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National and International Events and Training

This calendar provides a list of upcoming injury prevention events and training running in Australia and worldwide.

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Alcohol Related Harm March 22 Online Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand The first webinar of the Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand’s 2018 Webinar Series explores alcohol related harm. Registration link
Public Health Prevention Conference May 2 – 3  Sydney Public Health Association Australia With the theme of “we can do more and we must” the conference focuses on systems thinking, translation of research and evidence into action, advocacy and where our efforts should be focused in order to strengthen prevention.  Link to site
Injury Prevention as Social Change (follow up) June 28 Online Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand This webinar is the second webinar of the Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand’s 2018 Webinar series. Registration link
National Suicide Prevention Conference July 23 – 26 Adelaide Suicide Prevention Australia The focus of the conference is around quality – in research, practice and speaking about lived experience. Link to site
Mental Wellbeing and Resilience August 23 Online Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand This Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand webinar focuses on mental wellbeing and resilience Registration link
AHPA Health Promotion Symposium August 23 – 24 Canberra Australian Health Promotion Association TBD TBD
The Australian Public Health Conference 2018 September 26 – 28 Cairns Public Health Association Australia The Conference objectives are to:
​- Promote public health;
– Deliver latest research, program implementations and workforce developments through a Call for Abstracts;
– Showcase new developments in advocacy in public health through keynote speakers;
– Create an environment for knowledge sharing, collaboration and relationship building;
– Highlight the activities of the PHAA, including state and territory branches and special interest groups, and encourage delegates to work together to achieve better health outcomes for Australian’s; and
– Adopt conference resolutions that speak for the people attending the conference which may be influential in driving policy developments an advocacy actions undertaken by PHAA.
Link to site
2018 Farm Health and Safety Conference October Queensland Farmsafe Australia The biennial conference brings people together to look at ways to reduce injury on Australian farms. The conference aims to facilitate the exchange of information, research and innovation, with the desired outcome being to develop practical solutions for addressing farm safety. Link to site
2018 Australasian Road Safety Conference October 3 – 5 Sydney Australasian College of Road Safety and Austroads A special focus on engaging all levels of government and community, from the city to the bush, to move Towards Zero. Link to site
Safety 2018 November 5 – 7 Bangkok World Health Organization Topics addressed by Safety 2018 include injury prevention and safety promotion. These are categorized by the type of injury, such as traffic injury, drowning, and burns, as well as violence-related injuries such as those resulting from child abuse and youth violence. Also included are cross-cutting issues such as policy making, data collection, and service for victims, among others. Link to site
2018 Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society Conference November 18 – 20 Hobart Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society The 8th Biennial Australia and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference. Link to site
Effective Governance and Community Engagement November 22 Online Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand This Effective Governance and Community Engagement webinar is presented by Australian Safe Communities Foundation and Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand Registration link