Victorian Primary Care Partnership

The Alpine Active Living Mapping Project aimed to understand why local Alpine communities were not meeting Australian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines and to identify barriers and opportunities for physical activity that existed locally. Data from a physical activity survey revealed that the Alpine Shire had less than 50% of its population undertaking sufficient physical activity with 30% of the population being overweight and 18% obese. The project started with research and community consultation and made a range of recommendations, which resulted in an Active Alpine Group being established, who developed an action plan in 2019.

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