist in the development of the final city centre structure plan for the City of Stirling.

Active Transportation to School - Review of Interventions

Active Transportation to School - Review of Interventions

Published by the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011, this paper reviews intervention studies related to active school transportation. The aim of the review is to guide future intervention research.

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International Advocacy: Physical Activity - Global Health

International Advocacy: Physical Activity - Global Health

The following international physical activity advocacy resource was developed by the World Heart Federation in collaboration with Global Advocacy for Physical Activity (GAPA), IASO and HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth). The resource makes a strong case for promoting physical activity as a priority for policy, school curricula, and community activity.

Built Environment - Literature Review

Built Environment - Literature Review

The University of New South Wales' Healthy Built Environments Program (HBEP) has completed a major scholarly literature review (2011) examining the role of the built environment in supporting human health as part of everyday living.

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Presentation - Social Media for Government Marketing

Presentation - Social Media for Government Marketing

Presentation delivered by Donna Van Bueren, National Client Director, TNS Social Research (August 2011) to outline the key findings of two substantial social research studies which recently looked at the habits and needs of the online population.

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Social Media for Government Marketing

Social Media for Government Marketing

This social marketing presentation by Donna Van Bueren, National Client Director, TNS Social Research, outlines the key findings of two substantial social research studies which recently looked at the habits and needs of the online population.

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Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute

Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute

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.

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Free Range Kids

Free Range Kids

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.

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Submission - WA Primary Health Care Strategy (July 2011)

Submission - WA Primary Health Care Strategy (July 2011)

This submission, written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (Taskforce), provides comment on the 'WA Primary Health Care Strategy - Consultation Paper' to assist in the development of the final primary health care strategy for Western Australia (WA).

Weight Related Public Messages - Risk of Harm

Weight Related Public Messages - Risk of Harm

The National Eating Disorders Collaboration has developed a report which looks at the unintended consequences of campaigns and resources that provide weight-related messages.

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12 Attributes of Bikeway Networks

12 Attributes of Bikeway Networks

The following one page document by Paul-Andre Larose, Ph.D. Ontario, Canada, lists the twelve key attributes necessary for a successful bikeway network which encourages and supports the uptake of active transport.

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 4 to 7

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 4 to 7

The year 4 to 7 (middle school) 4th R Curriculum Resource package aims to provide guidance for educators using Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps programs and will assist schools in choosing from the diverse range of programs on offer.

Australian Social Trends (cat.no.4102.0)

Australian Social Trends (cat.no.4102.0)

This article looks at the rates of participation in sport and physical recreation across Australia for people aged 15 years and over, by selected characteristics and by selected activities.

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Eat Well Play Well: A Guide for Parents

Eat Well Play Well: A Guide for Parents

Developed by the Department of Education, with funding support from the Physical Activity Taskforce, this booklet for parents has been developed to help tackle the increasingly serious issues of childhood obesity and inactivity.

Walkability Audit Tool

Walkability Audit Tool

Developed by the Department of Transport (July 2011) the Walkability Audit Tool is a tool for use by officers of local government authorities, consultants and community groups. The tool assists local governments in identifying issues to improve pedestrian safety, accessibility and amenity and to identify appropriate countermeasures.

Creating Healthy Neighbourhoods

Creating Healthy Neighbourhoods

Developed by the Heart Foundation, this brochure highlights the results of consumer preferences for healthy developments and provides some basic guidance to the development industry on how new developments can appeal to the market demand for healthy neighbourhoods.

Sport for All Handout (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Sport for All Handout (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Claire Ditri from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Sport for All initiative as outlined in the brochure. (No PowerPoint presentation used).

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Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - City of Cockburn Case Study

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - City of Cockburn Case Study

Peta Turner from the Department of Health WA provided information supplied by the City of Cockburn on their successful Healthy Communities Initiative application.

Agenda - Local Government Grants Seminar

Agenda - Local Government Grants Seminar

The agenda for the Local Government Grants Seminar held on Friday 15th July 2011.

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Other Funding Opportunities - Healthway

Other Funding Opportunities - Healthway

Information about the various Healthway Grants available to be applied for by local governments.

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Year published: 2011
Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation) - Handout

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation) - Handout

The document developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation provides local governments with sources of data collection.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 2

Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 2

Given the small population numbers in the following Local Government Areas (LGAs), the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Branch is unable to provide valid and reliable prevalence estimates. However, data for the health district can be provided as outlined in this document.

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Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - Handout

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation - Handout

The following is a list of services and website links you may find useful when gathering information to complete your Healthy Communities Initiative grant application. This information is being provided as a service to local governments and the Department of Health, WA Local Government Association and the Physical Activity Taskforce do not accept responsibility for or endorse the content or condition of any site.

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Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation - City of Rockingham Case Study

Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation - City of Rockingham Case Study

Jo Davies from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided a case study on the City of Rockingham's research and data collection undertaken for their Community Infrastructure Plan.

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Year published: 2011
Building Spaces and Places for Children and Young People

Building Spaces and Places for Children and Young People

This publication by the Commissioner for Children and Young People highlights positive examples of how working with children and young people can lead to better outcomes in the built environment. The publication aims to complement other resources available in this area.

Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

Information about the Council on the Ageing WA - Senior's Week Grants.

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Other Funding Opportunities - Department for Communities Grant Information

Other Funding Opportunities - Department for Communities Grant Information

Information about the various Department for Communities Grants available to be applied for by local governments.

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Other Funding Opportunities

Other Funding Opportunities

Rebecca Fidrych from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided an overview of several grant opportunities available that had not already been outlined.

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Trails Grants Presentation

Trails Grants Presentation

Geordie Thompson from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Trails Grants Program.

City of Wanneroo - Healthy Communities Initiative Presentation

City of Wanneroo - Healthy Communities Initiative Presentation

Toyah Tinworth from the City of Wanneroo provided an overview of the local government's experiences thus far after receiving Healthy Communities Initiative funding.

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Sport and Recreation)

Susan McDonald from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of sources the department uses for community profiling.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

Community Profiling – Data Requirements and Sources Presentation (Department of Health)

Sarah Joyce from the Department of Health WA provided an overview of data that is available from the department and other government sources.

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Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation

Healthy Communities Initiative Grants Overview Presentation

Peta Turner from the Department of Health WA provided an overview of the national Healthy Communities Initiative Grants.

Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund Presentation

Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund Presentation

Clayton White from the Department of Sport and Recreation provided an overview of the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund.

Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants Presentation

Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants Presentation

Lisa Wheatley from the Heart Foundation provided an overview of the Community Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Grants available as part of the national Swap It, Don’t Stop It campaign.

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Local Government Grants Seminar

Local Government Grants Seminar

The Physical Activity Taskforce in conjunction with the Department of Health WA and the WA Local Government Association conducted a Local Government Grants Seminar on Friday 15th July 2011.

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Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation

Applying for Funding – Key Considerations Presentation

Jo Del Prete from the Physical Activity Taskforce provided an overview of considerations for local governments when applying for grants.

