The resources below have been developed for use by professionals, to assist with creating, promoting or advocating for healthy built environments.
The resources have been created by the National Heart Foundation of Australia, many of them in collaboration with our key stakeholders and experts in the field.
This material may be useful in practice, and when preparing reports and submissions, and providing evidence to justify a case for change.
When using Heart Foundation materials, please note copyright, citation and acknowledgement instructions.
Healthy By Design, state resources
Healthy by design Victoria, (2004) (PDF)
Healthy by design, Tasmania, (2009) (PDF)
Healthy by design, South Australia, (2012) (PDF)
Active healthy communities, Queensland, (2014 - 2017)
Blueprint for an active Australia: Government and community actions to increase population levels of physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviourasda in Australia, 2014-2017 second edition, (2014) (PDF)
The built environment and walking: POSITION STATEMENT (2009) (PDF)
ACT Active Living Principles (ACT), (2017) (PDF)
Changes to support Active Living in the ACT (ACT), (2017) (PDF)
Benefits of Infrastructure to support Active Living (ACT), (2017) (PDF)
All Heart Foundation built environment resources are available on our Heart Foundation website.