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Updated: 29 April 2011

Healthy Spaces and Places: A National Guide to Designing Places for Healthy Living

Healthy Spaces & Places

Healthy Spaces and Places is a national guide for planning, designing and creating sustainable communities that encourage healthy living.

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Healthy Spaces & Places Adobe PDF 1.33 MB

It is a policy for health planners, professionals, planning professionals, property developers, governments and the community.

Through practical tools, case studies and guidelines, Healthy Spaces and Places: A national guide to designing places for healthy living aims to:

  • encourage the development of built environments that provide opportunities for physical activity and other health related activities;
  • continue to improve health outcomes for all Australians through better designed built environments;
  • raise awarness of the relationship between physical activity and the built environment; and
  • contribute to a national policy setting.

The Healthy Spaces and Places website provides a number of additional tools and resources.