Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Policy Awards: 2018 Showcase Now Available

The 2018 Showcase of the Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Policy Awards is now available to download here. The Winners’ Showcase acknowledges and celebrates the Local Governments who have embraced and included children in their decision making processes and have provided supportive environments for children and young people. The Showcase presents the details of the strategies for the winning Local Government of each category and demonstrates the innovation within their policies to address the health and wellbeing of children. These positive outcomes of the Local Government strategies encourage other Local Governments to integrate children’s environment and health into their policies.

For more information about the project click here. If you are interested in being involved in 2019 please email

The participants from the Broome healthy homes workshop! Two big days with this great mob! @DrMelStoneham @PHAIWA @RobertMullane @NirrumbukEHS @Jo_AnneMorgan @LukevanderBeeke @CurtinMedia

Day 2 of the healthy homes workshop in Broome has begun….we started with scenarios we commonly see that could benefit from a sometimes tough conversation about changing habits to reduce disease @PHAIWA @DrMelStoneham @RobertMullane @Jo_AnneMorgan @RHDAustralia @IEHU_UniMelb


Thank you! These workshops also address RHD risk factors & prevention strategies in the home + other EH conditions including otitis media. Working together to improve health outcomes! @PHAIWA @Jo_AnneMorgan @RobertMullane @DrMelStoneham @telethonkids @DrNikkiP @Melinda_Edmunds

Almost half of Qlders surveyed have added 5kg to their waistlines since #covid started says @hw_queensland - @PHAAQldbranch @AHPA_AU @PHAIWA @ObesityAus

A study of unintentional drowning of NZ children aged 0-4 years, between 2005 and 2019 was conducted. Read where the incidents occurred, gender & age trends here: @amyepeden @_PHAA_ @water_safety_nz @Franklin_R_C @RoyalLifeSaving @HealthCoA @InjuryMatters

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