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Updated: 03 May 2012

Presentations from Past Events

 

Presentations delivered at Physical Activity Taskforce events and programs.

Information regarding professional development events and programs can be accessed via the 'News and Events' section of the website.

Presentations are listed in date order.

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.

Presentation date: 17 February 2012

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.

Presentation date: 29 November 2011

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.

Presentation date: 25 October 2011

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).

Presentation date: 27 September 2011

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.

Presentation date: 15 September 2011

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.

Presentation date: 23 August 2011

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.

Presentation date: 15 July 2011

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.

Presentation date: 03 May 2011

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.

Presentation date: 07 April 2011

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.

Presentation date: 25 March 2011

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.

Presentation date: 13 December 2010

2009 Adult Survey Launch Presentations

2009 Adult Survey Launch Presentations

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

Presentation date: 01 December 2010

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.

Presentation date: 21 September 2010

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.

Presentation date: 01 September 2010

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.

Presentation date: 01 September 2010

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.

Presentation date: 01 June 2010

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.

Presentation date: 01 January 2010

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.

Presentation date: 01 January 1970