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Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 1

Community Profiling – Data Requirements & Sources Presentation (Department of Health) - Handout 1

The document by the Department of Health WA is to be used by local governments to request data required for Healthy Communities Initiative grant applications.

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Submission - WA Planning Commission Rural Policies (June 2011)

Submission - WA Planning Commission Rural Policies (June 2011)

In this submission the Taskforce outlined it's support for the objectives of the overarching planning framework for rural land use planning within Western Australia and the principle changes being proposed within SPP 2.5. The Taskforce provides a number of comments for consideration by the Western Australian Planning Commission in SPP 2.5 and the implementation policies contained in DC Policy 3.4.

The 4th R Curriculum Resource

The 4th R Curriculum Resource

Recognising the diverse requirements on principals and educators in committing to out of school learning opportunities, the Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps have developed some tools to aid teacher planning and identification of learning outcomes from school camps and physical activity programs.

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 8 to 10

The 4th R Curriculum Resource - Years 8 to 10

The year 8 to 10 4th R Curriculum Resource package aims to provide guidance for educators using Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps programs and will assist schools in choosing from the diverse range of programs on offer.

Strategic Directions 5 (SD5)

Strategic Directions 5 (SD5)

WA’s sport and recreation industry has been guided by three to five-year strategic directions since 1997, giving the industry a framework in which to operate and develop. It has also guided State Government decision-making and funding directions and has been the catalyst for the achievement of a range of industry outcomes.

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National Secondary School Diet and Activity Survey (NaSSDA)

National Secondary School Diet and Activity Survey (NaSSDA)

The National Secondary Student's Diet and Activity (NaSSDA) survey 2009-10 is jointly funded by the state Cancer Councils, Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia.

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Choose Active Transport Resource

Choose Active Transport Resource

The Physical Activity Taskforce, in collaboration with the National Heart Foundation (WA) and the Departments of Transport, Sport and Recreation, Education and Health, produced a Year K-7 teacher resource to foster more active transport to and from schools.

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Matilda's Storybook

Matilda's Storybook

Matilda's Morning Adventures is an early childhood storybook designed to accompany the Choose Active Transport resource for teachers.

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An Australian Vision for Active Transport

An Australian Vision for Active Transport

This report, prepared by the Australia Local Government Association, Bus Industry Confederation, Cycling Promotion Fund, National Heart Foundation of Australia and International Association of Public Transport, calls on the Australian Government to make a major commitment to driving active transport in Australia.

Department of Transport - Cycling Brochures

Department of Transport - Cycling Brochures

The Department of Transport produces and distributes a range of comprehensive cycling brochures, which can be downloaded from the cycling section of their website.

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Active After-school Communities

Active After-school Communities

The Active After-school Communities program is a national initiative that provides primary school-aged children with access to free, sport and other structured physical activity programs in the after-school time slot of 3.00pm to 5.30pm.

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Act Belong Commit

Act Belong Commit

Keeping mentally healthy is just as important as staying physically healthy and it’s as easy as A-B-C: Act-Belong-Commit.

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European Cyclists' Federation

European Cyclists' Federation

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.

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National Physical Activity Plan (US)

National Physical Activity Plan (US)

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.

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Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

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.

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Sport England

Sport England

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.

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Alberta Centre for Active Living

Alberta Centre for Active Living

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

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SPARC: Sport and Recreation New Zealand

SPARC: Sport and Recreation New Zealand

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.

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Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007-2020

Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia 2007-2020

The Walk WA Walking Strategy was developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce to assist the community and all organisations and agencies involved in walking throughout Western Australia.

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Year published: 2007
Submission - Draft Pilbara Planning and Infrastructure Framework (May 2011)

Submission - Draft Pilbara Planning and Infrastructure Framework (May 2011)

In this submission the Taskforce outlines it's support for the intent to provide a strategic planning profile and direction for the Pilbara region and provides a number of comments for consideration by the Pilbara Regional Planning Committee and the Western Australian Planning Commission.

Submission - RDA Perth Draft Regional Plan (May 2011)

Submission - RDA Perth Draft Regional Plan (May 2011)

The Taskforce's Built Environment Advisory Committee has reviewed the RDA Perth Draft Regional Plan and provided a number of comments for consideration by the Perth Committee of Regional Development Australia.

Top Trails WA

Top Trails WA

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.

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City of Stirling: It's Your Choice - Handy Guide

City of Stirling: It's Your Choice - Handy Guide

Created by the City of Stirling the guide encourages residents to get off the couch and enjoy the wonderful surroundings the City has to offer while living a healthy and active life.

Government Policy and Programs

Government Policy and Programs

Government policy and programs are essential in supporting improved and increased opportunities for physical activity in Western Australia.

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Communications, Advocacy and Publications

Communications, Advocacy and Publications

There are a number of communication and advocacy publications available in relation to improving and increasing opportunities for physical activity.

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Research and Evaluation

Research and Evaluation

There is a significant amount of evidence to support the benefits of physical activity and the importance of improving and increasing opportunities for all Western Australians to be more active.

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Accessibility

Accessibility

The 'accessibility' key subject area encompasses resources relating to a range of things - from inclusion and barriers to physical activity through to resources in relation to infrastructural access issues and the built environment.

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Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation

Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation

Physical activity, sport and recreation makes an important contribution to the health and wellbeing of individuals and groups in Western Australia. There are a number of physical activity, sport and recreation resources available in the form of guidelines, programs, policies and plans.

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Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

There are a huge range of resources available, including case studies, research and publications, in relation to health and wellness.

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Active Transport

Active Transport

Active transport is the most practical and sustainable way to increase physical activity levels, helping Western Australian’s to achieve the recommended 30 minutes of physical activity per day.

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Physical Activity Settings

Physical Activity Settings

There are certain settings, such as schools and the workplace, which present particularly good opportunities for initiatives aimed at increasing levels of physical activity.

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Population Groups

Population Groups

There are a number of physical activity resources and information that relates to specific demographic groups.

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Built Environment, Infrastructure and Planning

Built Environment, Infrastructure and Planning

There is an accumulating body of evidence which demonstrates the linkages between the design of the built environment and its impact on physical activity, wellbeing and overall health.

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Resources by Key Subject Area

Resources by Key Subject Area

Rather than accessing resources based on their 'resource type' (eg: case studies, publications etc), search the physical activity resources portal by key subject area.

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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 Transportation Seminar

Active Transportation Seminar

The Active Tranpsortation seminar on the 7th April 2011 was presented by Canadian guest speaker Michael Haynes, the Director of TransActive Solutions, a company dedicated to improving the walkability and cyclability of Canadian communities. Attendees heard about his experiences with developing active transport policy at a local level.

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Year published: 2011
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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Department of Regional Development & Lands

Department of Regional Development & Lands

The Regional Development Council is the peak advisory body to the Western Australian Government on regional development issues. The website also provides links to the nine Regional Development Commissions in Western Australia.

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Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) was the government’s advisor on architecture, urban design and public space from 1999 to 2011. The archived website provides resources and case studies on the built environment.

