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2021 Local Government Awards Breakfast – Save the Date

2021 Local Government Policy Awards Breakfast - Save the DateThe Local Government Policy Awards will be held alongside the WA Local Government Convention. Please save the date for the Awards Breakfast. More information will be made available in due course. If you have...

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Health in the Margins Conference

Health in the Margins Conference

Blog by Miika Coppard, Research Officer PHAIWA Australia is one of the safest places in the world to give birth or be born[i]. For most families, pregnancy and childbirth is a happy time. But for some, it can be incredibly challenging and at worst, heartbreaking....

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2021 Advocacy Short Course

2021 Advocacy Short Course

Advocacy Short Course   2 - 6 August 2021 Fraser Suites,  East Perth $1800 (excl. GST)  The 2021 Advocacy Short Course is designed for practitioners, researchers and policy actors who do not have an existing specialism in the advocacy field but may have a...

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WA Public Health Pre-Election Forum 2021

WA Public Health Pre-Election Forum 2021

PHAIWA and partners were proud hosts of the WA 2021 Pre-Election Forum. More than 130 people attended the 2021 WA Public Health Pre-Election Forum in person and online. Participants heard from the Deputy Premier and the Minister for Health...

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2020 Local Government Policy Awards

2020 Local Government Policy Awards

PHAIWA 2020 LOCAL GOVERNMENT POLICY AWARDS   This year marked the 10th Anniversary of the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA, Local Government Policy Awards. Since 2008, PHAIWA has worked to influence policy, through the promotion and implementation of public...

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Six Steps to Stopping Germs – A new video launch

Six Steps to Stopping Germs – A new video launch

Six Steps to Stopping Germs – A new video launch By Dr Mel Stoneham, Onike’ Williams, Fiona Lange and Scott MacKenzie COVID-19 has changed our lives. It has changed the way we work, the way we socialise, the way we travel and our hygiene habits. The importance of face...

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Aboriginal Media Training Workshops

Aboriginal Media Training Workshops

Getting positive stories about your community and told by you into the media. Are you an Aboriginal practitioner working in a regional or remote community? PHAIWA in partnership with Healthway is running introductory media workshops for you! These hands-on, skills...

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Project showcases 130 positive Aboriginal stories

Project showcases 130 positive Aboriginal stories

Launched in 2011 to recognise and celebrate the achievements and stories of Australian Aboriginal people and their communities, the WA Indigenous Storybook project has since produced ten books and now a new video, launched by PHAIWA and funded by Healthway. The video...

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Health Canada proposes ban on most vaping flavours it says appeal to youth https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/health-canada-proposes-ban-on-most-vaping-flavours-it-says-appeal-to-youth-1.5476736 via @CTVNews

The consumption of #alcohol, #tobacco and other drugs is a major cause of preventable #disease, #illness & #death in Australia. Cost-effective local & national policy measures are needed that can reduce alcohol use & the resulting burden of disease. https://bit.ly/3vGLyjt

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Almost a full page on the WA Trachoma Storybook launch in Geraldton this week. Thank you to the @GeroGuardian. We are all stars! @PHAIWA @DrMelStoneham @CurtinMedia @Jo_AnneMorgan @IEHU_UniMelb @Sammenez @CoppardMiika @AHPA_AU @EHA_LTD @TheAHCWA @CurtinUni @deptcommunities

"You can't go outside, you can't breathe the air, the water's unreliable. That really starts to get to the edge of what you want to go through" - Australian Cardiologist @cbr_heartdoc in the new @GCHAlliance #wildfire report #LimitsOfLivability https://twitter.com/GCHAlliance/status/1405174070845575170

Australia's Food Environment Dashboard is now live!
The #AusFoodDashboard brings together the best-available data for policy makers to provide a picture of the healthiness of Australia’s food environments. Marketing tactics revealed:
http://foodenvironmentdashboard.com.au @gary_sacks

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