Know Injury Events and Training


This calendar provides a list of upcoming Know Injury events and training.







Youth Injury Prevention Seminar: Preventing road crashes and injuries among young drivers Postponed- new date to be confirmed. 9.00am-11.00am Bendat Community Centre, Wembley or via webinar Join Know Injury for the Youth Injury Prevention Seminars as our panel of experts discuss ‘Preventing self-harm in young people’, ‘Preventing road crashes and injuries among young drivers’, and ‘Preventing alcohol-related injuries and harm among young people’.  Keynote presentations will be delivered from research, policy and practice perspectives.  Each seminar will focus on how research and data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development and strategies to prevent harm and injuries in youth in Western Australia. Registrations here
Local Governments and Family and Domestic Violence Prevention: What is your role? Wednesday 6 February 10.00am-11.00am Webinar Local Governments have a critical role to play in driving the change needed to prevent Family and Domestic Violence within their communities.  As the closest tier of government to the people, Local Governments are best positioned to be take action at the local level to address violence against women and to embed gender equality and respect in their communities.

This webinar will provide an overview of the current state of Family and Domestic Violence Prevention within Local Governments in Western Australia.  Hear from WALGA as they discuss what they have been doing in Family and Domestic Violence Prevention and how you can get involved as well as the City of Mandurah’s experiences in piloting the National Family and Domestic Violence Toolkit.

Registrations here
Assisting Local Governments in Public Health Planning Thursday 21 February 9.30am-11.30am Northam Recreation Centre, Meeting Room The First Interim State Public Health Plan highlights the importance of partnerships in the Public Health Planning process.  Join Know Injury for this workshop as we discuss how not-for-profit, community organisations, and health providers can become involved in partnering and assisting Local Governments in the Public Health Planning process.

This session will:

  • Provide an overview of the Public Health Act and its impact on Local Governments
  • Outline local Government Public Health Planning processes and how they relate to Local Government business;
  • Highlight how best to Advocate for and raise awareness of your health area of interest when it comes to Public Health Planning in Local Governments
  • How to partner and support Local Governments with the Public Health planning process
  • Explore how to engage and be heard in community engagement and consultation processes.
  • Case studies and information to assist organisations and individuals to engage and partner with Local Governments in Public Health Planning
Registrations here
Reducing alcohol-related harm in your community Wednesday 27  February 10.00am-11.00am Webinar Join Know Injury for our upcoming webinar describing the role of Local Governments in reducing alcohol related harm in their communities.  Learn about Local Governments capacity to reduce harm through:

  • Licensing and regulation;
  • Land use and planning;
  • Workplace health;
  • Event management;
  • Community coordination, leadership and advocacy;
  • Community development engagement and service delivery.
Registrations here
Community Engagement for Local Governments Wednesday 27 March 9.00am-12.30pm Bendat Community Centre, 36 Dodd St Wembley Join Know Injury for the “Community Engagement for Local Governments’ workshop as we discuss:

  • What is community engagement
  • What are the key elements to consider when planning engagement?
  • Tools and techniques
  • Emerging models for engagement
  • Engaging with hard to reach communities
  • Resources

This workshop will be delivered by Joel Levin from Aha! Consulting who has over 20 years’ experience working across Australia in a broad range of sectors.  His organisational, engagement and facilitation skills stem from a background in counselling, training, community work and senior management.

Registrations here