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Case Studies

Case studies: showing by example key principles and processes of Healthy Spaces and Places 

Illustrating by the practical example of others is one way of demonstrating new or different ideas. The case studies here are a small snapshot of policies, programs and projects being undertaken around Australia that encourage physical activity through changes to the built environment and have resulted in, or aim to improve mental and physical health. As such they are practical examples of the key principles and processes of Healthy Spaces and Places.

The broad cross-section of case studies here demonstrate planning for healthy living, focusing on different target groups and development types and include a broad geographical distribution.

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Last updated on 13th December, 2012

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