Walk Safely to School Day

May 16, 2023 10:56 am in by

Students across Shoalhaven will take steps towards a healthier future this Friday (19 May) for National Walk Safely to School Day.

The annual event aims to raise awareness of the health, road safety and environmental benefits of regular walking and other forms of active transport.

It comes as figures show as many as 1 in 4 Australian children are overweight or obese.

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