Acknowledgements

Many people have helped to make the Healthy Active Life website. We would like to thank everyone involved.

Healthy Active Life was funded through the Practical Design Fund, Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).

Project team members:  Rachael McDonald, Sheridan Forster, Jane Tracy, Kathy Inglis, Kade Turner, Katie Wust.

The project team appreciates the time, support and expertise provided by all involved in this project.  We would particularly like to thank the staff and participants from the EDAR Group who worked with us in the development and evaluation of the project.  We would also like to acknowledge the contribution of the following individuals and organisations:

  • Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria, Monash University.
  • EDAR Group staff and participants in focus groups.  
  • Those involved in the organisation and production of the videos: Chris, Sarah, Danny and their families; the narrators (Kathy Inglis and Kade Turner); and health professionals (Rachael McDonald, Sheridan Forster, Jane Tracy, Helen Truby, Prue Morgan).
  • Multimedia Unit, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University.
  • Management and staff at Coles Supermarket Pinewood and Fruit In a Box, Pinewood.
  • Health Professional Associations: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, OT Australia, Australian Physiotherapy Association, Dietitians Association of Australia, Australian Dental Association, Australian Dental Association, Australian Physiotherapy Association, Speech Pathology Australia, Australian Podiatry Association, Optometrist Association Australia, The Australian Clinical Psychology Association, Australian Psychological Society, Australian Association of Social Workers, Disability Advocacy Network Australia.
  • Images: Gary Radler Photography, Occupational Therapy Australia, Karingal Heights Primary School, J. Bounds, R. Jones, Nick and family, Disability Services Commissioner - Victoria and Peter and family.