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Upcoming events

23
May
2022

Communities in Control 2022

23 May 2022 - 24 May 2022
Hybrid Event

Eliminate Inequality: Rebuilding Australia from the ground up, all the way to the stars.

Communities in Control provides an excellent chance for organisations around the country to bring their entire teams together for two days of learning, community building and celebration.

For more information click here.

24
May
2022

2022 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Conference

24 May 2022 - 26 May 2022
Darwin

Indigenous Eye Health (IEH) at the University of Melbourne are pleased to announce the 2022 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Conference (NATSIEHC22), which will take place on Larrakia country in Darwin on Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 May 2022.

25
May
2022

Getting started with Co-Design

25 May 2022 -25 May 2022
Online
$15.00

Join Injury Matters for online interactive workshop training to build the capacity of professionals to use co-design principles and translating theory to action.

For more information and to register, click here.

30
May
2022

AIATSIS Summit

30 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022
Sunshine Coast

The annual AIATSIS Summit provides a unique forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, academics, native title stakeholders, legal experts, community and cultural sectors and government to collaborate in addressing current and future challenges. As well, it offers opportunities to support and strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, knowledge and governance.

30
May
2022

AHPA Event: How to get a job in health promotion

30 May 2022 -30 May 2022
Online event

How to get a job in health promotion  

The AHPA Student & Early Career Practitioner Committee is hosting an online event for students and early career practitioners to understand how they can get a job in health promotion.    

Hear from speakers, Alyssa Monte, Liana Bellifemini, and James Wong, about their experiences and tips for getting a career in health promotion.  

02
Jun
2022

A Lens on Falls: Vision and falls prevention among older adults

02 Jun 2022 -02 Jun 2022
Bendat Parent & Community Centre 36 Dodd Street, Wembley, WA
$15.00

Join Injury Matters for a two-hour workshop training for health professionals interested in learning more about how poor/reduced vision effects falls in older adults.

For more information and to register, click here.

07
Jun
2022

Applying for Registration - Everything you need to know!

07 Jun 2022 -07 Jun 2022
Online event

Health Promotion Practitioner Registration

Applying for Registration - Everything you need to know!

Join our team on Tuesday, 7 June 2022 for this informative online session.

The event is free for AHPA members and non-members.

For more information click here

15
Jun
2022

Dive into the data: Injury Epidemiology Online Workshop

15 Jun 2022 -15 Jun 2022
Online

Join Injury Matters for an online workshop for injury prevention professionals to grow their skills in interpreting epidemiological data.

For more information and to register, click here.

20
Jun
2022

Communicable Diseases & Immunisation Conference 2022

20 Jun 2022 - 22 Jun 2022
International Convention Centre, Sydney

Hosted by Public Health Association Australia, Communicable Diseases Network Australia and Public Health Laboratory Network, the conference aims to illistrate how crucial the science of communicable diseases and immunisation is to the successful functioning of the world, and how quickly scientific and societal developments in the field change. 

For more information click here

21
Jun
2022

How To: Alcohol Action Planning for Local Governments

21 Jun 2022 -21 Jun 2022
Online via Zoom

Description: A skills-based webinar for local government bodies on how to develop and implement an Alcohol Action Plan.

For more information: https://www.injurymatters.org.au/event/how-to-alcohol-action-planning-for-local-governments/ 

24
Jun
2022

SiREN Symposium: Breaking Out and Breaking Through

24 Jun 2022 -24 Jun 2022
Novotel Langley Hotel, Perth and online

Join the WA Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Applied Research and Evaluation Network (SiREN) for their bi-annual symposium.

For more information and to register, click here

28
Jun
2022

AHPA event: AHPA National AGM

28 Jun 2022 -28 Jun 2022
Online Event

Come along to AHPA's National 2022 Annual General Meeting. 

19
Jul
2022

AHPA event: How to put equity and the social determinants of health at the heart of prevention

19 Jul 2022 -19 Jul 2022
Online Event
$25.00

We are thrilled to be hosting a special virtual event exploring how to put equity and the social determinants of health at the heart of prevention.

01
Aug
2022

AHPA Scholarships Program - Applications now open for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarship!

01 Aug 2022

The Australian Health Promotion Association (WA Branch) Scholarships Program is accepting applications for an additional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarship in 2022.  The Scholarships Program is funded by Healthway and this year will offer one six-month workplace scholarships starting in August/ September 2022. 


Potential Applicants:

The AHPA scholarship is the best way to kick-start to your career in health promotion. Winning the scholarship will pay 6 months full-time salary, working at an agency of your choice on a project you have developed. To apply, you can approach an agency with an idea for a potential project and submit an application with them, or email Myra, AHPA Scholarships Coordinator scholarshipswa@healthpromotion.org.au to be matched with an agency and a project.

 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants can apply with work or volunteer experience and/or TAFE/University qualifications in health promotion, public health, Aboriginal health, nursing, youth work, teaching or other related fields.

Potential agencies:
Would you consider the prospect of hosting a health promotion officer, working on a project funded by this scholarship? If you have a new idea or an existing project that could be completed in six months by an up-and-coming Aboriginal health promotion practitioner, please read more about the scholarship program and past projects on the Scholarships WA website: a href="http://healthpromotionscholarshipswa.org.au/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-saferedirecturl="http://healthpromotionscholarshipswa.org.au/   

 

To express your interest in applying, hosting a scholarship recipient, discuss project ideas, connect with an interested agency or applicant, or any other questions please get in touch with Myra, AHPA Scholarships Coordinator on scholarshipswa@healthpromotion.org.au  

Application due dates are TBA but will likely be in late July to August. 

01
Aug
2022

No to Violence Conference 2022: Shifting the Burden

01 Aug 2022 - 04 Aug 2022
Adelaide Convention Centre

No to Violence Conference 2022: Shifting the Burden will start a conversation that changes the focus of family and domestic violence in Australia, shifting the burden of responsibility from victim-survivors and placing it firmly on the men who use violence. 

02
Aug
2022

16th National Rural Health Conference

02 Aug 2022 - 04 Aug 2022
Brisbane
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, QLD

If you are interested in healthy, sustainable and resilient rural communities, this conference will be of interest to you. Whether you are a consumer, a health professional, student, researcher, or manager you will be able to engage with people and topics of interest to you.

For more information click here.

30
Aug
2022

International Evaluation Conference

30 Aug 2022 - 01 Sep 2022
Adelaide Convention Centre

Australian Evaluation Society are hosting a conference to showcase the value of evaluation, sharing stories and examples of how evaluation can involve and impact everyone. 

For more information click here.

06
Sep
2022

Applying for Registration - Everything you need to know!

06 Sep 2022 -06 Sep 2022
Online event

Health Promotion Practitioner Registration

Applying for Registration - Everything you need to know!

Join our team on Tuesday 6 September 2022 for this informative online session.

The event is free for AHPA members and non-members.

For more information click here

 

 

 

14
Sep
2022

ESPANET 2022

14 Sep 2022 - 16 Sep 2022
Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna

Hosted by the Institute of Sociology, the conference will be a setting for research to be engaged, discussed and presented with other social policy academia. The program will also include other presentations, poster sessions and multiple hitorical and cultural attractions. 

For more information click here.

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