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25
Nov
2020

16 Days in WA to Stop Violence Against Women

25 Nov 2020 - 10 Dec 2020
WA

This year's theme is "Respect Starts With You". To hear that one in five Western Australian women have reported experiencing partner violence since the age of 15 (2019 Women’s Report Card), is devastating. In an aim to reduce The 16 Days in WA to Stop Violence Against Women aims to raise awareness, increase positive actions and highlight organisations, agencies, communities and individuals working to end violence against women.
From 25 November to 10 December, individuals and communities throughout the State have an opportunity to show their support for ending violence against women, including family, domestic and sexual violence. Breaking the cycle of family and domestic violence starts with respect.
You can get involved by:

  • Hosting or participating in an event to raise awareness
  • Sharing the campaign messages on social media
  • Wearing something orange throughout the duration of the campaign
  • Talking to your children and other young people in your life about respectful relationships.

Visit www.communities.wa.gov.au/projects/16-days-in-wa/ for more information or activities you can participate in over the 16 days. Stopping violence against women is about promoting equality and respectful relationships, creating violence-free spaces and safer communities. Take action, show your support, Respect starts with you.

26
Nov
2020

Mental health promotion in a climate impacted Australia

26 Nov 2020

CAHA Webinar Picture

Thursday 26 November I 12PM AEDST

In partnership with the Climate and Health Alliance, AHPA is hosting an important event exploring the role of ecological determinants in health promotion. This online event will showcase health promotion research and thinking on the link between climate change, mental health and nature; bring forward the voices of key people intimate with the issues of ecological grief and mental wellbeing promotion; and support a timely conversation among AHPA and CAHA members and friends about ecological determinants of health and nature as a setting for health promotion and climate action. Speakers and program to come. Register here.

30
Nov
2020

Just Write It! (your Health Promotion Practitioner Registration application)

30 Nov 2020 -30 Nov 2020
Zoom

Monday 30 November  | 12:30-1pm AEDT / 9:30-10am WST

AHPA is the National Accreditation Organisation (NAO) for the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) in Australia.  Health Promotion professionals across Australia now have the opportunity to apply to earn the title IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner. Find out more here.

Do any of these sound like you?

  • Thinking about applying for registration and needing a kick start or advice
  • Part way through writing an application and got stuck
  • Almost ready to apply but want to check in on some final details.

Join on the day here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83758658691

Please note Queensland is one hour behind AEDT; SA is 30 minutes behind and NT is 1.5 hours behind AEDT.

30
Nov
2020

Just Write It! (your Health Promotion Practitioner Registration application) No.2

30 Nov 2020 -30 Nov 2020
Zoom

Monday 30 November  | 5-5:30pm AEDT / 2-2:30pm WST 

AHPA is the National Accreditation Organisation (NAO) for the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) in Australia.  Health Promotion professionals across Australia now have the opportunity to apply to earn the title IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner. Find out more here.

Do any of these sound like you?

  • Thinking about applying for registration and needing a kick start or advice
  • Part way through writing an application and got stuck
  • Almost ready to apply but want to check in on some final details.

Join on the day here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89196616722

Please note Queensland is one hour behind AEDT; SA is 30 minutes behind and NT is 1.5 hours behind AEDT.

01
Dec
2020

Just Write It! (your Health Promotion Practitioner Registration application) No.3

01 Dec 2020 -01 Dec 2020
Zoom

Tuesday 01 December | 8-8:30pm AEDT / 5-5:30pm WST     

AHPA is the National Accreditation Organisation (NAO) for the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) in Australia.  Health Promotion professionals across Australia now have the opportunity to apply to earn the title IUHPE Registered Health Promotion Practitioner. Find out more here.

Do any of these sound like you?

  • Thinking about applying for registration and needing a kick start or advice
  • Part way through writing an application and got stuck
  • Almost ready to apply but want to check in on some final details.

Join on the day here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82744621507

Please note Queensland is one hour behind AEDT; SA is 30 minutes behind and NT is 1.5 hours behind AEDT.

