2021 Public Health Advocacy Symposium: Confronting Health Inequities
8.00-16.00 WA | 10.30-18.30 NT/SA | 10.00-18.00 QLD |
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your discount code).
Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)
Head of Strategic Communications
Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
Public Health Advocacy Institute
Collaboration on Social Science on Immunisation, The University of Western Australia
Public Health Advocacy Institute
Public Health Association of Australia (WA Branch)
International Federation on Ageing
Curtin School of Population Health
The George Institute for Global Health
Health Justice Australia
University of Canberra
Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser
Public Health Association of Australia
Australian Health Promotion Association
Chair in Epidemiology
School of Health & Social Development, Deakin University
National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance, University of Sydney
Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University
Emeritus Professor in Public Health at the University of Sydney