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Healthy Spaces & Places


Healthy Spaces & Places Training now available

Keen to find out the principles behind health and planning? Want to know what makes a place liveable and healthy? This training is an introduction into Healthy Spaces & Places and is aimed at practitioners involved in designing, building and maintaining the built environment who are interested in knowing about the design principles and development types that promote healthy and active living. The training has been especially developed as a foundation course for Local Government employees and should be considered an essential component for those Local Government areas that are part of the Healthy Communities Initiative.

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for all practitioners and decision makers who are working within the built and natural environment, who can help tackle some of Australia’s major preventable health issues by – walking, cycling and using public transport – every day.

But it’s also for everyone who can make a difference to the overall health and wellbeing of Australians – design professionals, health professionals, the property development industry, governments and the community.

Healthy Spaces and Places supports and complements planning and design initiatives throughout Australia. It is a single source of easy-to-find, practical information from experts in health, planning, urban design, community safety and transport planning.

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Sponsors This project was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.