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Updated: 24 June 2011

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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