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Through the looking glass: Success factors for injury prevention and safety promotion in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

By Injury Matters • January 6th, 2021

Engaging with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities requires an understanding of the impact of culture in planning and implementing programs and services that target injury prevention and safety promotion.  Join Deborah Pyatt, Facilitator, Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre, at the Injury Prevention Summit 2021 as she delivers a breakout session on ‘Through the Looking Glass’: Successmore…

Are you interested in learning how to increase your engagement with regional and remote communities in Western Australia?

By Injury Matters • January 6th, 2021

Are you interested in learning how to increase your engagement with regional and remote communities in Western Australia? Join Jo Drayton, Suicide Prevention Coordinator at Holyoake Wheatbelt at the Injury Prevention Summit 2021 as she delivers a breakout session on Success Factors for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Regional and Remote Communities.

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 Friday the 8th January 2021 and are encouraged frommore…

Homelessness and injury

By • October 7th, 2019

On any given night in Western Australia, approximately 9,000 people are homeless. With family and domestic violence being the number one reason that people seek homelessness assistance in WA and 1 in 6 people who present to Royal Perth Hospital’s Homelessness Team having a primary diagnosis of injury, injury is both a driver of homelessnessmore…

Preventing violence against women

By Injury Matters • September 9th, 2019

On average, a woman is killed by a partner or former partner every week in Australia.1 To support women impacted by relationship and family violence in Geraldton, Desert Blue Connect provides counselling, support, advocacy and crisis accommodation for women impacted by violence. In addition to providing support to women who are affected by violence, Desertmore…

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