National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Information on injury care, violence, unintentional injury and resources.

Unintentional Injury Fact Sheets –

Adolescent injury, bicycle-related head injuries, child passenger safety, childhood injury, drowning injury prevention, falls and hip fractures in the elderly, cost of fall injuries among older adults, fire related injury and death, fireworks injury prevention, impaired driving, motor vehicle deaths in older Americans, pedestrian deaths and injuries, playground injuries and teenage motor vehicle deaths.

Violence prevention priority areas include – youth violence, family and intimate violence, suicide and firearm injuries. Project activities focus on primary prevention through a public health approach that complements the approaches used by criminal justice, education, and many other disciplines that work in this area –

National Crime Prevention – Towards A Safer Australia

Commonwealth Government initiative, aims to prevent violence and crime and reduce fear of violence and crime. Involves research projects, pilot projects, local prevention activities and training. Includes information on: conferences, seminars, workshops, publications and links to related sites.
Includes a 20 page summary of Pathways to Prevention: Developmental and Early Intervention Approaches to Crime in Australia.

National Injury Surveillance Unit

Located at Flinders University of South Australia. A collaborating unit of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Includes information on: datasets, research, injury surveillance and analysis, publications and reports, Directory of Australian Injury Personnel and the Australian Injury Prevention Network.