Notice of AIPN Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting  The 2017 Australasian Injury Prevention Network Annual General Meeting will be held on: Monday 13 November 2017, commencing at 5pm (ADST – Sydney/Melbourne) Positions available for election to the AIPN Executive include: Treasurer Secretary 2 x General Member positions 1 x Student representative (Ex-Officio) Venue: Mecure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre, Ballarat, Victoria.…

New BMJ Blog Post Promotes AIPN Conference

As the countdown continues for the AIPN conference this year, we are pleased to announce another blog post featuring one of the conference keynote speakers has been published by BMJ. Dr Alison Baker-Lewton is a Senior Lecturer in Social Pedagogy in the College of Arts and Education at Victoria University in Melbourne. Her research draws…

BMJ Blogs Promote AIPN Conference

With thanks to Sheree Bekker, PhD Candidate, Federation University and Social Media Blogger for Injury Prevention, the AIPN is pleased to share the following six blog posts promoting the 13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference. Take Action for Injury Prevention 2017 Steve Marshall | People in injury prevention Andrea Gielen | People in…

The AIPN support for Redfern Statement 2016

The AIPN wishes to express its strong support for the alliance of Indigenous leadership organisations which came together on Thursday 9th June 2016 to announce ‘The Redfern Statement’. This statement calls on all parties to tackle inequality and disadvantage facing Australia’s First People as a priority in the upcoming federal election. In particular, the AIPN…

AIPN Supports Medical Research Future Funding

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) represents a unique opportunity to transform Australian health and medical research and innovation. The Australasian Injury Prevention Network calls for the MRFF to invest in research focusing on prevention and care for the health conditions that contribute most to the burden of disease. Injury, as the leading cause of…

27 Health and Community Leaders Sign Open Letter to Political Representatives Encouraging More Focus on Injury Prevention

Injury is the leading ​cause of death and long term disability in children and people of working age in Australia. There is a major overlap of risk factors and prevention strategies between injury and chronic disease, and injury can also lead to chronic ill-health and long-term persisting conditions. Injury Prevention and Control was endorsed as…