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  2. [Australia] Art and Wellbeing: A Guide to the Connections between Community Cultural Development and Health, Eco
    2004 - Australia

    Direct involvement by communities in arts activity can contribute significantly to individual and community wellbeing and can enhance the efforts of government agencies in realizing their policies...

  3. [Australia] CULTURAL AND HERITAGE TOURISM IN AUSTRALIA 2006
    2007 - Australia

    Between 1999 and 2006 cultural and heritage tourism achieved an average annual growth of 4% for international visitors, increasing to 2.6 million visitors while domestic overnight increased to 9.8...

  4. [Australia] The health benefits of contact with nature in a park context: A review of relevant literature. 2nd e
    2008 - Australia

    There are many and varied health effects to be derived from contact with nature, and, in urban environments in particular, experiencing nature through parks may be a vital component of human health.

  5. [Australia] The Value of Sport and Physical Recreation to Tasmania
    2010 - Australia

    Although the current levels of investment in sport and physical recreation (SPR) yield a strong return, a more economically efficient outcome can be achieved by increasing the regular rate of...

  6. [Australia] The economic benefits of reducing physical inactivity: An Australian example
    2011 - Australia

    Opportunity cost savings and health benefits conservatively estimated from a reduction in population-level physical inactivity may be substantial. The largest savings will benefit individuals in...

  7. [Australia] Larval Export from Marine Reserves and the Recruitment Benefit for Fish and Fisheries
    2012 - Australia

    Adequately protected reserve networks can make a significant contribution to the replenishment of marine populations on both reserve and fished reefs at a scale that benefits local stakeholders.

  8. [Australia] Economic and Cultural Value of Live Music
    2014 - Australia

    In 2014 live music contributed $15.7 billion worth of economic, social and cultural benefits to the Australian community. 

  9. [Australia] Health Benefits from Nature Experiences Depend on Dose
    2016 - Australia

    Up to 7% of depression cases and 9% of high blood pressure cases could be prevented if all city residents were to visit green spaces at least once a week for an average duration of 30 minutes or...

  10. [Canada] The Economic Significance of Amateur Sport and Active Recreation in Edmonton in 2000 (Final Report)
    2001 - Canada

    The City of Edmonton’s expenditures on amateur sport and active recreation in the year 2000 are estimated to have contributed to a total economic output for the region of approximately 22.67 times...

  11. [Canada] Economic Restructuring through Culture in Small Towns and Rural Areas: Building Creative Rural Econo
    2008 - Canada

    The professionalization of urban planning which occurred in the 1950s and 1960s, and its institutionalization as a function of local government, undermined the more holistic views. The primary...

  12. [Canada] Property values, recreation values, and urban greenways
    2004 - Canada

    The effects of greenways are not always the same and benefits associated with particular greenways should not be assumed to be similar at other locations.

  13. [Canada] A case for investing in arts, culture and heritage infrastructure. Prepared for British Columbia Min
    2007 - Canada

    A national survey on children and youth found that children who participate in organized activities outside of school, e.g., music, the arts or clubs, tend to have higher self esteem, interact...

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