AIPN supports call on government to enable safe walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future

As doctors, nurses, public health and transport researchers, health promotion organisations and industry groups, we fully support individuals, communities, and governments in their rapid and effective action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recognise the importance of social distancing, with particular need to protect the most vulnerable. During this time, however, all of our…

COVID-19 and Injury Prevention

While we grapple with the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic is placing on our healthcare systems, our economies, and our way of life, we must not forget the critical importance of injury prevention. We are all very much aware of the burden of injury-related emergency department presentations and hospital admissions during non-pandemic times. For example,…

Congratulations to the 2019 AIPN Awards Winners

AIPN Awards winners: Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Kate Hunter, The George Institute Pam Albany Memorial – Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety: Russ Milner, Western Australian Department of Health Achievement in Practice in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Quad Bike Performance Project (QBPP) research team: Prof. Raphael Grzebieta;…

Injury Prevention Master Class

On Saturday 23rd November and morning of Sunday 24th November the Injury Prevention SIG will be running an ‘Injury Prevention Master Class’ exploring current injury issues. In this master class on injury prevention we explore some of the wide range of topics around injury and how they can be prevented.  This class is aimed at those…

Notice of AGM 2019

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Injury Prevention Network will be held on Tuesday 26th November at at 12.30pm Australian Eastern Summer Time Room P11, Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Also via teleconference / videoconference (teleconference details for members unable to attend in person will be circulated prior to the AGM).…

Professional Development Opportunities

Don’t miss out on great professional development opportunities. These events will take place prior to the Australasian Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion Conference in Brisbane in November. Short Course: How do we know if population-based interventions reduce injury? A short course on interrupted time series methods Presenter: Professor Jake Olivier, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University…