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    eNewsletter - March 2011

    eNewsletter - March 2011

    ARTICLES: Choose Active Transport Resource; Investments that Work for Physical Activity and the Toronto Charter for Physical Activity; Find Thirty Every Day Campaign Update; Walking still West Australians Favourite Physical Activity; Spotlight on James Stewart, Statewide Healthy School Coordinator.

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    Cost Effectiveness Study

    Cost Effectiveness Study

    Physical inactivity is a major risk factor for many chronic diseases and is estimated to cost around AU$2.1 billion, to the Western Australian economy each year. This study investigates the cost-effectiveness of a subsidy program for general practitioners (GPs) to promote physical activity, as an intervention strategy.

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    Choose Active Transport

    Choose Active Transport

    The Choose Active Transport presentation covers the funding bodies and partners that were responsible for this resource being developed, the steps involved in developing this resource and specific information on the Teachers Resource and Matilda's Morning Adventures storybook.

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    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.

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    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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    Draw the Line

    Draw the Line

    The Draw the Line campaign aims to prevent unhealthy weight gain among Western Australia. It is the first weight related campaign to run in Western Australia.

    Swap it, Don't Stop it Campaign

    Swap it, Don't Stop it Campaign

    Swap It, Don’t Stop It! was launched on 13 March 2011. This new national campaign forms phase two of the Measure Up campaign which highlighted the link between increased waist measurement and the risk of chronic disease.

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    Year published: 2011
    eNewsletter - April 2011

    eNewsletter - April 2011

    ARTICLES: About the Taskforce; Physical Activity Diagnosis; Healthy Active by Design Project; World Physical Activity Day; Active Transportation Forum; Choose Active Transport Teachers' Resource; Walkability Checklist; Local Government Heart Foundation Healthy Community Awards 2011; Spotlight on Denise Sullivan, Department of Health; Question Corner.

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    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.

    Shire of Ngaantayjarraku - Yirriku (Active Mob)

    Shire of Ngaantayjarraku - Yirriku (Active Mob)

    The project undertaken by the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku sought to increase options for residents to improve their health in structured and non structured physical activity.

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    City of Cockburn: Be Active In Cockburn

    City of Cockburn: Be Active In Cockburn

    After having developed a Physical Activity Plan, the City of Cockburn looked to implement a range of initiatives identified within the plan. This included employing a project officer and developing a dedicated physical activity website.

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    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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    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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    Shire of Katanning: At Risk Populations

    Shire of Katanning: At Risk Populations

    With a very diverse multicultural community the Shire of Katanning sought to expand on existing programs to improve regular participation in physical activity. This involved targeting those community members not already engaged in physical activity and structured sport by removing barriers to participation.

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    City of Fremantle: Women On The Go

    City of Fremantle: Women On The Go

    The City of Fremantle identified women as a key target group to improve levels of physical activity and healthy eating. A ten week course involving participating being introduced to new physical activities options in the local community and education in the importance of nutrition and physical activity.

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    Shire of Harvey: Super Skate

    Shire of Harvey: Super Skate

    With many children inactive after school the Shire of Harvey introduced 'Super Skate', a safe, physically active social outing for primary school aged children which also resulted in many adults enjoying casual skating.

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    City of Belmont: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan 2009 - 2013

    City of Belmont: Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan 2009 - 2013

    The City of Belmont identified the need to develop a Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Plan that met the needs of the community and improved awareness of health, social, safety and economic benefits of physical activity and nutrition.

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    Find Thirty

    Find Thirty

    The Find Thirty every day campaign, initiated by the Heart Foundation, be active wa Physical Activity Taskforce and Department of Health, aims to increase the number of West Australian adults who are sufficiently active for good health.

    Get on Track Challenge

    Get on Track Challenge

    An initiative of Diabetes WA, funded by the Department of Health, the Get on Track Challenge is a free, fun and entertaining team-based physical activity and healthy eating program for all WA adults.

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