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University of Tasmania Medical Science Precinct

17 Liverpool Street, Hobart

Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Australia

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Open to individuals who have an interest in physical activity, planning, transport, preventive health and liveability.

This event will bring together best available evidence from the international stage and national expertise in how to drive health and wellbeing through urban planning.

The keynote speaker Prof. James Sallis is internationally renowned as a pioneer in the study of the built environment and physical activity. The morning will also showcase latest research from the Menzies Institute for Medical Research as well as current work from the Local Government Association of Tasmania and the Heart Foundation. The morning will conclude with a panel discussion led by Professor Sallis providing the opportunity for lively debate between invited guests and local planners, researcher and policy makers.

Panel members include Iain Butterworth who brings a strong interest in the interrelationship between urban design, planning, governance and well-being. Iain has worked with the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has been involved in developing and implementing a number of government and education projects and the University of Melbourne’s Place, Health, and Liveability policy research partnership.

We aim to provide you with the understanding of what role you can play in creating a more active liveable Tasmania.

Morning tea will be provided.

Places are strictly limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.

More information: Rebekah or Elaine on 03 6166 0633

*Please feel free to circulate to your networks.

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University of Tasmania Medical Science Precinct

17 Liverpool Street, Hobart

Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Australia

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