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Regional Development Australia

Regional Development Australia

Regional Development Australia (RDA) is an Australian Government initiative that brings together all levels of government to enhance the growth and development of Australia's regions. A national network of RDA committees has been established to achieve this objective.

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Local Government Planners Association

Local Government Planners Association

The Local Government Planners Association (LGPA) serves and represents local government planners, their counter-parts in state government and the private sector. The LGPA believe that through balancing professional development and fellowship opportunities, they maximise participation and secure better outcomes for their participants.

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Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia

Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia

The Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA (PHAIWA) works closely with its partner organisations and other public health groups to promote public health interests and action in priority areas such as obesity, alcohol, environment & health, injury, child health, Indigenous health and public health expenditure. The PHAIWA is an independent public health voice.

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Local Government Managers Association (WA)

Local Government Managers Association (WA)

The Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) WA is a professional association representing managers and aspiring managers in local government. The LGMA is committed to the development and improvement of local government management. It is committed to maintaining high professional and ethical standards throughout the profession and to ensuring that its members are at the forefront of change and innovation.

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Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA)

Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA)

The Urban Development Institute of Australia, Western Australia Division, represents all segments of the development industry. The Institute has been representing the urban development industry in Western Australia for more than 30 years.

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WA Local Government Association

WA Local Government Association

The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) advocates on behalf of all the State's local governments and negotiates service agreements for the sector. WALGA is not a government department or agency.

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Planning Institute of Australia (WA Division)

Planning Institute of Australia (WA Division)

The Planning Institute of Australia (WA Division) represents professions involved in planning Australia's cities, towns, regions and places. PIA is a not-for-profit federation of State and Territory Divisions with National Council comprising one representative from each state Division, an elected National President, and an Honorary Secretary/Treasurer.

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A Guide to Governing Shared Community Facilities – Victoria 2010

A Guide to Governing Shared Community Facilities – Victoria 2010

Developed by the Victorian Department of Planning and Community Development, these guidelines provide practical information about the governance of shared community facilities and the tools and documents needed to support good governance.

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Managing Shared Facilities Resource

Managing Shared Facilities Resource

The Taskforce's Built Environment Schools Working Group is developing a resource on managing shared facilities, such as school ovals, swimming pools and recreation centers. The aim of the resource is to develop a suite of tools that provide practical guidance on the management and governance of shared use facilities in the community.

Guide to the WA Planning System

Guide to the WA Planning System

The guide developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation provides an overview of the Western Australian Planning system which coordinates land use and development by balancing a number of potentially competing issues relating to the economy, social and environmental matters.

Public Health Planning

Public Health Planning

Developed by the Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia this resource is designed as a comprehensive and community based Public Health Plan that can be implemented, evaluated and sustained.

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Community Engagement in Plan Making

Community Engagement in Plan Making

The document developed by the UK Local Government Improvement and Development and Planning Advisory Service provides advice to help develop an appropriate and effective approach to engaging with communities in plan-making to help shape the place they live to create better and more sustainable communities.

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Staying Mentally Healthy

Staying Mentally Healthy

Developed by the Department of Communities, this is a brochure for seniors about depression. One of the key areas covered is the importance of physical activity and social contact in preventing depression in older people.

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Taskforce Reports, Plans and Submissions

The Physical Activity Taskforce lodged a number of submissions on a range of issues relating to physical activity.

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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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Be Active Cockburn

Be Active Cockburn

The Be Active Cockburn website is a dedicated physical activity website set up to inform the community about how to lead a healthy lifestyle, with information on TravelSmart, healthy eating, tobacco smoking, alcohol, and mental health.

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Active Freo

Active Freo

The Active Freo webpage created by the City of Fremantle provides access to information about local sporting clubs, parks, events, facilities and physical activity opportunities.

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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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Integrated Planning & Reporting

Integrated Planning & Reporting

The Department of Local Government developed the guidelines to assist local governments in undertaking strategic planning.

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast

An initiative of the Gold Coast Physical Activity Alliance, this is an agreed plan for shared physical activity action on the Gold Coast. The Plan recommends actions to address five key action areas.

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Pedometer Challenge Checklist

Pedometer Challenge Checklist

This resource produced by the Physical Activity Taskforce provides a comprehensive list of factors to consider when developing a pedometer challenge.

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Curriculum Publications

Curriculum resources for schools, teachers and parents.

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Checklists

Checklists to assist local governments and community organisations in conducting walking related initiatives.

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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.

Investments that Work for Physical Activity

Investments that Work for Physical Activity

Published by the Global Advocacy for Physical Activity, Investments that Work for Physical Activity is complementary to the Toronto Charter for Physical Activity. The document can be used to support your work in raising the priority of physical activity and the benefits of investment and increased action.

The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity

The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity

The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity was launched in May 2010 by Global Advocacy for Physical Activity and has become a key advocacy document for government and NGO's around the world.

What is a Bicycle User Group?

What is a Bicycle User Group?

Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: what a Bicycle User Group (BUG) does; how local governments support their BUGs; how to start a BUG; and, information for those in country towns or regional centres.

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What is a Local TravelSmart Guide?

What is a Local TravelSmart Guide?

Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: what a Local TravelSmart Guide is; what are the benefits of having a guide; who provides the information for the guide; how much the guide costs to produce; how the guide can be promoted and distributed and where to find out more information.

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What is Active Transport?

What is Active Transport?

Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: what active transport is; what the benefits are; how local governments can encourage active transport; and, what local governments are already doing to encourage active transport.

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What is a TravelSmart School?

What is a TravelSmart School?

Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: What a TravelSmart School is; what the benefits of a TravelSmart school are; and, how Local Governments support TravelSmart schools.

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What is a Local Government TravelSmart Officer?

What is a Local Government TravelSmart Officer?

Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: what a Local Government travelSmart Officer is; what the benefits of employing a TravelSmart Officer are; what a TravelSmart officer does; what TravelSmart Officers have achieved so far; and, how to hire a TravelSmart Officer.

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Making Workplaces TravelSmart

Making Workplaces TravelSmart

Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: what a TravelSmart workplace is; what the benefits of a TravelSmart workplace are; how local governements can support TravelSmart workplaces, what TravelSmart workplaces have already done; what a Workplace Travel Plan is; and, how to find out more information.

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TravelSmart Program

TravelSmart Program

The Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, developed a series of TravelSmart fact sheets to assist local governments, individuals and relevant organisations in understanding the TravelSmart program and the benefits it has to offer.

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Cost Effectiveness Study

Cost Effectiveness Study

Physical inactivity is a major risk factor for many chronic diseases and is estimated to cost around AU$2.1 billion, to the Western Australian economy each year. This study investigates the cost-effectiveness of a subsidy program for general practitioners (GPs) to promote physical activity, as an intervention strategy.

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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.

How to Promote Walking for Local Governments

How to Promote Walking for Local Governments

The Physical Activity Taskforce, with support from Healthway and the National Heart Foundation - WA Division, developed this guide to assist agencies that wish to promote walking. It draws from the experiences and examples of local governments and other agencies and groups who are successfully promoting walking in their community.

