Tuesday, 19 May 2020
10.00am arrival morning tea and registration
10.30am Symposium commences
4.00pm Symposium concludes
About the Symposium
Injury is the leading cause of preventable death and disability that affects Australian children. Over the
Injury is the leading cause of preventable death and disability that affects Australian children. Over the past 40 years, Western Australia has achieved significant gains in the prevention of many types of injuries including burns and scalds, poisoning, drowning, falls, safe sleeping, road traffic accidents as well as the areas of product safety and injury surveillance. Join us as we explore the changes, challenges and accomplishments in Western Australian child injury prevention over the last four decades.
Hear presentations from Colin Pettit, The Commissioner for Children and Young People Western Australia and Professor Gervase Chaney, Dean, The School of Medicine at Notre Dame University, as well as representatives from the Department of Health, Consumer Protection, Royal Life Saving WA, Telethon Kids Institute plus many more!
The event is free but seats are strictly limited. RSVP closes 8th May 2020.