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2021 Local Government Awards

The Public Health Advocacy Institute are excited to announce that this year's Local Government Policy Awards will be held - Wednesday 8 December 9.30 - 11.30AM  Fraser's Kings Park All Local Governments are entitled to three complimentary tickets - please contact our...

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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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Public Health Advocacy Short Course

Public Health Advocacy Short Course

Public Health Advocacy Short Course Monday 29 November to Friday 3 December 2021This skills-based and interactive online course will enable participants to gain a comprehensive understanding of advocacy concepts, frameworks and core skills, how advocacy can value add...

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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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Critical to not only engage young people, but follow up with them, keep communication lines open for co-design says Fatima Merchant - the @CCYPWA’s 2021 Participate Award winner. Don’t tick a box or engage for tokenism….

How amazing! The @CityofMandurah really scooped up the awards at this years @PHAIWA Local Government Children’s Policy Awards. Such a great effort & well deserved recognition @CurtinMedia @CCYPWA @HealthwayWA @WALGA

It was such a pleasure to present awards at the 2021 @PHAIWA Local Government Children’s Policy Awards. Well done to all local governments that submitted! @CityofMandurah @WALGA @CurtinMedia @EndingTrachoma @CCYPWA @EHA_LTD @DoddsJimd58

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Best in WA and overall winner of the Local Government Children’s Policy Awards for 2021 is…🥁 the @CityofMandurah 🏆 Mayor Rhys Williams accepts the award @WALGA @HealthwayWA @DrMelStoneham @CurtinMedia @EHA_LTD @ActBelongCommit @MelissaSweetDr @ALGAcomms @ChristinaPolla8

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