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Our Community - Funding and Resources (external link)

Our Community - Funding and Resources (external link)

Our Community is a world-leading social enterprise that provides advice, tools and training for Australia's 600,000 community groups and schools, and practical linkages between the community sector and the general public, business and government.

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Western Australian Grants Directory (external link)

Western Australian Grants Directory (external link)

The Department of Local Government has developed an online grants directory to help communities and local governments in regional and metropolitan Western Australia in locating sources of financial assistance for their projects and initiatives.

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Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government GrantsLINK (external link)

Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government GrantsLINK (external link)

The Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government Grants Directory has information about federal, state and local government funding programs that can help you develop solutions to local and national problems; fund ideas and initiatives; and, get assistance in times of hardship.

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Department of Local Government - Guide to Submission Writing (external link)

Department of Local Government - Guide to Submission Writing (external link)

The Department of Local Government has developed a Guide To Grant Submission Writing for Local Government. It provides suggestions and tips to assist you in the grant submission process.

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Government of Western Australia Website (external link)

Government of Western Australia Website (external link)

The Government of Western Australia makes a wide range of grants available for various sectors of the community. Visit their website for direct links to funding organisations and information.

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Choose Active Transport

Choose Active Transport

The Choose Active Transport presentation covers the funding bodies and partners that were responsible for this resource being developed, the steps involved in developing this resource and specific information on the Teachers Resource and Matilda's Morning Adventures storybook.

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Choose Active Transport

Choose Active Transport

The following presentation relates to the Choose Active Transport Teachers' Resource which was launched by the Taskforce in April 2011.

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Physical Activity Grants and Funding Matrix

Physical Activity Grants and Funding Matrix

A number of physical activity related funding opportunities provided by non-government, local, State and federal agencies have been identified.

Submission - Review of the Regional Development Commissions (Jan 2011)

Submission - Review of the Regional Development Commissions (Jan 2011)

This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) to provide comment on the review of the functions and responsibilities of Regional Development Commissions, to assist in the development of a reform agenda for regional development and in implementing the review’s recommendations.

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International

There are a number of international guidelines and advocacy tools available to provide information, recommendations and support on a range of topics relating to physical activity.

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National & Interstate

There are a number of guidelines and advocacy tools, developed nationally and by other States, that are available to provide information, recommendations and support on a range of topics relating to physical activity.

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WA

There are a number of Western Australian guidelines and advocacy tools available to provide information, recommendations and support on a range of topics relating to physical activity.

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Draw the Line

Draw the Line

The Draw the Line campaign aims to prevent unhealthy weight gain among Western Australia. It is the first weight related campaign to run in Western Australia.

Swap it, Don't Stop it Campaign

Swap it, Don't Stop it Campaign

Swap It, Don’t Stop It! was launched on 13 March 2011. This new national campaign forms phase two of the Measure Up campaign which highlighted the link between increased waist measurement and the risk of chronic disease.

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WA Programs and Campaigns

Western Australian physical activity programs, services and campaigns being run by government and/or non government agencies and organisations.

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National Programs and Campaigns

Australia wide physical activity programs, services and campaigns being run by government and/or non government agencies and organisations.

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Local Programs & Campaigns

Local physical activity programs, services and campaigns being run by government and/or non government agencies and organisations.

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Taskforce Terms of Reference

Taskforce Terms of Reference

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

Policy and Planning Case Studies

The following policy and planning case studies may assist local governments, non governments and community organisations in developing their own physical activity policy and plans.

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Grant Directory and Useful Resources

The following grant directory and resources may be helpful in sourcing funding opportunities for groups or organisations wanting to become involved or continue to be involved in promoting physical activity.

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Programs and Services

Programs and Services

Details of local, state and national physical activity programs, services and campaigns are provided below.

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Publications

Publications

Physical activity publications including: brochures, checklists, fact sheets, guidelines and advocacy tools; newsletters; presentations research; past Physical Activity Taskforce reports, plans and submissions; and, Walking maps.

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Sign Up to the AusPAnet Enewsletter

Sign Up to the AusPAnet Enewsletter

AusPAnet is an electronic newsletter developed by the National Heart Foundation. It includes new Australian and international resources and publications, details of upcoming events, professional development and employment opportunities.

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How Active are Western Australians

How Active are Western Australians

This presentation outlines the methodology, key findings and comparisons for the 2008 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) and the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Australian Bicycle Council

Australian Bicycle Council

The Australian Bicycle Council is the national body that manages and coordinates implementation of The Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011-2016. This is the third cycling strategy to be sanctioned by Australian transport ministers as part of the Australian Transport Council.

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Main Roads WA

Main Roads WA

Main Roads WA contribute to the development of the State's network of shared paths and the maintenance of Principal Shared Paths (PSPs). These can also link with shared paths that are the responsibility of various local governments. Additionally, we work with other WA agencies like the Department of Transport, to promote the environmental, health and economic benefits of walking and cycling.

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SpaceShaper

SpaceShaper

SpaceShaper is a practical toolkit to measure the quality of a public space before investing time and money in improving it.

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Telstra Foundation

Telstra Foundation

Provides social innovation grants to build social connections and also reflect the Telstra Foundation’s priorities of social innovation, capacity building, measurable impact and creative use of information and communication technologies.

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Parks And Leisure Australia (WA Branch)

Parks And Leisure Australia (WA Branch)

Parks and Leisure Australia (WA Branch) provides all the up to date information about what is going on in your region. Conference notes, Regional News and anything else that may be of interest to you will be available here.

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A Healthy City Is An Active City

A Healthy City Is An Active City

This WHO planning guide provides a range of ideas, information and tools for developing a comprehensive plan for creating a healthy, active city by enhancing physical activity in the urban environment.

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Northern Territory

Northern Territory

goNT is a whole of government and community initiative to promote physical activity and encourage Territorians to be more active in their everyday life. It is driven and monitored by the Chief Minister's Active Living Council, responsible for implementing and monitoring the goNTstrategy and first year action plan.

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Queensland

Queensland

The Queensland government's physical activity website includes physical activity information, resources and links - including information for both consumers and professionals.

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What are Children Eating?

What are Children Eating?

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of what Western Australian children and adolescents are eating.

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Trends in the Types of Food Children are Eating 1985, 1995 and 2003

Trends in the Types of Food Children are Eating 1985, 1995 and 2003

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the trends in the types of food Western Australian children and adolescents are eating.

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Are Children Eating the Right Amount of Food?

Are Children Eating the Right Amount of Food?

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the amount of food Western Australian children and adolescents are eating.

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Nutrition Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS). Each fact sheet provides easy to read information on specific aspects of the 2003 CAPANS report data.

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Active Play

Active Play

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of active play.

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Physical Inactivity

Physical Inactivity

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of physical inactivity.

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School-based Physical Activity

School-based Physical Activity

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of school based physical activity.

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2003 CAPANS Physical Activity Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS). Each fact sheet provides easy to read information on specific aspects of the 2003 CAPANS report data.

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Methodology

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS). Each fact sheet provides easy to read information on specific aspects of the 2003 CAPANS report data.

