HAbD in action
National - August 2019
We recently enjoyed some great opportunities to connect with a wide range of stakeholders across Australia to share Heart Foundation guidance for planning for health and active living.
Walking to make great strides for Queenslanders’ health
Queensland - August 2019
After extensive consultation was conducted in early 2019 across the state, Queensland now has a Walking Strategy!
20-Minute Neighbourhood Pilot Program A Success!
Victoria, August 2019
We’ve been working closely with the Victorian Government to embed the Heart Foundation’s Healthy Active By Design principles into the 20-minute neighbourhoods pilot program.
PIA Congress Report
National, May 2019
The PIA National Congress is the biggest event in the Planning sector calendar. With 727 delegates attending in total, we were definitely kept busy at our exhibition booth!
Five new green bridges for Brisbane
Queensland, April 2019
The Heart Foundation congratulates the incoming Lord Mayor of Brisbane on the announement that five new green bridges would be built in the city to facilitate active travel.
Heart Foundation leads walking with international expert Dr Rodney Tolley
National - April 2019
We’ve been talking walking this Autumn as the Heart Foundation works to get more Australians active more often, through walking.
Cooling the City - Darwin's heat mitigation
Northern Territory, 2019
Cavenagh Street in the CBD is home to a new trial aimed at cooling the temperatures in the CBD which can reach up to 60 degrees.
Healthy Food in the Built Environment Workshop
Western Australia - November 2018
Join us for a free HAbD workshop exploring the integration of healthy food in the planning of built environments.
Better infrastructure and closer destinations key to active living
Queensland - November 2018
A recent Heart Foundation survey has identified the main infrastructure barriers to walking in Queensland.
News from the PIA Tasmanian Conference
Tasmania - August 2018
The annual Tasmanian Planning Institute Australia (PIA) conference was recently held in Hobart, titled “Towards 650,000: Are we partying around the bonfire or planning our future?”. Find out what our delegates learned.
London Walking Action Plan
International - July 2018
Transport for London has released the London Walking Action Plan. The resource outlines a strategy for planning, designing, building and managing cities in a way that facilitates and integrates walking into the community.
Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Western Australia Awards
Western Australia - July 2018
Three Healthy Active by Design case studied project were awarded at the Western Australian AILA awards held in July. Congratulations to the winners!
Heart Foundation represented in key city inquiry
National - November 2017
In November, the Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities met in Melbourne to discuss elements of liveable communities.
HAbD principles for major redevelopments
WA - January 2017
The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) embeds the Healthy Active by Design framework into their urban renewal and placemaking projects.