Keynote speaker: Professor Shanthi Ameratunga

The AIPN is pleased to announce Professor Shanthi Ameratunga from the University of Auckland will be joining over 250 injury prevention specialists at the 14th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, 25-27 November 2019 in Brisbane, Australia. Shanthi’s experience spans clinical medicine, population health, and inter-disciplinary research focused on injury prevention, trauma outcomes and…

Injury Prevention Conference

Join world experts and local leaders at this year’s Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, the regions premier injury prevention conference for Australia and the Asia Pacific. With a theme of Pushing the Boundaries, this conference will challenge the traditional injury prevention paradigms to examine future disruptions and opportunities for injury prevention. This will…

Joint response between RACS and the AIPN to the National Transport Commission Issues Paper: Barriers to the safe use of innovative vehicles and mobility devices

Response to the selected questions for comment Download pdf What are the practical and measurable outcomes required from a nationally consistent policy and regulatory framework for innovative vehicles? Before the introduction of any new innovative vehicle to the marketplace, a broad consultation process should be undertaken with the key stakeholders who have a role in…

Safety 2018 wrap up from AIPN scholarship winner

AIPN Safety 2018 scholarship winner, Gretchen Waddell (Kidsafe WA) gives us a wrap up of her attendance at the conference in Bangkok this November. Thanks to the Australasian Injury Prevention Network, I was fortunate enough to attend Safety 2018, the 13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion. The conference took place in Bangkok,…

Media Release: Response to Bicycle Network’s Position Paper on Australia’s mandatory helmet laws

Media Release Response to Bicycle Network’s Position Paper on Australia’s mandatory helmet laws The Australasian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN) is concerned and alarmed by Bicycle Network’s recommendation to relax mandatory helmet laws in Australia. “It is well known, and is acknowledged in the position paper, that bicycle helmets are highly effective in reducing head injury.”…