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).
In March 2019, The George Institute for Global Health was engaged to facilitate and write the Australian National Injury Prevention Strategy (the Strategy) in partnership with the Australasian Injury Prevention Network and the Ngarruwan Ngadju First Peoples Health and Wellbeing Research Centre. As part of the development of the Strategy, we are seeking feedback from all relevant stakeholders, in particular Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, non-profit organisations and members of the public.
Please note that The National Injury Prevention Strategy identifies a number of priority population groups which includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living in rural and remote communities, and people experiencing socio-economic disadvantage.
The Strategy includes focus on injury across federal and state jurisdictions related to health, transport, justice, planning and urban development, education, and emergency services and as such identifies possible lead and partner agencies for each Action Area.
We ask you to please distribute this email widely, through your networks.
In order to proceed on schedule with the development of the Strategy, we ask that feedback is submitted by COB Friday June 19, 2020.