01 Jan, 2003 Last updated: 04 Dec, 2014

Our local environment drives many of our actions. It determines our capacity to be healthy and maintain good health in both subtle and overt ways. In this issue we look at the work being done to ensure our local environment promotes health and supports local communities to create environments that are conducive to health.

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Our local environment drives many of our actions. It determines our capacity to be healthy and maintain good health in both subtle and overt ways. In this issue we look at the work being done to ensure our local environment promotes health and supports local communities to create environments that are conducive to health. We examine the connection between the built environment and health; find out the many benefits of the Walking School Bus Program; look at the fine art of town planning; and lots more.