Case study videos

These case studies reflect best-practice design and the most up-to-date initiatives from around Australia. They show the many ways in which healthy and active living can be supported in our built environment. 

Healthy Active by Design

Healthy Active by Design is a practical guide that showcases features of the built environment that can make it easier for Australians to be more active and improve their heart health. 

The Village at Wellard, Western Australia

The Village at Wellard is a mixed-use development covering 320 hectares south of Kwinana. 

The Commons, Victoria

The Commons in Brunswick, Victoria is an urban development that prioritises community, sustainability and affordability. 

Hilton Harvest Community Garden, Western Australia

Hilton Harvest Community Garden in Western Australia is a grassroots initiative that was first started in 2009 by members of the Hilton community.

Plant 4 Bowden, South Australia

Plant 4 Bowden in Adelaide is the redevelopment of the former Clipsal factory site to a new residential and mixed-use precinct.

Play Spaces Sydney

As cities densify the spaces available for children to get active are shrinking, which means playgrounds now play such an important role. Luckily some really innovative ones have been popping up around Sydney.