This study examines how each Council has incorporated healthy planning principles within their contemporary planning practices in relation to a single policy that each council has implemented.

Project Status

Completed Projects

Project Coordinator

Marilyn Wise

Chief Investigators

Patrick Harris, Marilyn Wise, Ben Harris-Roxas, John Kurko

Rationale

This study examines the implementation of healthy planning principles in two local governments in New South Wales. The study will look at how each Council has incorporated healthy planning principles within their contemporary planning practices in relation to a single policy that each council has implemented.

Aims

  • To investigate the implementation of healthy planning principles in two local governments in NSW
  • To investigate the use of Healthy by Design as a mechanism to promote the use of healthy planning principles

Design and Method

The Healthy by Design guidance will be used by two local governments in NSW. Data on the implementation of the healthy design principles will be collected through document review and semi-structured interviews.

Contact

Email: chetre@unsw.edu.au

Key Partners

Liverpool City Council, Blacktown City Council, National Heart Foundation NSW

Funding

National Heart Foundation NSW

Project lead centre
CHETRE
Project stream
Action for Equity
Project start date
2009
Project end date
2010