National Walk Safely to School Day

WHAT:
National Walk Safely to School Day

WHEN:
Friday 17 May 2019

WHERE:
In all primary schools across Australia.

WHY:
This national initiative aims to encourage children to lead a healthier, more active lifestyle by simply including a walk at the beginning, at lunchtime and at the end of each day. The event also promotes reduced car-dependency, greater use of public transport, cleaner air, improved diets and road safety to primary school children throughout Australia.

HOW:
Encourage children to build regular walking in their daily routine by walking to, during, and from school.