CRE Newsletter


  1. Badland H, Davern M, Villanueva K, Mavoa S, Milner A, Roberts R, Giles-Corti B. Conceptualising and Measuring Spatial Indicators of Employment Through a Liveability Lens. Soc Indic Res, 2015. doi:10.1007/s11205-015-0978-06. Download Infographic
  2. Badland H, Mavoa S, Villanueva K, Roberts R, Davern M, Giles-Corti B. The development of policy-relevant transport indicators to monitor health outcomes and behaviours. Journal of Transport & Health, 2015. 2: 103-110. (Special issue - Walking & Cycling: The contributions of health and transport geography). Download Infographic
  3. Badland H, Whitzman C, Lowe M, Davern M, Aye L, Butterworth I, Hes D, Giles-Corti B. Urban liveability: Emerging lessons from Australia for exploring the potential for indicators to measure the social determinants of health.Social Science & Medicine, 2014. 111:64-73. Download Infographic
  4. Giles-Corti B, Sallis J.F, Sugiyama T, Lawrence F.D, Lowe M, Owen N (accepted December 4, 2014). Translating Active Living Research into Policy and Practice: One Important Pathway to Chronic Disease Prevention. Journal of Public Health Policy. Download Infographic
  5. Turrell G, Hewitt B, Haynes M, Nathan A, Giles-Corti B. Change in walking for transport: a longitudinal study of the influence of neighbourhood disadvantage and individual-level socioeconomic position in mid-aged adults. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2014. 11:151. Download Infographic
  6. Villanueva K, Badland H, Hooper P, Koohsari M, Mavoa S, Davern M, Roberts R, Goldfeld S, Giles-Corti B. Developing indicators of Public Open Space to promote health and wellbeing in communities. Applied Geography, 2015. 57, 112-119. Download Infographic
  7. Villanueva K, Badland H, Giles-Corti B, Goldfeld S. Using spatial analysis of the Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) to advance our understanding of 'neighbourhood effects' on child health and development. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2015. 51(6), 577-579. Download Infographic


  1. Bull F, Hooper P, Foster S, Giles-Corti B. Living Liveable. The impact of a Liveable Neighbourhoods Policy on the health and wellbeing of Perth residents, The University of Western Australia, 2015.
  2. Badland B, Roberts R, Butterworth I, Giles-Corti B. How liveable is Melbourne? Conceptualising and testing urban liveability indicators: Progress to date, The University of Melbourne, 2015.
  3. Giles-Corti B, Mavoa S,  Eagleson S, Davern M, Roberts R, Badland H. Transport Walkability Index: Melbourne, The University of Melbourne, 2014
  4. Giles-Corti B, Hooper P, Foster S, Koohsari MJ, Francis J.  Low Density Development:  Impacts on physical activity and associated outcomes.  A report for the National Heart Foundation of Australia, The University of Melbourne, 2014.
  5. Giles-Corti B, Ryan K, Foster S. Increasing density in Australia: maximising the health benefits and minimising the harm, report to the National Heart Foundation Australia, Melbourne, 2012.

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Blueprint for an Active Australia 2014

Step It Up! The U.S. Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

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