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									       ‘Go for your life' Physical Activity Forum
In partnership with Council on the Ageing (COTA) and
  The Victorian Network on Recreation and Disability
                   Inclusion for All

       Thursday 7th May, 2009, 9.30 am–3.30 pm
             BEST Community Development
                28 Victoria St, Ballarat
Facilitated by Kinect Australia, this is one of a series of state-wide physical activity promotion
forums. This forum is delivered through the ’Go for your life’ Physical Activity Information
Centre. The 'Go for your life' Physical Activity Information Centre is supported by the Victorian
Government through the 'Go for your life' initiative.

The forum will be focusing on strategies and tools used to plan, market and deliver
programs successfully. Local case studies focusing on catering for all abilities, older adults
and CALD Community groups will guide organisations to implement and market programs.
Please come prepared to be engaged in a dynamic discussion on an inclusive approach to
physical activity.

Complete the registration form and return by via post, email or fax.
There is no cost to attend this event. Places are limited, early registration is
Getting to the venue:
BEST Community Development, 28 Victoria St, Ballarat. There is plenty of parking and
disability access is available.
                          Forum Agenda
9.30am    Registration

9.45am    Welcome and Introduction to the Forum
          Sarah-Jane Blunt, Health Promotion Officer, Kinect Australia

10.00am   COTA, including older adults
          Stephanie Harper, Manager Physical Activity Unit, COTA

10.20am   VICNORD Inclusive Leisure Initiative Program
          Hanna Phillips, Inclusive Leisure Project Manager and Positive Body Image
          Project Manager

10.40am   CALD Programs in Ballarat
          Frank Williams, Chair Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council and Frances
          Salenga, Multicultural Development Officer, City of Ballarat

11.00am   Panel Discussion

11.10am   City of Yarra: Working to be inclusive: a case study
          Heather Chapman, Community Development Officer, City of Yarra

11.40am   Morning Tea/ Networking

11.55am   How inclusive are you now? Eg local demographics
          Ashley Pittard, Manager of Recreation and Open Space Planning, Ballarat
          City Council

12.20pm   Being Inclusive local examples/ case studies

          Kids on Side program
          Breanna Doody, Central Highlands Sports Assembly

          Living Longer Living Stronger™ Program
          Warren Faneco, Exercise Physiologist, Ballarat Community Health Centre


1.10pm    Panel Discussion

1.20pm    Lunch/ Networking

1.50pm    Workshops
          Scenario(s): Introduction of a new program catering for people with a
          disability (VICNORD to provide an example of one that has been
          Identifying issues and developing relevant strategies in one of two streams

          Stream 1: How do we get people involved? Engaging your participants:
          Marketing, communication and relationships (Team leaders, coordinators)

          Stream 2: How do we meet diverse needs? Planning and implementing the
          program in a community or fitness/leisure facility (Instructors, group

2.40pm    Share outcomes of workshops/ Panel Discussion/Conclusion
3.10pm            Closing Statement

3.30pm            Close


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