Family and Domestic Violence webinar

Family and Domestic Violence webinar

By Injury Matters • May 24th, 2021

On the 18th May 2021, Injury Matters joined with WALGA and the Local Government Community Safety Network to present a webinar on the role that Local Governments have in the primary prevention of family and domestic violence. The wonderful presenters reminded us that stopping family and domestic violence starts with leadership. Additionally, they provided usefulmore…

Know Injury eNews | May 2021

By Injury Matters • May 12th, 2021

Know Injury eNews | May 2021 | Know Injury in WA

Know Injury Resource Data Update

By Injury Matters • April 23rd, 2021

Injury affects everyone across the state of Western Australia, some disproportionately compared to others, and across varying injury topics. Understanding the incidence of injury topics and who the high-risk population groups are is a vital step in reducing the impact of injury in WA.   Injury Matters, through the Know Injury program, has recently updated our range of resources regarding the incidence of injury across the state and within the different regions of WA. more…


By Injury Matters • April 19th, 2021

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) recently released four web reports surrounding different types of injury in Australia from 2017-18. Spinal cord injury (SCI), boating/watercraft-related injury, venomous bites and stings and hospitalised injury in children and young people were amongst the topics released.   The reports highlight many Australian statistics from 2017-18 including that:   These four reports have highlighted that males have an increased incidence of injury hospitalisation and further reinforce the need to target the male population surrounding injury prevention.   As Australiamore…

Know Injury E-News | April 2021

By Injury Matters • April 15th, 2021

In this edition of the Know Injury eNews (April 2021): OVERVIEW | 2021 Injury Prevention Summit RECAP | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Breakout Session RECAP | Culturally And Linguistically Breakout Session Regional Resource Kits Scooter-related Injury Webinar State Trauma Conference 2021 Join CONNECT.ed SECTOR NEWS OVERVIEW | Injury Prevention Summit 2021 Injury Matters deliveredmore…