Regional workshops - Maitland

Planning for Active and Healthy Regional Communities - Maitland Workshop

Tuesday 8 November 2016, Hunter Councils Office Maitland


The NSW Premier's Council for Active Living (PCAL) held a workshop in Maitland to facilitate the planning of active and healthy communities via local councils' Integrated Planning & Reporting framework.


To view the full agenda, click here.


 Introduction:  Danny Wiggins, Facilitator

Danny has been a planning/local government consultant for 27 years, specialising in council management, statutory planning systems and local planning controls.  He has worked with all three levels of government and a range of private sector clients.  This includes working with the health sector on supportive environments for active living and healthy eating.


Keynote address - Health and the Built Environment: Jennifer Kent was unfortunately unable to make it to the Maitland workshop due to unforseen circumstances.  Her presentation was given by Danny Wiggins and Jos Ellison.

To view Jennifer's presentation, click here.


Integrating smartphone technology, social support & the outdoor environment for health-related fitness among adults at risk/with T2D: The eCoFit RCT: Ronald Plotnikoff, Professor & Chair in Physical Activity and Population Health Education, University of Newcastle

To view the presentation, click here.


A baseline of healthy eating and active living within NSW local government Community Strategic Plans and selected Delivery Programs: Jan Fallding, Strategic and Social Impact Planner

To view the presentation, click here.


Q&A Panel: Ronald Plotnikoff, Jan Fallding


PCAL's Integrated Planning & Reporting resource:  Jos Ellison, Project Officer

To view the presentation, click here.


Group Work