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What is Healthy Spaces and Places?

Healthy Spaces and Places is a landmark project demonstrating the importance of taking a national perspective to:

  • managing our environments, particularly how the physical characteristics of where Australians live, work and play can influence their physical and mental health and wellbeing
  • investing in Australia’s future health and wellbeing
  • reducing health costs by preventive measures
  • fostering collaborative partnerships
  • supporting social connectiveness.

Healthy Spaces and Places is  a unique collaboration between the Australian Local Government Association, the National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Planning Institute of Australia was originally funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

Last updated on 14th August, 2013

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