Active Ageing and Reducing Falls in your Community for Local Government Webinar

Join Injury Matters for the “Active Ageing and Reducing Falls in your Community for Local Governments” webinar to hear about case studies from local governments who have successfully developed projects which combat falls in older adults.

This  Stay on Your Feet® webinar aims to:

  • Increase understanding of the prevalence of falls in the community.
  • Increase understanding of the risk factors for falls.
  • Increase knowledge of strategies implemented by Local Government to promote falls prevention and encourage active ageing (community engagement with older adults, promoting active ageing, eliminating barriers to improve health and reduce risk of falls).
  • Increase knowledge of strategies used to link falls prevention to LG Age Friendly plans

How culture promotes safety and violence prevention

Join us for the “Violence Prevention” webinar as we learn about preventing violence against women.Presentations will be provided by Daphne White and Monica Puccetti from Desert Blue Connect who will discuss their Community Respect and Equality Project, and also from Our Watch who will discuss the Changing the Picture: preventing violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women National Framework.

Join us for this webinar as we learn about preventing violence against women. Presentations will be provided by Daphne White and Monica Puccetti from Desert Blue Connect who will discuss their Community Respect and Equality Project, and also from Our Watch who will discuss the Changing the Picture: preventing violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women National Framework.

The webinar aims to:

  • Increase understanding of family violence in Australia
  • Increase knowledge of the gendered drivers and reinforcing factors of violence against women
  • Increase in awareness of community focused family violence prevention strategies
  • Increase capacity to plan and implement strategies which prevent family violence
  • Increased knowledge to identify the key actions we can take, and role we can all play in a coordinated national approach to prevent violence against women and children