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23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

07 Apr 2019 - 11 Apr 2019
Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand

The International Union of Health Promotion and Education are pleased to announce their 23rd World Conference on Health Promotion to be held in Rotorua, New Zealand from the 7th to 11th of April 2019. 


Public Health Information Session - Not-for-Profit Organisations

24 Oct 2018 -24 Oct 2018
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

WALGA is pleased to present an Information Session on Public Health Planning for Not-for-Profit Health Organisations on Wednesday, 24 October at the WALGA Offices.

The event will focus on key information for health not-for-profits to enable greater understanding of the Public Health Act 2016 and Local Public Health Planning, and will be restricted to not-for-profit organisations.


Digital Health: Potential to divert the social gradient of health (or not?)

25 Oct 2018 -25 Oct 2018
Free Webinar

Hosted by the NSW/ACT Branch of the Australian Health Promotion Association for all AHPA members.

TOPIC: Digital Health – potential to divert the social gradient of health (or not) Innovative approaches to support access to healthcare particularly for disadvantaged or rural/remote people, through the use of technology.

WHEN: Thursday 25 October 2018 12 noon – 1.30 pm (Sydney time).
COST: This is a FREE event.


To register please click here.


NDRI Seminar: Peculiar differences in Australian and New Zealand beer markets

05 Nov 2018 - 05 Oct 2018

A free public seminar with Professor Kypros Kypri, University of Newcastle

Australia and New Zealand’s Anglo-Celtic colonists brought heavy beer-drinking customs, and each country later developed similar temperance movements and alcohol policies. This seminar will describe a study of the public health implications of recent developments in product availability, marketing, and consumption patterns, and present trend data on the ethanol content of products and how ethanol content might feature within industry market strategies.


Regulation of food marketing to children

07 Nov 2018 -07 Nov 2018
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

You are invited to a free event co-hosted by NSW Cancer Council and University of Sydney.

We are joining with Sydney Health Law at The University of Sydney Law School and the Food Governance Node at Charles Perkins Centre to run an event on regulation of food marketing to children on Wednesday 7 November 6-8pm (canapés from 5.30pm) at Sydney Law School Law Foyer, The University of Sydney.

The topics will feature:

• False and misleading food marketing and the recent ACCC v Heinz case
• The food industry’s two initiatives on responsible marketing to children; and
• Regulation of unhealthy food marketing on state government transport infrastructure

Guest speakers include:
• Adrian Coorey, Principle Lawyer, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
• Jane Martin, Executive Manager, Obesity Policy Coalition
• Geoffrey Annison, Director – Health, Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Australian Food and Grocery Council
• Wendy Watson, Nutrition Program Manager, Cancer Council NSW
• Emily Harper, Director – Preventative and Population Health, ACT Health
• Associate Professor Bridget Kelly, University of Wollongong

See the attached flyer or find more information at



Health Promotion Short Course

26 Nov 2018 - 29 Nov 2018
Curtin University (Kent Street, Bentley), Building 400, Room 305

Do you have an interest in health and human behaviour? Would you like to know more about health promotion? Do you want to be able to develop effective and sustainable health promotion programs?

This Curtin University short course in partnership with the AHPA (WA Branch), will enable you to understand the role and importance of health promotion and the broader concept of health within a community and national setting. Participants will be led through an engaging program using discussion, lectures and group work. Health promotion maintains and improves the health of populations by developing skills and knowledge, working with communities, creating healthy environments, changing policy/laws to support healthy choices, and reorienting health services to meet community needs.


Queensland Branch Professional Development Scholarships

07 Dec 2018

AHPA Qld Branch have four professional development scholarships
available to support health promotion practitioners and students with funding
to pursue training and development opportunities. The branch will be offering four
scholarships to be utilised for professional development activity within the
next 12 months.


Quality of life workshop

10 Dec 2018 -10 Dec 2018
Room 117, Building 501, Curtin University (Bentley campus)

The workshop will use a series of workshop-style seminars and exercises to provide theory and practical examples to cover:

  • An Introduction to Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and other patient-reported outcomes (PRO) and their application in research
  • Choosing the right PRO instrument to address your research aims (with a special focus on cancer)
  • Tips for study design (including timing of PRO assessments and study conduct issues)
  • Brief introduction to and considerations for data analysis and interpretation

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