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Local WA Prevention and Recovery Initiatives Celebrated by Injury Matters

The 2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards Breakfast on Thursday 25 March showcased the amazing work that is being done to prevent and reduce the impact of injury within Western Australia. People from across WA came together to celebrate their achievements and acknowledge the leading injury prevention and recovery work happening in WA.   

2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Award Winners: 

Outstanding Achievement in Injury Prevention or Safety Promotion 
Royal Life Saving Society WA, Keep Watch Program. 

Outstanding Achievement in Injury Recovery 
Black Swan Health, Men of Hope. 

Outstanding Achievement in Influencing Injury Policy or Practice 
Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health at Curtin University and the Royal Life Saving Society of Western Australia, Make the Right Call research project. 

Outstanding Achievement Empowering WA to Prevent Injury or Support Recovery 
Royal Perth Hospital, Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth Program. 

Outstanding Achievement in Collaboration for a Safer WA 
Holyoake Wheatbelt Community Alcohol & Drug Service, The WCADS Prevention Team. 

Outstanding Achievement in Injury Prevention or Recovery Support Within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities 
South West Aboriginal Medical Service, Barang Koorliny (Get Moving) Program. 

Outstanding Achievement by a Local Government in Injury Prevention or Recovery Support 
City of Kwinana and the South Metropolitan Health Service, The Kwinana Falls Prevention Project. 

The 2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards finalists were reflective of the breadth and diversity of injury in WA, with initiatives focusing on a range of injury topics and across different levers of influence, from grassroots initiatives through to policy changes.   

Injury Matters would like to congratulate all of this year’s award winners and finalists for their contribution to creating a safer WA.  

For more information or photo’s please contact Ashleigh Kostecki, Injury Matters Communications & Marketing Coordinator on (08) 6166 7688.