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WA Road Safety Strategy 2020-2030

By Injury Matters • November 17th, 2020

Aligning with National Road Safety Week, “Driving Change”, Western Australian’s road safety strategy for 2020-2030 was recently released by the Government of Western Australia. This latest strategy reinforces that road safety is everyone’s responsibility and that through collective action we can work towards reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on WA roadsmore…

Drowning Prevention

By Injury Matters • October 26th, 2020

With the warmer weather upon us and water-based activities increasing, it is vital that we stay safe when around water. Toddlers are at heightened risk of drowning due to their low swimming ability, minimal awareness of water dangers, relative immobility and dependence on caregivers. Toddler drowning incidents can occur due to a range of circumstances.more…

What can I do to prevent snake bites?

By Injury Matters • October 14th, 2020

Leading into summer, snakes can be more active as they have left their winter locations in search for food or a mate. Snake bites can happen at any time, but as the weather warms up it is extra important to be vigilant at the moment. Fortunately, snake bites can be prevented! Raising awareness of themore…

2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards

By Injury Matters • October 5th, 2020

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. Applications for the Awards are open until the 11th of December 2020 and are encouraged frommore…

Injury Prevention Network

By Injury Matters • September 9th, 2020

The Injury Matters Injury Prevention Network (IPN) is a group of WA injury prevention professionals who meet four times a year on a Friday morning to share knowledge and information about upcoming projects. Members work across a variety of injury topics and come from a range of organisation types. Our last meeting was held onmore…

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