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Benefits of investing in cycling

Benefits of investing in cycling in New Zealand communities provides information about the key benefits of investing in cycling, for councils, communities and individuals.


Wed 23rd Mar 2016

Blueprint for an active Australia

This report outlines government and community actions to increase population levels of physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour in Australia, 2014–2017.


Thu 16th Oct 2014

Make your move - Sit less - Be active for life!

Make your move - Sit less - Be active for life! are a series of physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines for members of the public.  The guides cover five different age ranges that cover infants, children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.


Fri 7th Feb 2014

NSW Healthy Eating and Active Living Strategy

The NSW Healthy Eating and Active Living Strategy 2013-2018 provides a whole of government framework to promote and support healthy eating and active living in NSW and to reduce the impact of lifestyle-related chronic disease.


Wed 11th Dec 2013

Towards Zero Growth: Healthy Weight Action Plan (ACT)

In October 2013 the ACT Government released Towards Zero Growth Healthy Weight Action Plan to combat an increase in obesity in the ACT. Towards Zero Growth sets out the ambitious goal of zero growth in obesity within the ACT focusing on strategies that make active and healthy lifestyle choices easier.


Mon 21st Oct 2013

South East Queensland Active Trails Strategy

The South East Queensland Active Trails Strategy was published in 2007. The strategy aims to inform and guide future investment in recreation trail planning, development and management.


Tue 22nd May 2012

Tasmania’s plan for physical activity 2011-2021

The Tasmanian Plan for Physical Activity 2011-2021 aims to increase the rates of participation in physical activity by different age groups by 10 per cent by 2021.


Thu 6th Oct 2011

Our Cities, Our Future - A National Urban Policy

In May 2011, the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport released Our Cities, Our Future. The National Urban Policy clearly identifies that active travel and public transport are key factors in improving the productivity, sustainability and liveability of Australian cities.


Wed 22nd Jun 2011

Tasmanian Walking and Cycling for Active Transport Strategy

The Tasmanian Walking and Cycling for Active Transport Strategy aims to create a safe, accessible and well connected transport system that encourages more people to walk and cycle as part of their everyday journeys.


Fri 29th Apr 2011

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.


Thu 28th Oct 2010