In this edition of the Know Injury eNews (November 2020):
- KNOW | Drowning Toolkit
- LEARN | Injury Prevention Summit 2021 – EOIs Now Open!
- LEARN | Looking After Yourself: Self-care the Key to Reducing Professional Burnout Workshop
- LEARN | Working with the Media Workshop
- CONNECT | 2021 Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards
- CONNECT | WA Injury Prevention eDirectory
- SECTOR NEWS
Know Injury Drowning Toolkit
With the warmer weather upon us and water-based activities increasing, it is vital that we stay safe when around water. Download the Know Injury Drowning Prevention toolkit to learn how you can increase community awareness of the importance of preventing drowning.
EOI Open | Injury Prevention Summit 2021
The Injury Prevention Summit 2021 will bring together injury prevention and safety promotion practitioners and policymakers and Local Governments from across Western Australia to build injury prevention and safety promotion activities within your work.
The Summit will showcase keynote speakers who have a broad understanding of the current state of injury prevention in Western Australia. Breakout sessions will include a focus on success factors for injury prevention within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, and regional and remote communities.
The Injury Prevention Summit will provide an opportunity for attendees to contribute to a discussion, as well as exchanging knowledge, ideas, and information across WA.
- Thursday 25th March 2021
- Duxton Hotel, Perth
WORKSHOP | Looking After Yourself: Self-Care the Key to Reducing Professional Burnout
Join Injury Matters for the ‘Looking after yourself: Self-care the key to reducing professional burnout workshop’. The self-care workshop is for the health and community services workforce and provides a pro-active approach to equip you with the tools you need to ensure your own mental health and wellbeing. The workshop will be facilitated by Clare Robbins and Adriana Evans from Injury Matters, Road Trauma Support WA.
Register now – places are limited!
- Tuesday 1st December 2020
- Boulevard Centre, Floreat
MARK YOUR CALENDAR | Working with the Media Workshop
More information and registrations coming soon!
- Wednesday 17th February
- Bendat Community Centre, Wembley
2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards
The 2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards recognise individuals and organisations who are having a positive impact on the community by conducting activities that aim to prevent and reduce the impact of injury within Western Australia.
Nominations are closing soon! Applications for the Awards are open until the 11th of December 2020 and are encouraged from the diverse injury prevention and safety promotion sector, including not-for-profit organisations, private sector, community groups, educational institutions and government bodies.
WA Injury Prevention eDirectory
Add your organisation to the Know Injury eDirectory to allow the WA injury prevention sector to easily engage in your activities.
2021-2025 WA Suicide Prevention Framework
The WA Mental Health Commission recently released the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Framework 2021 – 2025 to support a coordinated approach to address WA’s suicide prevention activities.
Workplace Mental Health Toolkit
Black Dog Institute’s new Workplace Mental Health Toolkit provides a practical guide and resources for employers and employees.
2020 Button Battery Safety Campaign
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission have recently launched their 2020 Button Battery Safety campaign. Access the toolkit to share button battery safety educations content with your networks.
National Road Safety Week 2020
National Road Safety Week is an annual initiative from the Safer Australian Roads and Highways (SARAH) Group, partnering road safety organisations and Government. The week highlights the impact of road trauma and ways to reduce it. This year’s week is launched by the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, on the 15th November and runs to the 22th November 2020. Get involved by sharing resources, daily road safety themes and taking the pledge below.
WA State Trauma Conference 2021
Early bird registrations are now open!
- Friday 22nd October to Sunday 24th October 2021
- 8:30am – 5pm
- The Westin Hotel, Perth