Skip to content Be Active WA logo

Page updated:

    The Physical Activity Taskforce has ceased operation and this website is no longer updated.

    Updated:

    Resources tagged: Government policy

    Resources tagged Government policy

    Showing 26 - 47 of 47 Resources.

    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)).

    Resource type:Publications
    Tags: , , , , , , , ,
    Relevance: International
    Year published: 2011
    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.

    Resource type:Publications
    Tags: , , , , ,
    Relevance: State
    Year published: 2011
    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.

    Resource type:Policy, Planning and Strategy Documents
    Tags: , , , , , ,
    Relevance: National
    Year published: 2011
    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Resource type:Publications
    Tags: , , ,
    Relevance: State
    Year published: 2011
    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.

    Resource type:Weblinks
    Tags: , , , , , , ,
    Relevance: State
    Year published: Published year not set
    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).

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Resource type:Resources by Key Subject Area
    Tags: , ,
    Relevance: Locality not set
    Year published: Published year not set
    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.

    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.

    Resource type:Weblinks
    Tags: , , , ,
    Relevance: State
    Year published: Published year not set
    Integrated Planning & Reporting

    Integrated Planning & Reporting

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

    Resource type:Publications
    Tags: , , , ,
    Relevance: State
    Year published: 2010
    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.

    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.

    Resource type:Publications
    Tags: , , , , , , ,
    Relevance: State
    Year published: 2011

    Showing 26 - 47 of 47 Resources.