Public health professionals have enthusiastically welcomed the new WA Public Health Act, which will, at long last, replace the 1911 Act. The development of the new Act is a major regulatory reform project for Western Australia, supported and advocated for by many people and organisations. It is the culmination of
Where is the “roadmap” leading, for remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia? The Western Australian Government recently released a “roadmap” for the future of the State’s regional and estimated 274 remote communities. This follows widespread concerns over the past 18 months about the threatened closure of some remote communities in
The Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA is pleased to announce that the 2015 Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Report Card Project Showcase is now available for viewing online (see attachment below). The Showcase will be posted out to all local governments in WA and supporting organisations throughout July
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA (PHAIWA), the West Australian Local Government Association (WALGA), Healthway, the Commissioner for Children and Young People Western Australia (CCYP) and the Cancer Council WA invite all local governments in Western Australia to participate in the Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Report Card Project
Round 25 of Bin the Spin is out! http://www.phaiwa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Bin-the-Spin-Round-25-1.pdf
About the release: Consumption of Added Sugars (cat. no. 4364.0.55.011) publication containing information from the nutrition component of the Australian Health Survey 2011-12 results has now been released. This publication includes information on usual intake of added and free sugars, percentage of energy from free sugars and types of foods…
Planning for the next generation of public health advocates: evaluation of an online advocacy mentoring program
Public health advocacy is critical to achieve public health objectives. This paper reports the qualitative evaluation of an online e-mentoring program that combined skill-based activities with mentoring from an experienced public health advocate to build the advocacy capacity of a group of public health professionals.
Read Professor Mike Daube’s latest article on problem gambling here.