Local Government Community Safety Professional Development Event

Local Government Community Safety Professional Development Event

By Know Injury • August 21st, 2017

Know Injury teamed up with the Local Government Community Safety Network working party to deliver the Local Government Community Safety one day Professional Development Event on Friday 4 August 2017 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The one day event provided a professional development opportunity for Local Government Community Safety Officers and aimed tomore…

McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth – updated factsheets

By Know Injury • August 18th, 2017

This week the McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth released an updated series of factsheets on alcohol and young people. The factsheets in this series outline the latest facts on a range of topics including; drinking patterns and harms, alcohol and young people and alcohol advertisements. Research included in the factsheets indicate thatmore…

Western Australian State Trauma Registry Report 2015

By Know Injury • July 21st, 2017

The Royal Perth Hospital trauma registry includes all trauma patients who present to Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) for treatment within seven days of their trauma and who were hospitalised for more than 24 hours at RPH. To help inform trends, priorities and the state of trauma hospital admissions in Western Australia (WA)1, RPH utilised themore…

Royal Life Saving drowning report released

By Know Injury • July 13th, 2017

Until now, national data and an understanding of the extent of non-fatal drownings in Australia have been limited due to fatal drowning being the focus of the drowning prevention community. The recently released landmark report, “A 13 year national study of non-fatal drowning in Australia: Data challenges, hidden impacts and social costs”, by Royal Lifemore…

Do you know Lauren from Royal Life Saving WA?

By Know Injury • 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…