Have your say on Australia’s draft National Injury Prevention Strategy As you are aware, the Australian Government is committed to developing a National Injury Prevention Strategy. This commitment was in recognition of the ongoing and substantial burden of injury, and following expiration of the previous National Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Action Plan (2004-2014).
#SpaceforHealth I’m pleased that we are starting to see some support for walking and cycling in parts of Australia. Recently, the NSW Government announced a $15 million fund in which councils can apply for grants up to $100,000 for immediate pilot projects and up to $1 million for longer term projects. The City of…
COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging time for everyone, but especially so for those already vulnerable. These pressures — the social isolation, the economic destabilisation give perpetrators of family violence additional opportunities to exercise control and power and to be violent.
Young leaders from 75 countries to say “enough is enough” to road crashes at the 2nd World Youth Assembly for Road Safety.
Wouldn’t it be great if Australia did this
CHIPA members Prof Kim Foster, Prof Kate Curtis and Dr Connie Van were awarded best paper in the Golden issue of Injury.
A trial of share electric scooters for Sydney has been axed, even as a government department continues work on planning for its rollout.
The Federal Minister and Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar has issued a media statement this morning announcing a new quad bike safety standard. The PSA website has also been updated re the new safety standard.
CHIPA visited Parliament House on 27th June 2018 to meet with Shadow Cabinet members Alex White (Health Advisor to the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Bill Shorten MP), Sam Trobe, Deputy Chief-of-Staff, and Dr Michael Freelander MP, Member for Macarthur.
The Federal Budget has committed funding to create a national injury prevention plan following research and advocacy efforts by University of Sydney scholars and the Child Injury Prevention Alliance. To read more head to http://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2018/05/29/research-impact–budget-funds-kids–injury-prevention-plan.html