01 Jan, 2006 Last updated: 12 Dec, 2014

There are a bewildering number of terms used to describe the links between the environment and health – ecological public health, healthy sustainable communities and eco-cities to name a few. What they are all trying to articulate is that our health depends on the quality of our environment – natural, built, social and cultural.

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There are a bewildering number of terms used to describe the links between the environment and health – ecological public health, healthy sustainable communities and eco-cities to name a few. What they are all trying to articulate is that our health depends on the quality of our environment – natural, built, social and cultural. To help push the debate forward about how sectors can work better together to promote healthy environments we have asked some influential commentators to contribute to this VicHealth Letter, including the ACF’s Prof. Ian Lowe and ANU social analyst Richard Eckersley.