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Sector News | March 2024

AOD resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation has developed a suite of alcohol and other drug (AOD) resources to assist stakeholders working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Resources include information on alcohol and drug treatment services, drug facts, health and wellbeing, and where to access support.

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Road safety grants

The Road Safety Commission’s Community Grants Program are open for applications. Grants are available up to $25,000 to help communities deliver road safety events and projects. Applications close Friday 8 March 2024.

Violence prevention training

Preventing Violence Together (PVT) has a number of Foundations of Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women workshops open for registration. The workshops are based on the Australian national Change the story framework for preventing violence against women, developed by Our Watch.

Advocacy Toolkit

WACOSS have recently released an updated Advocacy Toolkit and supporting resources to help you to advocate for outcomes and action on issues that matter.

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Drowning prevention evidence and evaluation project

International students needed!  Curtin University is collaborating with Royal Life Saving Society WA in conducting small group interviews with international students to explore their interactions with water-based activities in WA. Findings will be used to improve drowning prevention program messages, strategies and activities.

Contact Brooklyn Royce on 08 9266 4886 or [email protected] for more information

Injury Matters acknowledges and respects the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the custodians of the land on which we work, live and build our lives, families, and communities. We pay our respects to the First Nations People of this country, their cultures and Elders past, present and emerging.

Injury Matters strives to be culturally sensitive as we represent the Western Australian community in our imagery. Please be advised that our website or resources may contain images, videos, or voices of people who have since passed away.

If any material causes concern, please contact us on (08) 6166 7688.

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