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AHPA event: First Nations Workshop: Building Knowledge Exchange Skills - 20 September 2022

AHPA is thrilled to be hosting a pre-Population Health Congress First Nations workshop on Tuesday 20 September 2022.

The Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA®) will be hosting a First Nations workshop – Building Knowledge Exchange Skills on Tuesday 20th September 2022 from 11am-2pm (AEST), 10.30am-1.30pm (ACST), 9-12pm (AWST). The event will be held virtually.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear from experienced speakers and Indigenous/First Nations people working in health promotion, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori - Indigenous people of Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Indigenous people from Pacific Island Nations.

Guest speakers

Guest speakers include:

  • Press & PR, including Public Interest Journalism – Melissa Sweet, Croakey (virtual)
  • Academic publications – Kalinda Griffiths, HPJA Deputy Editor

Additional guest speakers to be confirmed soon.


This half-day workshop will include three sessions:

  • Session 1: Press, PR & Public Interest Journalism - theory & practice 
  • Session 2: Academic publications - theory & practice 
  • Session 3: Social media - theory & practice 

The workshop is specifically for AHPA, AEA, AFPHM & PHAA members, Indigenous/First Nations people working in health promotion as well as people working in Indigenous health and with Indigenous/First Nations communities.

This workshop is designed to:

  • Support and empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to share their work and stories widely across different platforms.
  • Promote how to engage individuals and organisations in better supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander/Indigenous driven and led health promotion and preventative ill health initiatives.


Registration is free for all AHPA members and non-members.

More information on the Population Health Congress 2022.

Registrations have now closed for this event.

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