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Postal Address:
38 Surrey Road
Keswick SA 5035

AHPA NT Branch offers scholarships of up to $2000 to support members and other NT based health promotion professionals to attend professional development opportunities. The aim of scholarships is to improve the health promotion capability for people working in the Northern Territory which will in turn improve the health of Territorians.

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

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The Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) Northern Territory Branch (AHPA NT Branch) is very pleased to announce professional opportunities for our members to become a mentee or mentor in the National Mentoring program. When you submit your applications mentors and mentees will be matched by the National Mentoring Working Group. Nationally, there are 50 mentee places available each year.

About The AHPA Mentoring Program:
• The mentoring partnership is a mutually beneficial partnership.
• Mentors volunteer their time to contribute towards personal development in health promotion.
• Mentees are expected to be committed, prepared and proactive.
• For mentors no more than 2 hours per month is expected.
• Mentor applicants are expected to have 4 or more years’ experience in health promotion.

All mentees and mentors for the next mentoring program will be matched and will receive confirmation via their emails.
If you would like to touch base and find out more information about the National Mentoring program for further information or discussion, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Health Promotion - Good health is good business

Welcome to the NT Branch of the Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA). At AHPA NT we are a smaller and younger collective of volunteers who wish to contribute to the objectives of AHPA and support our local members. We organise professional development events throughout the year and meet every two months to collaborate all things ‘Health Promotion’.

AHPA NT is your professional body when you work in the field of health promotion, and is a great place to network with other like-minded health professionals. If you currently live in the NT, or are considering moving to the NT, we would love to hear from you! Get in touch. Become a member today and be a part of something that promotes good health and good business. Welcome to AHPA NT! We are a smaller branch, but no less exciting! If you live in the Northern Territory, or are interested in moving to the Northern Territory, we would love to hear from you!

Background

The NT Branch is the leading health promotion association in the NT, dedicated to improving the professional development, networking opportunities and communication between health promoters. The NT Branch is committed to bringing health promotion professionals together through regular branch activities, events and group networking.
The NT Branch Executive meets on a bi-monthly basis to progress the objectives of the AHPA. Key priorities for the NT Branch and Executive include:

• Professional Development (including selected events, linking in with existing events and discovering innovative ways to build capacity)

• Scholarship program for NT Branch Members to access and attend professional development opportunities intra- and inter-state

• Communication with Branch Members to encourage networking of health promotion professionals in the NT.

The Australian Health Promotion Association is the leading dedicated health promotion body in Australia and is run by a team of volunteer Directors who meet on a monthly basis to progress objectives of the Association and provide support to its members. AHPA has become the professional association specifically for people involved in, or with an interest in the practice, research and study of health promotion.

We will endeavour to grow our presence across the NT to meet the changing needs of our unique community, and make health promotion a priority. Prevention is always better cure!

 

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