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Nutrition

Nutrition

The following fact sheet outlines the methodology behind the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the gathering and treatment of nutrition data.

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General Procedures

General Procedures

The following fact sheet outlines the methodology behind the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the general procedures used.

Anthropometric Procedures

Anthropometric Procedures

The following fact sheet outlines the methodology behind the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the anthropometric procedures used.

Physical Activity

Physical Activity

The following fact sheet outlines the methodology behind the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) in terms of the gathering and treatment of physical activity data.

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New South Wales

New South Wales

The Premier's Council for Active Living (PCAL) aims to build and strengthen the physical and social environments in which communities engage in active living. It comprises of senior representatives from across government, industry and the community sector.

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Victoria

Victoria

'Go for your life' aims to promote healthy eating and increase levels of physical activity. The website provides a range of information for, fools and resources for teenagers, adults, new parents, children, families and older adults.

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South Australia

South Australia

Be Active is a South Australian message established by the State Government to get more South Australians more active, more often. With such a fantastic state in which to be active, there are many opportunities for all of us!

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Tasmania

Tasmania

Get Moving Tasmania aims to increase the level of physical activity of all Tasmanian's and promotes active and healthy lifestyles. On the Get Moving Tasmania website you will find a range of physical activity information that can help you and your community get moving.

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Interstate Physical Activity Websites

The following is a list of the interstate (be active wa equivalent) physical activity websites.

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Built Environment Case Studies

The following built environment case studies and best practice examples may assist local governments, non governments and community organisations in undertaking their own projects.

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Linked In 2 Youth Seminar

Linked In 2 Youth Seminar

The Linked in 2 Youth Seminar was held on Tuesday 21 September 2010. The purpose of this seminar was to discuss a range of strategies to engage young people in physical activity.

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Ben Kent Presentation

Ben Kent Presentation

Ben Kent's presentation drew on his experience in the youth sector to share what he has learnt regarding young people's value and desire when it comes to keeping active.

Nick Marvin Presentation

Nick Marvin Presentation

As CEO of Perth Wildcats, Nick Marvin's club website is the most trafficked in the NBL. Using direct marketing and online strategies, the club’s membership has experienced annual growth of 35% resulting in consecutive sell-out attendances for over two years.

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Designing Out Crime Planning Guidelines

Designing Out Crime Planning Guidelines

Produced by the Western Australian Planning Commission the Designing Out Crime Planning guidelines are intended to provide local government, government agencies, town centre management, the development industry and planning and design practitioners with an understanding of the principles of designing out crime.

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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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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.

Katrina Elliott Presentation

Katrina Elliott Presentation

Katrina Elliott's presentation provided an overview of the State Planning Policy 3.6 Development Contributions for Infrastructure and how the policy can be interpreted to inform the planning process.

Community Infrastructure Planning Seminar

Community Infrastructure Planning Seminar

The Physical Activity Taskforce conducted a Community Infrastructure Planning Seminar for the Local Government sector and interested persons on Monday 13th December 2010.

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Michael Quirk Presentation

Michael Quirk Presentation

Michael Quirk's presentation provides a practical example of how Local Governments can successfully apply State Planning Policy Development Contributions for Infrastructure 3.6 and what it means in reality.

Shire of Ngaantayjarraku - Yirriku (Active Mob)

Shire of Ngaantayjarraku - Yirriku (Active Mob)

The project undertaken by the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku sought to increase options for residents to improve their health in structured and non structured physical activity.

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Marked Walking Trails Checklist

Marked Walking Trails Checklist

This resource produced by the Physical Activity Taskforce provides a comprehensive list of factors to consider when developing a marked walking trail.

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Walking Maps Checklist

Walking Maps Checklist

This resource produced by the Physical Activity Taskforce provides a comprehensive list of factors to consider when developing a walking map.

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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.

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.

Walking Group Checklist

Walking Group Checklist

This resource produced by the Physical Activity Taskforce provides a comprehensive list of factors to consider when forming a walking group.

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Walking Events Checklist

Walking Events Checklist

This resource produced by the Physical Activity Taskforce provides a comprehensive list of factors to consider when planning a walking event.

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Creating Active Communities: Physical Activity Guidelines for Local Councils

Creating Active Communities: Physical Activity Guidelines for Local Councils

Developed by the Department of Local Government, NSW Health Department, NSW Sport and Recreation, National Heart Foundation of Australia (NSW Division). The purpose of this guide is to provide local governments with a practical resource that will assist them to encourage local communities to be more physically active.

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Year published: 2008
Methodology Fact Sheet

Methodology Fact Sheet

The following document outlines the methodology used by the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) in collecting the data for the 2006 Physical Activity Survey.

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Year published: 2007
How To: Physical Activity Plans: A Guide For Local Government

How To: Physical Activity Plans: A Guide For Local Government

The Physical Activity Taskforce developed the following guide to assist agencies who wish to develop their own plan and to learn from the lessons of local governments who are leading the way in making physical activity a priority in their community.

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Year published: 2008
Shire of Busselton

Shire of Busselton

The purpose of the plan was to provide the impetus for a measureable increase in physical activity opportunities in the local community.

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Year published: 2007

Methodology

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Year published: 2003
City of Cockburn: Be Active In Cockburn

City of Cockburn: Be Active In Cockburn

After having developed a Physical Activity Plan, the City of Cockburn looked to implement a range of initiatives identified within the plan. This included employing a project officer and developing a dedicated physical activity website.

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Year published: 2011
Key Findings for Midwest-Murchison-Gascoyne Health Region

Key Findings for Midwest-Murchison-Gascoyne Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest-Murchison-Gascoyne health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Pilbara Health Region

Key Findings for Pilbara Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Wheatbelt Health Region

Key Findings for Wheatbelt Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Wheatbelt health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for North Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for North Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's North Metropolitan health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for South West Health Region

Key Findings for South West Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for South Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for South Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South Metropolitan health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Great Southern Health Region

Key Findings for Great Southern Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern health region.

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Year published: 2007
Comparison of Health Regions

Comparison of Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of a comparison of health regions.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Kimberley Health Region

Key Findings for Kimberley Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Kimberley health region.

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Year published: 2007
Comparison of Regions

Comparison of Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of a comparison of all of Western Australia's key regions.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Midwest & Gascoyne Regions

Key Findings for Midwest & Gascoyne Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest and Gascoyne regions.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Kimberley Region

Key Findings for Kimberley Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Kimberley region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Wheatbelt Region

Key Findings for Wheatbelt Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Wheatbelt region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Great Southern Region

Key Findings for Great Southern Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Peel Region

Key Findings for Peel Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Peel region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Perth Metropolitan region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Pilbara Region

Key Findings for Pilbara Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for South West Region

Key Findings for South West Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West region.

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Year published: 2007
City of Perth: Get Active In The City

City of Perth: Get Active In The City

Building on a Physical Activity Plan already created, the City of Perth sought to develop an urban environment that supports physical activity and to promote resources to inform the community of local physical activity opportunities.

