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Associate Professor Mardie Townsend at the Sustainable Cities Round Table 12 Nov 2008

Posted in SCRT Videos, Sustainable Cities Round Tables by Devin Maeztri on November 24th, 2008

“Parks also bring measurable direct and flow-on economic benefits to local, regional, state and national economies. These economic benefits are a key enabler for communities to function and prosper, allowing them to build social cohesion, social capital and healthy communities.” (Parks Victoria Website)

Elaborating the parks as part of a healthy city, Associate Professor Townsend, Associate Head of School (Strategic Planning and Development), School of Health and Social Development
, Deakin University, gave a persentation on how healthy parks create healthy people.