Have a look at our latest submissions on local and state documents and plans:
Up4Health is underpinned by a growing body of evidence which shows a strong relationship between the built environment and people's health.
The UNSW Healthy Built Environments Program (HBEP) Literature Review identifies three key built environment domains that support human health.
The built environment can:
- Support physical activity
- Connect and strengthen communities
- Provide equitable access to healthy food.
The project team review key planning and development policies and proposals and submit comments and recommendations. These submissions aim to increase the adoption of healthy planning principles and thus help create environments supportive of an active, healthy lifestyle.
Urban Planning 4 Health Guide
To support this activity the service developed the Up4Health Guide. This document provides:
- a summary of the key areas that can be influenced in development proposals
- key recommendations for letters of submissions
- links to other documents and publications from which further information can be obtained.
UP4Health: Urban Planning 4 Health: A Guide for NSCC Population Health
Healthy Urban Checklist
The NSW Ministry of Health's Healthy Urban Checklist helps users provide valuable feedback to local councils and other agencies on health issues, in relation to urban development plans and proposals. Healthy Urban Development Checklist
Integrated Planning and Reporting
The NSW Premier's Council on Active Living has developed a guide to provide guidance to councils (and other interested parties) on how they can promote community health and well-being by addressing active living and healthy eating principles and practices, as they implement, monitor and review their Integrated Planning and Reporting (IP&R) frameworks.
The full web resource is available at: www.nswpcalipr.com.au