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Seminar Presentations 25 November 2009
We all want to live in communities which are safe, healthy and full of life and opportunities. As the state’s primary planning document, the recently released draft 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide sets the direction for a future where SA will be a leader in competitiveness, liveability and sustainability, ensuring that this and future generations will live in a prosperous, healthy and efficient city. As part of his residency the current Adelaide Thinker in Residence Fred Hansen has urged South Australians to start thinking about what makes a liveable community. This seminar explored how integrating health factors and good urban planning can help develop great places to live. Participants heard from SA Health, the Department of Planning & Local Government, the Land Management Corporation and the Heart Foundation.
The Keynote Presentation: ‘Planning for Health’, A study on the integration of health and planning in South Australia was presented by the report author, Stephanie Hensgen. ‘Planning for Health’ provides a systematic review of urban planning trends, processes and structures affecting population health outcomes according to Australian and international experience. It presents key strategic issues and actions in planning for healthy and sustainable communities and is a guiding resource for government action. The report’s author, Stephanie Hensgen, is an urban and regional planner with 15 years’ experience in strategic planning, planning policy, infrastructure planning, major projects, community engagement and social impact assessment.
Building Seminar Series 2009
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