The Hobart City Council's Sustainable Transport Strategy 2009 – 2014 proposes extensive bus ways, a connected high quality bicycle network, projects to assist commuters from rural and satellite areas to car pool and programs to assist individuals to understand the travel choices available to them.
Tue 26th Oct 2010
Australia: the healthiest country by 2020
The Strategy provides a blueprint for tackling the burden of chronic disease currently caused by obesity, tobacco, and excessive consumption of alcohol. It is directed at primary prevention and addresses all relevant arms of policy and all available points of leverage, in both the health and non-health sectors.
Mon 27th Sep 2010
Blueprint for an active Australia
This 2009 report by the Australian Heart Foundation is based on research the Foundation conducted which indicated that residents in Australia’s major capital cities would prefer to be able to walk to a local bus stop than have a large backyard. The Australian results are consistent with earlier UK data that demonstrates a direct link between street quality and property prices.