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Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards 2017 – The Big Winners

Congratulations to all the outstanding winners and finalists for the Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards 2017. The awards were announced at an Awards breakfast on Thursday 23 November at the Parmelia Hilton Perth. The awards program attracted a high calibre of nominations, demonstrating both the diverse range of injury issues and the amazing injury prevention and safety promotion work being carried out across the state.

The 2017 award winners include:

Outstanding Achievement in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
Highly commended: Public Transport Authority, Right Track Program
Winner: Royal Life Saving Society WA, Keep Watch Toddler Drowning Prevention Program

   

Outstanding Innovation or Research in Injury Prevention or Safety Promotion
Highly commended: Kidsafe WA, Western Australian childhood Injury Report, Patterns of injury among 0-19 year olds in Western Australia, 2001-2011
Winner: School of Public Health, Curtin University, The Incidence and Cost of Injury in Western Australia 2012

   

Outstanding Achievement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Injury Prevention or Safety Promotion
Winner: Royal Life Saving Society WA, Remote Aboriginal Swimming Pools Program

   

Outstanding Achievement by a Local Government in Injury Prevention or Safety Promotion
Highly Commended: City of Mandurah, The Mandurah Secured Night-Time Taxi Rank Project
Winner: City of Bunbury and Shire of Dardanup in partnership with South West and Peel Local Governments, M8 the call can W8 campaign

   

Outstanding Achievement in Regional or Remote Injury Prevention or Safety Promotion
Highly Commended: Holyoake, Wheatbelt Community Alcohol and Drug Service
Winner: Northam Roadwise Committee, #AvonLocalsDrivingChange

   

Injury Matters Award: For Organisations with Outstanding Achievement in Injury Prevention, Early Intervention, Treatment and/or Recovery
Highly Commended: Royal Perth Hospital, P.A.R.T.Y Program
Winner: School Drug Education and Road Aware, Changing Health Acting Together (CHAT)