10-11 July Making Cities Liveable Conference 12 July Safe Cities Conference

10 – 11 July 2017, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane The 10th Making Cities Liveable Conference is a platform for government, academic and industry professionals to discuss public health, sustainability, natural resource management, transport, climate change, urban design, bio security and more. The conference will be held at Hotel Grand Chancellor in Brisbane on Monday 10th … Continued

2017 Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention (PREVCON),

Registration is now open for the 2017 Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention (PREVCON), to be held July 26-29, 2017 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland. Our biennial convention offers an exciting opportunity to meet and network with hundreds of public health and safety practitioners in the field of childhood injury prevention … Continued

World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017

Register today to participate in the 2017 World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vancouver, Canada. Don’t miss your chance to showcase your work to delegates of the 2017 World Conference on Drowning Prevention. Opportunities exist for oral and poster presentations in seven conference streams.  Take advantage of early bird pricing unit June 16th only The … Continued

13th Australian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference

The Australian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN), Australian Collaboration for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) and Federation University Australia, are pleased to invite you to the premier injury prevention conference for Australia and the Asia Pacific, the 13th Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, to be held at The Mecure Hotel … Continued

A huge international study of gun control finds strong evidence that it actually works

“……Santaella-Tenorio’s study (co-authored with Columbia professors Magdalena Cerdá and Sandro Galea, as well as the University of North Carolina’s Andrés Villaveces) examined roughly 130 studies that had been conducted in 10 different countries. Each of those 130 studies had looked at some specific change in gun laws and its effect on homicide and/or suicide rates. … Continued

VicRoads announce Community Road Safety Grants program round for 2017/18

VicRoads is pleased to announce VicRoads Community Road Safety Grants program round for 2017/18  – open until 4pm March 15 2016.  https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/safety-and-road-rules/road-safety-programs/vicroads-community-road-safety-grants-program/apply-for-funding Standard Program Grants Standard programs are initiatives that are delivered year in and out. The attached guidelines list most standard programs and any specific information in regards to them. Should a program that … Continued

Keep children safe from button batteries

  Every week, around 20 Australian children present to an emergency department following exposure to button batteries, including ingestions and insertions. Keep products with button batteries out of sight and out of reach of small children. Kids are like little safecrackers – they get into everything, including products and devices that use button batteries. If … Continued