Tamworth Workshop

Planning for Active and Healthy Regional Communities

 

Workshop

 

Hosted by Tamworth Regional Council

 

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Tamworth War Memorial Town Hall, Tamworth

 

 

To view the full agenda for the day, click here.

 

AGENDA

 

Official Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country

Cr Col Murray, Mayor, Tamworth Regional Council

 

Introduction, Objectives and Program

Dr Danny Wiggins (Facilitator) and Vanessa Burow, Manager, Active Living NSW

Danny Wiggins - Introduction

Danny Wiggins - Introduction

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Keynote address: Health and the Built Environment

Dr Jennifer Kent, Research Fellow, The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Jennifer Kent - Health and The Built Environment

Jennifer Kent

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The local context, challenges and opportunities: Helping our community to move more and eat well

Penny Milson and Dr Tracy Schumacher, Tamworth Cardiovascular Health Working Group

Dr Tracy Schumacher

Dr Tracy Schumacher

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Healthy eating & active living principles within NSW local government: a baseline of Community Strategic Plans & selected Delivery Programs

Jan Fallding, Strategic and Social Impact Planner

Jan Fallding

Jan Fallding

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Presenter Q&A and panel discussion

Participants: Dr Jennifer Kent, Tamworth Cardiovascular Disease Working Group, Jan Fallding
and Natalie Drage

Panel 1

Panel 1

Panel 2

Panel 2

 

The Journey to Council’s Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-21: Planning for Our People Our Place Our Future

Natalie Drage, Community and Cultural Engagement Manager, Cessnock City Council

Natalie Drage

Natalie Drage

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Healthy Active by Design

Penny Milson, Regional Health Promotion Officer, Heart Foundation NSW

Penny Milson

Penny Milson

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Healthy Eating and Active Living online Resource

Vanessa Burow, Manager, Active Living NSW

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Group Work

Facilitated by Danny Wiggins

Group work

Group work

 

Media Coverage

Heart Foundation Media Release

 

We received some great media coverage following the workshop including:

 

Follow up media:

Trees for Good Health, Northern Daily Leader, Tamworth NSW, 2 April 2018