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Presentation
Building active and healthy communities: An analysis of council initiatives
State of Australian Cities national conference (SOAC 2011)
  • Bhishna Bajracharya, Bond University
  • Shahed Khan, Curtin University
Date of this Version
11-29-2011
Document Type
Conference Paper
Publication Details

Published Version.

Bajracharya, B., & Khan, S. (2011). Building active and healthy communities: An analysis of council initiatives. Paper presented at the State of Australian Cities national conference (SOAC 2011), Melbourne, Australia.

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2011 HERDC submission. FoR code: 120501

© Copyright Bhishna Bajracharya & Shahed Khan, 2011

ISBN
978-0-646-56805-8
Abstract
Extract:Historically, Town Planning has been concerned with protecting public health and safety. Indeed, earliest town planning legislation in the UK grew out of public health legislation. Over time planning broadened its focus and the role of planners by adding new areas within its scope of concerns. Meanwhile, public health organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) expanded their focus from extension of health services into the rural areas to also include urban areas. This has resulted in the Healthy Cities Movement in the 1990s.
Citation Information
Bhishna Bajracharya and Shahed Khan. "Building active and healthy communities: An analysis of council initiatives" State of Australian Cities national conference (SOAC 2011) (2011) p. 1 - 10
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bhishna_bajracharya/24/