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Position Statements and Submissions

Injury Matters works to influence agencies and decision-makers that injury prevention and the support of recovery is a priority. Some of our advocacy activities include position statements, submissions and letters. Injury Matters utilises the available evidence to inform our position statements, programs and services for improved public health in Western Australia.

View some of our latest work below:

Position Statements

Falls in Older Adults in Western Australia Position Paper (2022)

Alcohol-related injuries in Western Australia Position Paper (2022)

Road Trauma in Western Australia Position Paper (2021)

ACNC Health Promotion Charities Definition Position Statement (2021)

Injury Matters WA State Election Priorities (2021)

Firearm-related injuries in Western Australia Position Paper (2021)

Statement to the Final Report of the Select Committee on Personal Choice and Community Safety (2020)


TGA’s Nicotine Vaping Products (2023)

Australian Centre for Disease Control (2022)

WA Seniors Strategy (2022)

Amendments to the Medicines and Poisons Regulations Submission (2022)

Joint Statement regarding the WA firearms legislation reform (2022)

ACNC’s Commissioner’s Interpretation Statement: Health Promotion Charities (2022)

National Joint Select Committee on Road Safety (2021)

NHVR’s draft 2021-2025 Heavy Vehicle Safety Strategy (2021)

WA Mental Health & AoD Services Plan 2015-2025 (2019)

National Road Safety Strategy Inquiry 2011-2020 (2018)

Sustainable Health Review (2018)