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Welcome PHAIWA Director Associate Professor Christina Pollard

Welcome PHAIWA Director Associate Professor Christina Pollard

Associate Professor Christina Pollard, has been appointed as new Director of the Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia (PHAIWA). Christina will also take up a research leadership role with Act-Belong and Commit (ABC) with the view to strengthen the...

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#endingtrachoma update

#endingtrachoma update

The #endingtrachoma team have stayed busy during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the 41 remote communities they service, being closed. The team is currently investigating the fit out for the new Rotary funded trailer which will include an industrial washer and dryer...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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#MediaWatch2Day COVID-19 testing in WA schools unlikely to find asymptomatic cases, researcher says https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-05/coronavirus-testing-to-begin-in-wa-schools/12316190 @telethonkids @AshaBowen @PHAA_Eco @EHA_LTD #COVID19

#MediaWatch2Day WA is 2nd in overall wellbeing, but we have some of the highest rates of obesity and high blood pressure and drink the most alcohol over our lifetime. PHAIWA's priority areas focus on improving many of the risk factors in this new report. https://bit.ly/2A2kBzR

#MediaWatch2Day ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. The Reconciliation WA Board calls for action from our government for clear, consistent and systematic policies aimed at restoring respectful relationships that address systemic disadvantage.

We need to act

#InThisTogether @RecAustralia #NRW2020

On 3 June 1992, six of the seven High Court judges upheld the claim and ruled that Australia was not terra nullius or ‘land belonging to no-one’. #MaboDay @PHAIWA

With restrictions starting to lift, we are planning a plumbing fix and healthy messaging project in the Midwest. Lots of great minds doing the thinking! @PHAIWA @MeekaShire @Jo_AnneMorgan @RobertMullane @DrMelStoneham @scottmack80 @Kumardeep81Deep

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