Who are Injury Matters?

Located in Leederville, Western Australia (WA) on the land of the Whadjuk Noongar people, Injury Matters works to prevent injuries and support recovery across the state.

Given the breadth and diversity of injury in WA, we work across a range of current and emerging injury priority areas affecting the community. Some of our current areas of focus include; preventing falls in older adults, providing support for those affected by a road crash, building the capacity of the injury prevention sector and improving the mental and physical safety of heavy vehicle operators.

Our Vision

Safer people and places.

Our Purpose

To prevent and reduce the impact of injury and support those affected.

Our Values

  • Knowledge through diversity of people and skills
  • Inquisitive and brave to innovate
  • Genuine in our intent to have a positive impact
  • Considered in our approach through evidence and experience
  • Working with purpose and empathy to achieve better outcomes for people

Our Focus

To achieve our vision and purpose we focus on societal level changes down to the individual through influencing, empowering and collaborating.

  • Influencing individuals, agencies and decision-makers that injury prevention and the support of recovery is a priority.
  • Empowering people, communities, professionals and agencies to make better decisions and modify factors to prevent injury and support recovery.
  • Collaborating at local, national and international levels for effective shared solutions.