City look­ing af­ter chil­dren

Cockburn Gazette - - NEWS -

THE City of Cock­burn has been named the over­all winner of the Lo­cal Govern­ment Chil­dren’s En­vi­ron­ment and Health Pol­icy Awards for the third time at the 2018 WA Lo­cal Govern­ment Con­ven­tion.

The City was named over­all winner of the 2018 award af­ter tak­ing out the Road and Ac­tive Trans­port Safety cat­e­gory and be­ing highly com­mended in the ar­eas of Abo­rig­i­nal Child Health, Smoke Free En­vi­ron­ments, and Shade in Public Places.

The an­nual awards show­case WA lo­cal govern­ment progress across 14 cat­e­gories in cre­at­ing en­vi­ron­ments that pri­ori­tise the health and well­be­ing of chil­dren.

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