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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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Most people spend a large part of their waking hours at work. Being busy with work is a common excuse for not being more physically active. Travel to and from the workplace provides an opportunity for many people to be more active. Local governments, with many already leading the way by implementing travel plans in their own workplaces.

TravelSmart workplaces encourage their employees and visitors to use active modes of transport. This can involve providing facilities for active transport and giving people the information they need to make more sustainable transport choices.

 

Contact Details

Department of Transport
Email: travelsmart@transport.wa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 9216 8000 (ask for TravelSmart)
Website: www.transport.wa.gov.au/travelsmart

Department of Environment and Conservations
Email: travelsmart@dec.wa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 6467 5011 (ask for TravelSmart)

Department of Sport and Recreation
Email: activeworkplace@dsr.wa.gov.au
Phone: (08) 9492 9700

 

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Healthy Active Workplaces

Healthy Active Workplaces

Healthy Active Workplaces is an initiative formed by the Physical Activity Taskforce and the Department of Sport and Recreation which aims to help employers plan for healthy and active workplaces by providing opportunities to increase physical activity, health and wellbeing of employees.

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