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Healthy by design: an innovative planning tool for the development of safe, accessible and attractive environments Volume 18 Issue 11-12

Emma Sutherland, Rachel Carlisle

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 18(12) 228–231 Published online: 6 December 2007

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Emma Sutherland

Rachel Carlisle


The guidelines were developed by the National Heart Foundation of Australia in 2004 to assist planners to deliver plans for residential developments that support active living. This article provides an overview of the contents of this resource. It also provides examples of its application and influence in the planning sector.