Notice of Meeting
7pm Thursday 8th October 2015
Goodwood Community Centre, 32-34 Rosa Street, Goodwood SA
Drinks and nibbles from 7.00pm
7.15pm Guest Speaker – Dr Ben Rossiter, Victoria Walks
Ben will reflect on the development of Victoria Walks. He will then share some pearls of wisdom from that evolving journey, especially some ideas that may be used to inform the future pathway for Walking SA.
Ben is the Executive Officer of Victoria Walks since it was established by VicHealth in 2009. Victoria Walks is widely recognised for its work in promoting walking and creating walkable communities.
Ben is an internationally recognised leader in walking promotion and is on the board of the International Federation of Pedestrians. He has a long interest in walking and strong, healthy, socially connected communities and urban environments. The theme of his doctoral dissertation was walking in cities. He grew up bushwalking and particularly enjoys walking and playing in his neighbourhood with his children.