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Year published: 2011
Key Findings for Occupation

Key Findings for Occupation

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to occupation.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Males

Key Findings for Males

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to males.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Education

Key Findings for Education

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to education.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Females

Key Findings for Females

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to females.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Goldfields/South East  Health Region

Key Findings for Goldfields/South East Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields/Esperance health region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields/Esperance region.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for Gender

Key Findings for Gender

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to gender.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 60 Years and Over

Key Findings for 60 Years and Over

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 60 years and over.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 18-29 Years

Key Findings for 18-29 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 18-29 years old.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 45-59 Years

Key Findings for 45-59 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 45-59 years old.

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Year published: 2007
Key Findings for 30-44 Years

Key Findings for 30-44 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 30-44 years old.

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Key Findings by Age

Key Findings by Age

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings by age.

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Year published: 2007

Health Regions in WA Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Regions of WA Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Gender, Occupation and Education Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Age Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Shire of Mukinbudin: Walk To Fitness Program

Shire of Mukinbudin: Walk To Fitness Program

Interest from the community has lead the Shire of Mukinbudin to prioritise walking as an alternative to sport, which has resulted in upgrades of infrastructure and walking maps and groups now available.

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Year published: 2011
Town of Narrogin: Active Seniors

Town of Narrogin: Active Seniors

With a high number of seniors in the area, the Town of Narrogin established an active seniors group to encourage residents (including CaLD and indigenous members of the community) to participate in physical activity with the assistance of community groups.

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Year published: 2006
Shire of Katanning: At Risk Populations

Shire of Katanning: At Risk Populations

With a very diverse multicultural community the Shire of Katanning sought to expand on existing programs to improve regular participation in physical activity. This involved targeting those community members not already engaged in physical activity and structured sport by removing barriers to participation.

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Year published: 2011
City of Fremantle: Women On The Go

City of Fremantle: Women On The Go

The City of Fremantle identified women as a key target group to improve levels of physical activity and healthy eating. A ten week course involving participating being introduced to new physical activities options in the local community and education in the importance of nutrition and physical activity.

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Year published: 2011
Shire of Harvey: Super Skate

Shire of Harvey: Super Skate

With many children inactive after school the Shire of Harvey introduced 'Super Skate', a safe, physically active social outing for primary school aged children which also resulted in many adults enjoying casual skating.

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Year published: 2011

Programs and Services Case Studies

The following case studies may assist local governments, non-government and community organisations in designing their own programs and services.

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Shire of Mundaring: On Yer Feet and 10,000 Step Challenge

Shire of Mundaring: On Yer Feet and 10,000 Step Challenge

The Shire implemented a walking program to increase physical activity levels of residents followed by a 10,000 Step Challenge. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2008
City of Stirling: Follow My Lead

City of Stirling: Follow My Lead

The City identified gaps in the range of community programs they offered and subsequently established a number of walking initiatives for residents and their dogs, which also showcased outdoor areas and promoted responsible dog ownership. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2007
Town of Northam: Park and Walk and Walk Northam

Town of Northam: Park and Walk and Walk Northam

The Town and Shire of Northam set out to increase walking within the town centre, as an alternative to driving from location to location. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2006
Town of Kwinana: Physical Activity Project

Town of Kwinana: Physical Activity Project

To increase the physical activity levels of the community, the Town of Kwinana employed a Physical Activity Officer who was responsible for implementing the Town of Kwinana's Physical Activity Plan. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2006
Shire & Town of Northam: Walk The Wheatbelt

Shire & Town of Northam: Walk The Wheatbelt

Responding to the diverse needs and capabilities of 21 Local Governments, Walk The Wheatbelt project sought to involve the whole community in a free walking program. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Submission - Outer Metropolitan Perth and Peel Sub-regional Strategy (Dec. 2010)

Submission - Outer Metropolitan Perth and Peel 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 Outer Metropolitan Perth and Peel Sub-regional Strategy.

City of Rockingham: Stepping It Out In Rockingham

City of Rockingham: Stepping It Out In Rockingham

The City of Rockingham set out to increase resident's physical activity by establishing walking initiatives in public spaces. This case study outlines the project objectives, what happened, the critical success factors and the costs of the project.

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Year published: 2010
Walking Case Studies

Walking Case Studies

The following walking case studies may assist local governments, non government and community organisations in designing their own walking programs and activities.

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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
Submission - Inquiry into the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children & Young People in WA (Oct. 2010)

Submission - Inquiry into the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children & Young People in WA (Oct. 2010)

This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) to provide comment on the 'Inquiry into the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in WA'.

Submission - Mental Health Towards 2020     (Sept. 2010)

Submission - Mental Health Towards 2020 (Sept. 2010)

This submission is written on behalf of the Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) to provide comment, to the Mental Health Commission, on the consultation paper 'Western Australia – Mental Health Towards 2020'.

Shire of Mukinbudin 'Botanical Walk'

Shire of Mukinbudin 'Botanical Walk'

The resource developed by the Shire of Mukinbudin outlines a 4.6 kilometre walk around the township.

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Year published: 2008
City of Joondalup 'Walking Maps - Be Active'

City of Joondalup 'Walking Maps - Be Active'

The City of Joondalup booklet showcases a walking route in every suburb of the City.

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Year published: 2008
Shire of Irwin 'Walk Dongara Denision'

Shire of Irwin 'Walk Dongara Denision'

The resource developed by the Shire of Irwin outlines 12 walks around the township of Dongara Denison and the coastline.

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Year published: 2008
Shire of Busselton 'Walk-Cycle Busselton'

Shire of Busselton 'Walk-Cycle Busselton'

The Shire of Busselton publication 'Walk-Cycle Busselton' showcases five local walking and cycling routes.

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Year published: 2008
Shire of Dandaragan 'Turquoise Way Walk'

Shire of Dandaragan 'Turquoise Way Walk'

The resource developed by the Shire of Dandaragan showcases a walk along the Jurien Bay coastline.

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Year published: 2008
City of Belmont Walk Maps

City of Belmont Walk Maps

Walk maps are located on pages 20 to 21 of the City of Belmont, Leisure, Art & Cultural Guide 2008. The resource includes four walk trails set amongst local waterways.

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Year published: 2010
Town of Bassendean 'Wicked Walks'

Town of Bassendean 'Wicked Walks'

The 'Wicked Walks' resource was developed by the Town of Bassendean in 2008. It includes walk maps for three local suburbs and provides a good example of the type of walking resources Local Governments can produce to encourage the community to get more active.

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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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Key Findings for the Midwest & Gascoyne Health Regions

Key Findings for the Midwest & Gascoyne Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest and Gascoyne Health Regions.

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Key Findings for the Midwest Health Region

Key Findings for the Midwest Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the North Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for the North Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's North Metropolitan Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the Wheatbelt Health Region

Key Findings for the Wheatbelt Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Wheatbelt Health Region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for the South Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for the South Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South Metropolitan Health Region.

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Key Findings for the South West Health Region

Key Findings for the South West Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West Health Region.

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Key Findings for the East Metropolitan Health Region

Key Findings for the East Metropolitan Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's East Metropolitan Health Region.

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Key Findings for the Great Southern Health Region

Key Findings for the Great Southern Health Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern Health Region.

