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Public Health Information Session - Not-for-Profit Organisations

24 Oct 2018, 9:30am-12:30pm

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.

The session will:

Provide an overview of the Public Health Act 2016 and its impact on Local Governments;Explain Local Government Strategic Community Plans and its relationship to all of Local Government business;Outline the requirements for a Local Public Health Plan, and explain how not-for-profit organisations can become involved in partnering with and assisting Local Governments in achieving the objectives of their Plans; andPresent case studies and information to assist not-for-profits to both make contact with Local Governments, and design programs which are easily accessible for Local Governments to include in their Public Health Plans.

Presenters from the Department of Health and Metropolitan and Country Health Services will outline important information and opportunities for not-for-profit organisations, as Local Governments commence and progress through the stages of public health planning.

Not-for-profit organisations with experience in partnering with Local Governments will discuss their approaches to the challenges and opportunities of these partnerships. A Local Government will present a case study on the partnerships they have formed as they develop their Local Public Health Plan.

Date: Wednesday, 24 October
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: WALGA, Level 1, ONE70 Railway Parade West Leederville
Cost: Free event
Morning tea will be provided.

Click here to register for the event and webinar.

For registration questions, please contact WALGA Marketing and Events Officer Ulla Prill via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or telephone 9213 2043.

For all other event enquiries, please email the WALGA Community team or telephone 9213 2082.