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    Resources tagged: Built Environment

    Resources tagged Built Environment

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    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.

    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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    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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    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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    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.

    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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    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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    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.

    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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    Year published: 2010
    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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    Year published: 2009
    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.

    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.

    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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    Year published: 2011
    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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    Year published: 2007
    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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    Year published: 2008
    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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
    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
    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.

    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'.

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