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Key Findings for the Pilbara & Gascoyne Health Regions

Key Findings for the Pilbara & Gascoyne Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara and Gascoyne Health Regions.

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Key Findings for the Pilbara & Kimberley Health Regions

Key Findings for the Pilbara & Kimberley Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Pilbara and Kimberley Health Regions.

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Key Findings for the Goldfields & South East Health Regions

Key Findings for the Goldfields & South East Health Regions

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields and South East Health Regions.

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City of Geraldton-Greenough

City of Geraldton-Greenough

The Physical Activity and Nutrition Plan provides a framework to guide the City of Geraldton-Greenough to plan, develop, implement, evaluate and sustain physical activity programs, opportunities and services for all residents, into the future.

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Year published: 2010
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

City of Belmont

The Physical Activity and Nutrition Strategic Plan provides a framework and a set of objectives to assist the City of Belmont to plan, develop, implement, evaluate and sustain physical activity and healthy eating programs, opportunities and services into the future.

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Year published: 2010
Key Findings for Peel Region

Key Findings for Peel Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Peel region.

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Year published: 2003
Town of Bassendean

Town of Bassendean

The Physical Activity Strategic Plan provides a framework to guide the Town of Bassendean to plan, develop, implement, evaluate and sustain physical activity programs, opportunities and services into the future.

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Year published: 2010
Key Findings for South West Region

Key Findings for South West Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's South West region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Kimberley/Pilbara Region

Key Findings for Kimberley/Pilbara Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Kimberley/Pilbara region.

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Key Findings for Midwest/Gascoyne Region

Key Findings for Midwest/Gascoyne Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Midwest/Gascoyne region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Great Southern Region

Key Findings for Great Southern Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Great Southern region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

Key Findings for Perth Metropolitan Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Perth Metropolitan region.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

Key Findings for Goldfields/Esperance Region

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to Western Australia's Goldfields/Esperance region.

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Physical Activity Plan Examples

Physical Activity Plan Examples

The Taskforce compiled a list of sample physical activity plans which may assist local governments and other key stakeholders in developing their own physical activity plans.

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City of Wanneroo: Get Active Wanneroo 10,000 Project

City of Wanneroo: Get Active Wanneroo 10,000 Project

The City of Wanneroo created the Get Active Wanneroo 10,000 plan in response to the declining levels of physical activity in Western Australia.

Key Findings for Occupation

Key Findings for Occupation

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to occupation.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Males

Key Findings for Males

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to males.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Education

Key Findings for Education

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to education.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Females

Key Findings for Females

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to females.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for Gender

Key Findings for Gender

The following fact sheet outlines the key findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in relation to gender.

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Year published: 2003

Health Regions in WA Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Regions of WA Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Year published: 2003

Gender, Occupation and Education Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Age Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Participate Play Peel

Participate Play Peel

With high levels of of inactivity in the Peel Region, the appointment of a Physical Activity Project Officer was fundamental to addressing the barriers to participation and inactivity amongst residents.

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Year published: 2005
City of Fremantle: Physical Activity Strategic Plan

City of Fremantle: Physical Activity Strategic Plan

This project developed a Physical Activity Strategic Plan with a whole of Council approach, to ensure a sustainable and comprehensive way to support and promote physical activity was adopted in the City of Fremantle.

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City of Belmont: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan 2009 - 2013

City of Belmont: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan 2009 - 2013

The City of Belmont identified the need to develop a Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan that met the needs of the community and improved awareness of health, social, safety and economic benefits of physical activity and nutrition.

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Year published: 2011
Key Findings for 45-59 Years

Key Findings for 45-59 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 45-59 years old.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for 75 Years and Over

Key Findings for 75 Years and Over

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 75 years and over.

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Key Findings for 60-74 Years

Key Findings for 60-74 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 60-74 years old.

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Key Findings by Age

Key Findings by Age

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings by age.

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Key Findings for 30-44 Years

Key Findings for 30-44 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 30-44 years old.

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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.

Key Findings for 18-29 Years

Key Findings for 18-29 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 18-29 years old.

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Year published: 2003

Past Submissions

The Physical Activity Taskforce (the Taskforce) lodged submissions on a range of issues relating to physical activity.

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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
Guidelines for Older Australians

Guidelines for Older Australians

Developed by the Department of Health and Ageing, this brochure outlines the national physical activity guidelines for older people, including recommendations on the type and intensity of activities.

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Year published: 2006
Guidelines for Children (12 - 18yrs)

Guidelines for Children (12 - 18yrs)

Developed by the Department of Health and Ageing, this brochure outlines the national physical activity guidelines for children between 12 and 18 years of age. It also provides ideas for getting active and explains the reasons to be active and limit screen time.

Guidelines for Children (5 - 12yrs)

Guidelines for Children (5 - 12yrs)

Developed by the Department of Health and Ageing, this brochure outlines the national physical activity guidelines for children aged 5-12 year old. It includes information on why physical activity is important, the type of activity that is recommended and how you can help in supporting children to be active and healthy.

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Guidelines for Adults

Guidelines for Adults

Developed by the Department of Health and Ageing, this brochure outlines the national physical activity guidelines for adults, including ideas on how to increase daily physical activity levels.

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Year published: 2005
Guidelines for Children (0-5yrs)

Guidelines for Children (0-5yrs)

Developed by the Department of Health and Ageing, this brochure outlines the national physical activity recommendations for children aged 0-5 years. It also provides tips and ideas to help you include more activity in your child’s day.

Physical Activity: The good, the bad, the urgency

Physical Activity: The good, the bad, the urgency

Developed by the Taskforce in 2010, this presentation aims to establish: why physical activity is a key priority; how it links to local government; the triple bottom line benefits of prioritising physical activity; and, how integrated strategic planning within local government will reap multiple rewards.

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The Triple Bottom Line: An Integrated Approach to Physical Activity

The Triple Bottom Line: An Integrated Approach to Physical Activity

Developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce in 2010, this presentation outlines the importance of physical activity in terms of the social, economic and environmental benefits for the community.

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CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools

CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools

The CAPANS 2008: Applications for Health Promoting Schools presentation provides background information to the Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2008, key findings and recommendations for the future.

Walk Week Seminar Presentation

Walk Week Seminar Presentation

This presentation highlights key findings from the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey, with a specific focus on walking.

How Active are West Australians?

How Active are West Australians?

This presentation is a summary of key findings from recent Physical Activity Taskforce research (CAPANS 2008 and Adult Survey 2009) and includes actions and strategies for policy development, partnerships and advocacy.

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CAPANS 2008: Key Findings

CAPANS 2008: Key Findings

The CAPANS 2008: Key Findings presentation provides background information to the Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2008 and key physical activity and body size findings for Western Australian children in grades 3,5,7,8,10 and 11 at school.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

This presentation discusses the key findings from the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

The Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action presentation addresses key strategies and actions based on the findings of the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

2009 Adult Survey Launch Presentations

2009 Adult Survey Launch Presentations

The 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey was launched by the Taskforce in December 2010.

