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AHPA Queensland Branch is dedicated to improving the field on health promotion in Queensland. This is done by offering professional development and networking for health promoters; contributing to state based advocacy where relevant and providing regular communication on issues of relevance including employment to its members.

Queensland Branch’s Vision
To improve the health status of Queenslanders by building the leadership capacity of our members and making health promotion a priority.

To achieve this vision, the Queensland Branch is committed to the following Key Focus Areas:

  • Build health promotion leadership, advocacy capacity and action for change
  • Professional development, scholarships and professional events
  • Membership, communication and governance

The Queensland Branch Executive meets on a monthly basis to continue to progress the AHPA objectives. Nominations for the Queensland Branch Executive are called for each year in approximately December. Executive members are then accepted at the Branch AGM held in February of each year. 

Queensland Branch subcommittees include:

  1. Advocacy and Communications
  2. Professional development, events and scholarships subcommittee.

 

Click here to view our most recent Operational Plan for further details of the AHPA Queensland Branch.

AHPA Queensland Branch is always looking for new members and whether a member of the Executive or not, you can always help out, meet new people and learn new skills by volunteering for a Branch Committee. Send an email query This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today to find out more.

AHPA Queensland is always aiming to provide the most effective services and information to our members. To enable us to do this, we need your feedback. If you have an idea, suggestion or you would like to become involved, we would love to hear from you. Contact the Branch via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Professional development committee

The Queensland Branch hosts professional development events each year. These events give members an opportunity to learn about developments and activities in the field of health promotion, as well as to network with others working in the field. The Branch also offers awards for health promotion leaders and undergraduate health promotion students.

Advocacy committee

Aims to promote the inclusion of health promotion principles and practice in policy and programs at the state level and to inform members of current issues in health promotion advocacy. Click here to view some of our most recent advocacy.

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AHPA is committed to the following principles:

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Ethical Practice

Supporting culturally informed, participatory, respectful and safe practice

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Health Equity

addressing the social determinants of health in order to build health equity

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Innovative & evidence informed approaches

promoting and supporting evidence informed research, policy and practice

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Collaboration

working in partnership with other organisations to improve health and wellbeing.

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