Healthy Active by Design

Welcome to Healthy Active by Design, a website created by the Heart Foundation to highlight how best-practice planning and design of buildings, streets, towns and cities can improve Australians’ heart health.

This website is a practical guide that offers evidence, advice and examples to assist with the development of healthy and active neighbourhoods. 

Get started by viewing our Introductory Training Resource or explore the Design Features below:

What is Healthy Active by Design?

What is Healthy Active by Design?
  • About us

    Read about who we are, what we do and why planning for health is important.

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  • News and Events

    Stay up to date with the latest Healthy Active by Design news and planning events throughout the country.

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  • Get in touch

    Have a question? Send us a message and we'll get back to you.

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  • Healthy Active Ageing Module

    The latest evidence, practical advice and resources to develop healthy active ageing neighbourhoods and communities.

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