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2008 CAPANS Presentations

2008 CAPANS Presentations

The 2008 Children and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) was launched by the Taskforce in June 2010.

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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
Active Women

Active Women

Developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation, this brochure examines how active Western Australian women are and common barriers to their participation in sport and recreation.

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Year published: 2004
Costs of Physical Inactivity

Costs of Physical Inactivity

Developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation, this fact sheet takes a hard look at the range of health and economic costs associated with physical inactivity.

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Year published: 2007
Benefits of Physical Activity

Benefits of Physical Activity

Developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation, this fact sheet explores the physical health, mental health, social, environmental and economic benefits associated with participating in regular physical activity.

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.

Liveable Neighbourhoods

Liveable Neighbourhoods

Liveable Neighbourhoods is an operational policy for the design and assessment of structure plans and subdivision for new urban areas in the metropolitan area and country centres.

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National Agreements

National Agreements

National Agreements contain the objectives, outcomes, outputs and performance indicators, and clarify the roles and responsibilities, that will guide the Commonwealth and States in the delivery of services across the relevant sectors.

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2003 CAPANS  - Fact Sheets

2003 CAPANS - Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2003 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS).

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2006 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

2006 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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2002 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

2002 Adult Survey - Fact Sheets

The Physical Activity Taskforce produced a number of fact sheets relating to the findings of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

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Physical Activity Taskforce 2006-2007 Evaluation Plan

Physical Activity Taskforce 2006-2007 Evaluation Plan

The Physical Activity Taskforce 2006-2007 Evaluation Plan provides a summary of the strategies and program activities undertaken in 2006 to 2007 by key government and non-government agencies represented on the Physical Activity Taskforce.

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Year published: 2008
Strategic Plan 2007 - 2011

Strategic Plan 2007 - 2011

This Physical Activity Taskforce Strategic Plan 2007 - 2011 outlined the importance of partnerships and sets new directions for promoting physical activity in Western Australia. The Strategic Plan envisages encouraging and supporting a 'whole of community' change in attitude and behaviour towards physical activity.

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Communications Strategy 2002-2011

Communications Strategy 2002-2011

The following communications strategy was developed by the Taskforce's Communications Advisory Committee as a comprehensive, long-term communications framework for the Physical Activity Taskforce.

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Year published: 2002
Implementation Plan 2003/04 - 2006/07

Implementation Plan 2003/04 - 2006/07

The Physical Activity Taskforce Four Year Implementation Plan 2003/04 - 2006/07 provides a summary of the achievements of agencies' from 2003/04 to 2006/07.

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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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Local Activity Grants Evaluation

Local Activity Grants Evaluation

The Local Activity Grants program offered matched grants for local governments and community groups to encourage new and innovative approaches to increasing physical activity. The grants recognised a sustainable increase in physical activity requires a cross-government, multi agency approach.

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Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University

The Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR) aims to conduct high quality research in exercise and sports science to support and enhance the teaching of exercise and sports science at Edith Cowan University. In addition to this the CESSR aim to link with other groups and institutes to help support sport and exercise at a local, state, national and international level.

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UWA - Centre for the Built Environment

UWA - Centre for the Built Environment

The Centre for the Built Environment and Health is part of the School of Population Health at the University of Western Australia. The centre plans to strengthen research in the area of urban environments and how they meet the needs of specific age groups.

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Academic Groups

The following is a list of academic physical activity related websites.

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Bibbulmun Track Foundation

Bibbulmun Track Foundation

The Bibbulmun Track Foundation is a community based not for profit organisation and aims to assist with the management, promotion and maintenance of the Bibbulmun Track. The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching nearly 1000kms from Kalamunda (Perth Hills) to Albany (South Coast) through the heart of the scenic South West of Western Australia.

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The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is working to reduce the impact of heart disease on the Australian community. The Heart Foundation does this by raising money for research into heart and cardiovascular disease as well as programs to educate the community about reducing the risk of heart disease through healthy eating habits, regular, moderate physical activity, managing blood pressure and being a non-smoker.

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Diabetes WA

Diabetes WA

Diabetes WA supports people living with, affected by and at risk of diabetes. The Diabetes WA website is a hub of practical information, support and program advice to help people live well with diabetes and become more informed about the condition. You will find information on diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention and how to live a healthy lifestyle, including healthy eating.

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WA Sports Federation

WA Sports Federation

The Western Australian Sports Federation (WASF) is the independent, peak industry body for sport and active recreation in Western Australia. WASF exists to support, promote and advocate for the ongoing development of sport and active recreation in WA.

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Non-Government Organisations and Professional Bodies

The following is a list of non-government physical activity websites.

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Department of Sport & Recreation

Department of Sport & Recreation

The Department of Sport and Recreation is the lead agency responsible for the implementation of government policy and initiatives in sport and recreation within Western Australia. A key role of the department is to contribute to the healthy lifestyle of Western Australians by increasing physical activity in the community through sport and recreation.

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Department of Education - Physical Activity Portal

Department of Education - Physical Activity Portal

The Department of Education is responsible for the areas of education, teaching, training and its development as well as development of good policy and procedure in education and training.

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Department of Transport

Department of Transport

The Department of Transport's (DoT) key focus is on operational transport functions and strategic transport planning and policy across the range of public and commercial transport systems that service Western Australia. The Department of Transport website includes information on active transport, walking, cycling and the Travelsmart program.

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Department of Health

Department of Health

Western Australia’s Department of Health aims to ensure healthier, longer and better lives for all Western Australians by providing quality health care services as well as delivering a sustainable, secure and high quality health care system.

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Healthway

Healthway

Healthway seeks to promote and support healthy living in Western Australia, with the aim to reduce and prevent the burden of disease. Healthway provides grants and sponsorships to organisations to promote healthy messages, facilitate healthy environments and advance health promotion programs.

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State Agencies

The following is a list of State agency physical activity websites.

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Australian Sports Commission

Australian Sports Commission

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system.

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Heartmoves

Heartmoves

Heartmoves is a physical activity program designed by the Heart Foundation that takes into consideration people that are living with a heart condition.

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Heart Foundation Walking

Heart Foundation Walking

Heart Foundation Walking is Australia's largest network of free community-based walking groups, led by volunteer Walk Organisers. Heart Foundation Walking makes being active easy, even for those not used to being active.

My Healthy Balance

My Healthy Balance

Developed by Diabetes WA, My Healthy Balance is a free internet program that can provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

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Unplug and Play

Unplug and Play

Developed by the Heart Foundation, the Unplug and Play Parent Campaign targets parents in Western Australia to increase their awareness of the urgent need for children to spend more time in active play and less time using TV, electronic games and the internet for entertainment.

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TravelSmart

TravelSmart

Run by the Department of Transport, TravelSmart helps people to use cars less and to choose alternatives such as walking, cycling, and public transport.

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Find Thirty

Find Thirty

The Find Thirty every day campaign, initiated by the Heart Foundation, be active wa Physical Activity Taskforce and Department of Health, aims to increase the number of West Australian adults who are sufficiently active for good health.