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2021 Public Health Advocacy Symposium: Confronting Health Inequities

8.00-16.00 WA | 10.30-18.30 NT/SA | 10.00-18.00 QLD |
11.00-19.00 ACT/NSW/TAS/VIC

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The inaugural Australian Public Health Advocacy Symposium, the first of its kind in our region, is designed specifically to develop advocacy skills and directions. This Symposium will explore, promote and discuss advocacy for public health, providing a platform for PHAI to work with committed advocates to build future collaborative advocacy efforts. A principal function of the Symposium is to build capacity to engage in effective advocacy and inspire action to address public health inequalities. This will be an online event.    

This Symposium is hosted by the Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI), an independent public health voice based within Curtin University in Western Australia. PHAI aims to influence, build, promote, and support advocacy for public health priorities through innovation in education, applied research, engagement, and practice. PHAI’s suite of capacity building activities includes tools, resources and skills-based professional development for organisations and individuals to improve their ability to achieve effective health promotion and public health advocacy. For more information on PHAI: www.phaiwa.org.au

Registered Health Promotion Practitioners may claim this event for continuing professional development (CPD) activities.

 

Parliamentary Inquiry Workshop

Symposium registration will also give you access to a pre-workshop satellite event ‘Presenting to Parliamentary Inquiries’.

This  workshop will give you the knowledge and skills to present at a Parliamentary Inquiry. Inquiries can contribute to better-informed policy-making and legislation as well as strengthen accountability of government. Participants will learn about preparing for Inquiries, the process of developing a submission and tips for presenting to a Parliamentary Inquiry. The workshop includes participation in a mock Inquiry on the National Preventive Health Strategy .  

Discounted registrations available:

  • 10% discount ($162) available for members/staff of: Aboriginal Health Council of WA, Australian Health Promotion Association, Australian Medical Association, Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia, Dietitians Australia, Environmental Health Association, Healthway, Heart Foundation, Australian Drug Foundation, Injury Matters, Public Health Association of Australia, Telethon Kids Institute, WA Council of Social Services.
  • 50% discount ($90) available for students (student ID and .edu email required at registration)
  • 50% discount ($90) available for unwaged
  • LMIC registration for students, civil society members, unwaged, and researchers/academics based in low- and middle-income countries (contact phai@curtin.edu.au to receive your discount code).

PRESENTER(S)
Adjunct Professor Terry Slevin
Adjunct Professor Terry Slevin
CEO
Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)
Aram Hosie
Aram Hosie
Head of Strategic Communications
Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
Associate Professor Christina Pollard
Associate Professor Christina Pollard
Director
Public Health Advocacy Institute
Associate Professor Katie Atwell
Associate Professor Katie Atwell
Research Fellow
Collaboration on Social Science on Immunisation, The University of Western Australia
Associate Professor Melissa Stoneham
Associate Professor Melissa Stoneham
Research Fellow
Public Health Advocacy Institute
Barry McGuire
Barry McGuire
Red Spear
Dr Elizabeth Connor
Dr Elizabeth Connor
President
Public Health Association of Australia (WA Branch)
Dr Jane Barratt
Dr Jane Barratt
Secretary General
International Federation on Ageing
Dr Jonathan Hallett
Dr Jonathan Hallett
Senior Lecturer
Curtin School of Population Health
Dr Michael Moore AM
Dr Michael Moore AM
Distinguished Fellow
The George Institute for Global Health
Dr Sandro Demaio
Dr Sandro Demaio
CEO
VicHealth
Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine
Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine
CEO
Health Justice Australia
Dr Tom Calma AO
Dr Tom Calma AO
Chancellor
University of Canberra
Gary Humphries AO
Janine Freeman
Linda Savage
Malcolm Baalman
Malcolm Baalman
Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser
Public Health Association of Australia
Melinda Edmunds
Melinda Edmunds
Vice-President
Australian Health Promotion Association
Professor Catherine Bennett
Professor Catherine Bennett
Chair in Epidemiology
School of Health & Social Development, Deakin University
Professor Kristine Macartney
Professor Kristine Macartney
Director
National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance, University of Sydney
Professor Mike Daube AO
Professor Mike Daube AO
Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University
Professor Simon Chapman AO
Professor Simon Chapman AO
Emeritus Professor in Public Health at the University of Sydney
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