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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…

Gun Control in Australia

By • May 21st, 2018

Injury Matters recently released a blog post in regards to Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton’s talk of creating a national ‘firearms advisory council’. To view the objection to the creation of the proposed council, click here.  

Older Adult Injuries – Summit session recap

By • December 4th, 2017

The ‘Older Adult Injury’ panel session at the Injury Prevention Summit provided an opportunity for health professionals working with older adults to exchange practical information and ideas. A recurring theme was the importance of a holistic, person-centred approach to the health of older adults. Statistically, falls make up the largest proportion of older adult injuries,more…

Get to know the Policy and Sector Support team at Injury Matters

By • September 21st, 2017
Get to know the Policy and Sector Support team at Injury Matters

If you’re interested in injury prevention in Western Australia (WA), we encourage you to get to know the Policy and Sector Support team at Injury Matters. The team is responsible for Know Injury, a capacity building program funded by the State Government through the Department of Health. Know Injury provides knowledge, training, resources, and networkingmore…

Do you know Lauren from Royal Life Saving WA?

By • June 29th, 2017

The Royal Life Saving Society WA is a not-for-profit organisation, serving the community as the largest provider of water safety education in our state. Volunteers, members, trainers, employees and lifesavers are found in almost all communities. Royal Life Saving WA is an Incorporated Association and charitable organisation endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office. We caught upmore…

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