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Business as Usual!

Business as Usual!

The PHAIWA office is closed for the time being but our team will continue working from home on their current projects and delivering MediaWatch to your inbox each day. Our contact details all remain the same. We wish you all well in these difficult times and look...

2020 PHAIWA e-Mentoring Program Expressions of Interest

2020 PHAIWA e-Mentoring Program Expressions of Interest

Do you want to build your skills and knowledge in public health advocacy? Are you interested in linking up with a highly experienced public health advocate? Expressions of Interest are now open for the 2020 Advocacy e-Mentoring program! The nine-month program is open...

2020 LG Policy Awards Now Open and Extended!

2020 LG Policy Awards Now Open and Extended!

2020 Local Government Policy Awards Children • Health • Environment PHAIWA is excited to announce we are celebrating the 10th year of The Local Government Policy Awards and we hope you will be nominating this year! The awards recognise and celebrate Local Governments...

Position Statement – Zero Alcohol Products

Position Statement – Zero Alcohol Products

PHAIWA Alcohol Programs Team and FARE have prepared a position statement on zero alcohol products. Given the rapid increase in the availability and promotion of zero alcohol products, the position statement aims to inform policy responses to zero alcohol products and...

Outdoor Alcohol Advertising in Australia

Outdoor Alcohol Advertising in Australia

PHAIWA’s Alcohol Programs Team and the Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education have released a brief report summarising current restrictions on outdoor alcohol advertising across the Australian states and territories. FARE and our team inquired with relevant...

Showcasing Excellence

Showcasing Excellence

Showcasing Excellence It’s time to start planning for the 2020 Local Government Policy Awards, find some inspiration in the inaugural Australian Local Government Health + Community Services Yearbook. Read about projects and initiatives across Australia, including the...

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...

#MediaWatch2Day Protecting the health of Indigenous populations has been a PHAIWA priority, as is sharing positive Aboriginal health stories. We hope to share the positive stories that will come from Community after these times @TheAHCWA @KenWyattMP https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-02/kimberley-coronavirus-spike-sees-shire-borders-closed/12115580

@Michael40004521 @LiquorStoresWA @WAtoday @PHAIWA I will be speaking about this issue with @chrisiperth on @6PR's Tonight Show. Tune in 🙂

Zooming in to talk about strategies to keep our messages clear plus the importance of value based communication during the #COVIDー19 crisis. Was brilliant & gave us loads of ideas to try! @DrMelStoneham @scottmack80 @RobertMullane @Jo_AnneMorgan @CurtinMedia @PHAIWA

#Mediawatch2day As Coronavirus spreads across Australia, it won't affect each place evenly, it is critical to keep the disease out of remote Indigenous populations, ideally until a vaccine or effective anti-viral treatment available. https://ab.co/2JzQukd @NACCHOAustralia

Aboriginal Health and #CoronaVirus News Alert No 25 March 31 #KeepOurMobSafe

Concerned health professionals group warns @KenWyattMP urgent measures are needed to help prevent the catastrophic impact of COVID-19 on our communities

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