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2019 Local Government Policy Awards Showcase

2019 Local Government Policy Awards Showcase

PHAIWA is excited to announce that the 2019 Local Government Policy Awards Showcase is now available! The showcase highlights the winning and commendable strategies that have been implemented in Local Governments across WA to prioritise the health and well being of...

New blog: Who reads the junk mail?

New blog: Who reads the junk mail?

  Moving forward PHAIWA will no longer be offering our monthly JournalWatch Service. However, we will continue to contribute regular blogs on Croakey to showcase the latest research in public health. Here’s the latest blog, written by Dr Melissa Stoneham, which...

2019 AFL Sponsorship Ladder Released

2019 AFL Sponsorship Ladder Released

The overwhelming majority of AFL clubs were sponsored by at least one company that promoted junk food, alcohol or gambling products during the 2019 AFL season, our review found that 17 of the 18 AFL clubs were sponsored by at least one ‘red’ sponsor, with six of the...

#endingtrachoma advertisements launched!

#endingtrachoma advertisements launched!

  , WThe #endingtrachoma advertisements were launched by Alex Lush from Lush the Content Agency on Thursday 19 Sept at the 12th National Aboriginal Environmental Health Conference in Perth. One advertisement shows how trachoma gets progressively worse through the...

The fourth edition of the Advocacy in Action Toolkit is here!

The fourth edition of the Advocacy in Action Toolkit is here!

  PHAIWA is excited to announce that the fourth edition of the Advocacy in Action: A Toolkit for Public Health Professionals is now available and ready for download! The new edition helps breakdown advocacy in a way that makes it easy for practitioners,...

Obesity Advocacy Targets: NOW AVAILABLE

Obesity Advocacy Targets: NOW AVAILABLE

Obesity Advocacy Targets: FoodFocus Forum  In May PHAIWA organised a consensus-led workshop to review and update the advocacy targets for obesity prevention in WA. The ultimate goal of this workshop was to guide and inform any consistent obesity-prevention policy and...

Launch of PHAIWA Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022

Launch of PHAIWA Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022

“To influence policy by promoting, supporting and implementing public health advocacy on local, state, national and international levels” – this is the newly formulated mission of PHAIWA that guides our new Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022: Following a strategic planning...

#MediaWatch2Day The coronavirus can now spread from human-human, prompting the shutdown of the Chinese city in which it originated. NSW Health confirms it is investigating four possible cases in the State.
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-24/wuhan-coronavirus-traps-locals-in-a-real-life-horror-movie/11892202 @PHAA_Eco @DocsEnvAus @WHO #CoronavirusOutbreak

A new report by @PHAIWA and @FAREAustralia finds that states and territories are starting to address the harmful impacts that #alcohol advertising has on children.
http://drinktank.org.au/2020/01/state-and-territory-governments-are-taking-on-alcohol-marketing/

Over the last few years, we’ve seen a number of state & territory governments announce restrictions on alcohol marketing.
@FAREAustralia & @PHAIWA new snapshot report outlines the current situation when it comes to outdoor alcohol advertising: https://alcohol.phaiwa.org.au/assets/publications/reports/Outdoor-alcohol-advertising-in-Australia_Snapshot-report-FINAL.pdf

#Mediawatch2day Children with autism stuck in hospital emergency rooms as 'desperate' parents have nowhere to turn @CCYPWA @telethonkids @abcnews @AustismAwareAus

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