02
Dec
2020

Critical health promotion practice webinar series No.2

02 Dec 2020 -02 Dec 2020

The Health Promotion Ethics Project (HPEP) Working Group is pleased to invite AHPA members to attend the critical health promotion practice webinar series. 

Presented by A/Prof Jane Taylor (University of the Sunshine Coast) and A/Prof Lily O’Hara (Qatar University), this webinar series is the first of a number of opportunities aiming to advance critical health promotion practice and build AHPA’s capacity to lead conversations about ethical practice in Australia. Questions regarding this webinar series can be directed to Dr Krysten Blackford, HPEP Chair: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 08 9266 2751.

Webinar 2: Critical health promotion – reflecting on your practice
2 December 2020, 4-5:30pm AEDT

Webinar two builds on the critical health promotion conversation from webinar one. Participants will be invited to share their experiences of using the health promotion values and principles heuristic to reflect on their own and/or their organisation’s current practice to determine the extent to which the practice aligns more with critical or selective approaches.

03
Dec
2020

Eberhard Wenzel Oration, Thinker in Residence & HJPA Awards

03 Dec 2020 -03 Dec 2020
4 - 5.30pm AEDT | Online - Zoom

The Association is pleased to invite you to join us for an end of year virtual event where we will present our Health Promotion Journal of Australia Awards, announce our 2021 Thinker in Residence and deliver the 2020 Eberhard Wenzel Oration

Register here

2020 Eberhard Wenzel Oration

The memorial oration serves to stimulate a culture of critical and reflective discussion for the advancement of health promotion in Australia. We look forward to you joining us to hear from this year’s Orators, from the Centre for Social Impact UNSW, A/Professor Gemma Carey and A/Professor Graham Brown

For more information about Dr Eberhard Wenzel click here.

12
Mar
2021

CUGH Annual Conference: Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development

12 Mar 2021 - 14 Mar 2021

March 12-14, 2021 | Register here. 

25
Mar
2021

Injury Prevention Summit 2021

25 Mar 2021 -25 Mar 2021
Duxton Hotel, Perth

The Injury Prevention Summit 2021 will bring together injury prevention and safety promotion practitioners and policymakers and Local Governments from across Western Australia to build injury prevention and safety promotion activities within your work.

The Summit will showcase keynote speakers who have a broad understanding of the current state of injury prevention in Western Australia.  Breakout sessions will include a focus on success factors for injury prevention within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, and regional and remote communities.

The Injury Prevention Summit will provide an opportunity for attendees to contribute to a discussion, as well as exchanging knowledge, ideas, and information across WA.

Register your expression of interest herehttps://knowinjury.org.au/summit2021/ 

29
Jun
2021

17th National Immunisation Conference: Life course immunisation – access, equity and innovation

29 Jun 2021 - 01 Jul 2021
Perth Convention Centre

Registrations open soon!

The National Immunisation Conference has been held in Australia approximately every two years. The conference is an important vehicle for highlighting challenges relating to immunisation in Australia and the region. 

The Conference theme has been updated to ‘Immunisation in the COVID pandemic era’.  The previous theme was ‘Lifecourse immunisation – access, equity and innovation’.

The program provides lively and productive discussions and contributions from all professionals engaged in immunisation from laboratory bench to clinic, from academia and policy making to the service provision coalface.  

For more information: https://www.nic2021.com

12
Jul
2021

NDIS Scheduled plan review

12 Jul 2021 -12 Jul 2021
Rockingham Arts Centre

Location:  Rockingham Arts Centre

Event Date: Monday 16th 7pm

Price: Free

Description: Need funding for respite or support workers but didn't get it (or didn't get enough) in your 1st plan? We'll talk you through best practice. This is where we come in. We can help guide you through the process, answer any questions and offer expert advice on the best way to achieve your desired outcome. The talk will go for an hour so join us for this informal yet interactive session and see how we can help you to get the most from your next plan.
Links to further information:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ndis-scheduled-plan-review-tickets-83567866739?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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